Julius II: The Warrior Pope
Christine Shaw's new biography uses a wealth of archival sources to paint a vivid portrait of one of the most remarkable and colourful men ever to sit on the papal throne. Admired and hated, his actions were always controversial and made him one of the most influential figures in Renaissance Italy.
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The Renaissance defined Pope Julius II as the warrior pope, and he tried to return the favor. He deserved the name, but his influence went far beyond the papacy's somewhat meager military powers, and ... Read full review