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JSTOR: Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Vol. 71, No. 3 (September 2012), pp. 278-305. Genius of rome 1592. Scipione Borghese als Kardinalprotektor: Studien zur römischen Mikropolitik in der frühen Neuzeit. Find using OpenURL Scipione Borghese als Kardinalprotektor: Studien zur römischen Mikropolitik in der frühen Neuzeit (review) In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: This valuable volume belongs to the series of studies of the "micropolitics" of the early modern papacy undertaken by Wolfgang Reinhard and his students over the past thirty years.

Scipione Borghese als Kardinalprotektor: Studien zur römischen Mikropolitik in der frühen Neuzeit

Many of them center around Cardinal Scipione Borghese (1579-1633), papal nephew of Pope Paul V, because of the rich documentation surrounding him that survives. The author shows the difficulty that one encounters in attempting to define the role of the cardinal-protector; it varied greatly from instance to instance but nearly always was associated with a form of patronage and the exercise of influence. The protectorate over pious works also offered opportunities to exercise patronage, though it would be a mistake to attribute Borghese's activity solely to...

Incorrect username or password. Coat of arms of Cardinal Scipione Borghese (1579-1633) The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church - Biographical Dictionary - Consistory of July 18, 1605. Protestant Reformation. Scipione Borghese – Puppetmaster of Caravaggio. Caravaggio, Ottavio Leoni, 1621 Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610) created a world of darkness and light through his paintings.

Scipione Borghese – Puppetmaster of Caravaggio

What may appear as just another expression of art to the casual viewer is in actuality a true reproduction of his world. Counter-Reformation. A copy of the Vulgate (the Latin edition of the Catholic Bible) printed in 1590, after many of the Council's reforms had begun to take place in Catholic worship.

Counter-Reformation

The Counter-Reformation (also the Catholic Revival[1] or Catholic Reformation) was the period of Catholic revival beginning with the Council of Trent (1545–1563) and ending at the close of the Thirty Years' War (1648), and was initiated in response to the Protestant Reformation. The Counter-Reformation was a comprehensive effort composed of four major elements: Ecclesiastical or structural reconfigurationReligious ordersSpiritual movementsPolitical dimensions Council of Trent[edit] Pope Urban VIII. Caravaggio: Realism, Rebellion, Reception - Genevieve Warwick, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. Art and Love in Renaissance Italy - Andrea Bayer, Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) My Laocoön: Alternative Claims in the Interpretation of Artworks - Richard Brilliant.

Honour, love and truth, an alternative reading of Titian's Sacred and Profane Love - Robertson - 2008 - Renaissance Studies. Performativity and Performance in Baroque Rome - Peter Gillgren, Mårten Snickare. Bernini’s Statues in the Villa Borghese « Ben Drum’s Rome Summer Blog. The Borghese were one of the most influential families in early 17th century Rome.

Bernini’s Statues in the Villa Borghese « Ben Drum’s Rome Summer Blog

Originating in Siena, where the Borghese gained power through appointments to communes, the family moved to Rome under the guidance of Marcantonio in 1541. The family rose to power in 1605, when Marcantonio’s son Camillo Borghese was picked as the compromise candidate between two front-runner cardinals in a surprising papal election. Arts >> Borghese, Scipione Caffarelli. Scipione Caffarelli Borghese, a seventeenth-century Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, was a bold and influential patron and collector of the visual arts.

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As is the case with many other famous Europeans of the early modern period, we are dependent primarily upon derogatory sources for documentation of his homosexuality. However, Borghese's art collection also provides clues about his personal life. <a href="/glossary.php? Word=homoerotic&part=" target="_blank">homoerotic</a> <a href="/glossary.php? And the fusion of genders. As a patron and collector, Borghese revealed wide-ranging tastes, but he consistently demonstrated a willingness to challenge conventional standards, as he may have done as well in his personal life. Life and Career. How the Borghese family acquired their titles. Amazon. The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church - Biographical Dictionary - Consistory of July 18, 1605.

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Scipione Caffarelli-Borghese

Scipione Caffarelli-Borghese (Roma, 1º settembre 1577 – Roma, 2 ottobre 1633) è stato un cardinale, arcivescovo cattolico e collezionista d'arte italiano, nipote di papa Paolo V. Biografia[modifica | modifica sorgente] Nel 1603 divenne Abate Commendatario del Monastero di San Pietro all'Olmo, carica che tenne per trent'anni. Il 25 ottobre 1610 venne nominato arcivescovo di Bologna per poi essere consacrato l'8 dicembre successivo nella Cappella Sistina a Roma, per mano del papa Paolo V, assistito dal cardinale Maffeo Barberini, vescovo di Spoleto, e dal cardinale Giovanni Garzia Mellini, vescovo di Imola. Scipione ad ogni modo non fece mai un ingresso nella propria diocesi, limitandosi a governarla da Roma attraverso un vescovo suffraganeo per poi rinunciarvi definitivamente dopo appena due anni, nel 1612.

Famoso il suo mecenatismo a favore dei suoi collaboratori, compresa la servitù, di cui si cita Genesio Cerone che gli salvo la vita in un incidente. Scipione Borghese. Biography[edit] Birth and elevation[edit] Originally named Scipione Caffarelli, he was born in Artena, the son of Francisco Caffarelli and Ortensia Borghese.

Scipione Borghese

In the classic pattern of papal nepotism, Cardinal Borghese wielded enormous power as the Pope's secretary and effective head of the Vatican government. On his own and the Pope's behalf he amassed an enormous fortune through papal fees and taxes, and acquired vast land holdings for the Borghese family. Cardinal[edit] Scipione received many honours from his uncle.