Sixtus IV

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Sixtus IV Italian pope from 1471 to 1484 who consented to the establishment of the Spanish Inquisition and built the Sistine Chapel (1414-1484)
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Usage

In literature:

The popes Marcellinus, Sixtus III., Stephen IV.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 6" by Various
Julius, who owed his rise in life to the favour of his uncle Sixtus IV.
"Sketches of Church History" by James Craigie Robertson
Federigo, Count of Montefeltro, had been created Duke of Urbino by Pope Sixtus IV.
"Women of the Romance Countries (Illustrated)" by John R Effinger
Printed at Rome by Philippus de Lignamine, courtier and physician to Sixtus IV.
"The Old English Herbals" by Eleanour Sinclair Rohde
In 1482 he again visited Italy and received the Golden Rose from Pope Sixtus IV.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 9" by Various
Sixtus IV was the son of a peasant.
"A Short History of Italy" by Henry Dwight Sedgwick
It was perhaps first published to meet the rush of German pilgrims to Rome at the Jubilee of Pope Sixtus IV, 1475.
"Fine Books" by Alfred W. Pollard
In 1478 he allied himself with Pope Sixtus IV.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 3" by Various
The republic was at war with Sixtus IV., who had taken part in the Pazzi conspiracy.
"Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature" by John Addington Symonds
It was several years before Sixtus IV.
"Mercedes of Castile" by J. Fenimore Cooper
In the only picture that remains to us of the series executed by Perugino in Rome for Sixtus IV.
"Great Masters in Painting: Perugino" by George C. Williamson
In the reign of Sixtus IV.
"Rome" by Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker
Externally his influence was thrown into the scale for peace, and, on the death of Sixtus IV.
"The Story of Florence" by Edmund G. Gardner
Not satisfied with having obtained from Sixtus IV.
"The History of the Inquisition of Spain from the Time of its Establishment to the Reign of Ferdinand VII." by Juan Antonio Llorente
Among the cardinals nominated by Sixtus IV.
"Rule of the Monk" by Giuseppe Garibaldi
When, in 1474, famine led Sixtus IV.
"A History of The Inquisition of The Middle Ages; volume II" by Henry Charles Lea
He entreated Pope Sixtus IV.
"Curiosities of Christian History" by Croake James
Riario, nephew to Pope Sixtus IV.
"The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. V (of 6)" by Luigi Antonio Lanzi
Sixtus IV., Alexander VI., Innocent VIII., Julius II.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 5" by Various
We have said that Pope Sixtus IV.
"The Makers of Modern Rome" by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
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