Maffeo Barberini


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Noun1.Maffeo Barberini - Italian pope from 1623 to 1644 who sanctioned the condemnation of Galileo but later freed him (1568-1644)
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Palazzo Barberini, home of Bernini's patron Maffeo Barberini (Urban VIII), is the home of Sperelli's lover Elena.
In 1623, when the family had been in the city for generations, Maffeo Barberini was elected as Pope Urban VIII.
In the Corsini Portrait of Maffeo Barberini his stylistic prowess delicately folds into a descriptive technique, revealing the image of the young, cultured, and ambitious future Pope Urban VIII, which Roberto Longhi had rejected as Caravaggio's work but Keith Christiansen thoroughly examines in his pertinent "Caravaggio's Portrait of Maffeo Barberini in the Palazzo Corsini, Florence.
Supposedly, Maffeo Barberini found inspiration in Matilda's awesome deeds even before becoming a pope and dedicated to her an ode published for the first time well into his pontificate, in 1635, as part of a collection entitled Poesie Toscane.
Additionally, Hammond overturns several previously held notions, one example of which is that Dal male il bene was originally presented in February 1654 in honor of the 1653 wedding of Maffeo Barberini and Olimpia Giustiniani.
Michelangelo Buonarroti the Younger (1568-1647), a Florentine poet and grandnephew of the artist, developed a lifelong relationship with Maffeo Barberini (1568-1644), the future Pope Urban VIII, and with other powerful members of the Barberini family, including Maffeo's brothers Carlo and Giovan Donato, his nephews Francesco, Antonio, and Taddeo, and his nieces Camilla and Clarice.
Even so, the men who made up Monte Libretti's town council still had to turn to the town's noble overlord, Maffeo Barberini, in their quest for a medical practitioner.
How could the pope make such a decision, given "the seventeenth-century dispensation of Pope Urban VIII (a decree by the pope Maffeo Barberini [r.
An accomplished man of letters, Maffeo Barberini published several volumes of verse and was recognized for his great knowledge and for his love of art and literature.
He also received support from the major Jesuit astronomers and mathematicians at Rome and the friendship of Cardinal Maffeo Barberini, who would become Pope Urban VIII in 1624.
Otro de sus opulentos patronos, ademas de gran amigo, fue el cardenal Maffeo Barberini, quien al ocupar el papado en 1623 con el nombre de Urbano VIII, alento al escultor para que se dedicara tambien a la pintura.
This family, for its part, supported the election of Maffeo Barberini in 1623 as Pope Urban VIII.