Julius II(redirected from Giuliano della Rovere)
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Ju·lius II(jo͞ol′yəs) Originally Giuliano della Rovere. 1443-1513.
Pope (1503-1513) who enlarged the temporal power of the papacy and was active in military campaigns in Europe. He also ordered the construction of Saint Peter's in Rome and commissioned Michelangelo to decorate the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican.
Julius II(ˈdʒuːljəs; -lɪəs)
(Biography) original name Guiliano della Rovere. 1443–1513, pope (1503–13). He completed the restoration of the Papal States to the Church, began the building of St Peter's, Rome (1506), and patronized Michelangelo, Raphael, and Bramante