Urban VIII, Pope


Urban VIII, Pope
Urban VIII, Pope
Maffeo Barberini (1568-1644)

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  • Urban VIII —     Pope Urban VIII     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Urban VIII     Maffeo Barberini, born at Florence in April, 1568; elected pope, 6 August, 1623; died at Rome, 29 July, 1644.     His father Antonio Barberini, a Florentine nobleman, who died… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Pope Urban VIII —     Pope Urban VIII     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Urban VIII     Maffeo Barberini, born at Florence in April, 1568; elected pope, 6 August, 1623; died at Rome, 29 July, 1644.     His father Antonio Barberini, a Florentine nobleman, who died… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Pope Urban VIII — Urban VIII Papacy began 6 August 1623 Papacy ended 29 July 1644 ( 1000000000000002000000020 years …   Wikipedia

  • Urban VIII — (Maffeo Barberini) 1568 1644, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1623 44. * * * ▪ pope original name  Maffeo Barberini  baptized April 5, 1568, Florence died July 29, 1644, Rome  pope from 1623 to 1644.       The son of an aristocratic Florentine family …   Universalium

  • Urban VIII — (1568–1644)    Pope.    Urban was born Maffeo Barberini in Florence, Italy, and he was educated there and in Pisa. He was created a Cardinal in 1606, consecrated Bishop of Spoleto in 1608, Legate of Bologna in 1617 and he was elected Pope in 1623 …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Urban VIII — (Maffeo Barberini; r. 1623 1644)    Born in Florence in 1568 to a well to do family of merchants, Maffeo Barberini received a Jesuit education, his ecclesiastic career promoted by his uncle, an apostolic protonotary. He graduated with a degree in …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • Urban VIII — noun Italian pope from 1623 to 1644 who sanctioned the condemnation of Galileo but later freed him (1568 1644) • Syn: ↑Maffeo Barberini • Instance Hypernyms: ↑pope, ↑Catholic Pope, ↑Roman Catholic Pope, ↑pontiff, ↑Holy Father, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Glorification of the reign of Urban VIII, Palazzo Barberini, Rome — (1633 1639)    Commissioned by the Barberini from Pietro da Cortona, the Glorification of the Reign of Urban VIII shows Divine Providence commanding Immortality to crown the Barberini escutcheon, composed of bees contained in a laurel wreath held …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • Pope Urban — may refer to one of several people:*Pope Urban I, pope c. 222 230, a Saint *Pope Urban II, pope 1088 1099, the Blessed Pope Urban *Pope Urban III, pope 1185 1187 *Pope Urban IV, pope 1261 1264 *Pope Urban V, pope 1362 1370, also the Blessed Pope… …   Wikipedia

  • URBAN II —    Pope from 1088 to 1099, warm promoter of the first Crusade; URBAN III., pope from 1185 to 1187; URBAN IV., Pope from 1261 to 1264; URBAN V., Pope from 1362 to 1370, man of an ascetic temper; URBAN VI., Pope from 1378 to 1389, in his reign the… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia


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