The Medici, Godfathers of the Renaissance The Medici Popes /

Once the bloodline of the Medici extended into the clergy, it was perhaps inevitable that at least one Medici pope would appear. This program illustrates the intrigue and open conflict surrounding the rise of Pope Leo X (Giovanni de' Medici) and the subsequent Pope Clement VII (Giovanni's cousin, Gi... Full description

Corporate Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other Authors: Films Media Group., Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2009], c2004.
Series: Medici, godfathers of the renaissance
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Online Access: Part of the Films on Demand collection.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Medici Popes (1:21)
  • Michelangelo's David (2:37)
  • Michelangelo's Youth (1:38)
  • Giovanni and Giulio de' Medici: Cast Into Exile (1:02)
  • Importance of Florence (1:44)
  • Michelangelo's "David" (2:08)
  • Michelangelo's View of David (0:40)
  • Appeal to Pope Julius II (0:44)
  • Leonardo da Vinci: The Great Master (1:20)
  • Rival Artists: Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo (1:40)
  • Florence Prepares for Invasion (1:18)
  • Sack of Prato (1:49)
  • Letter to the Pope (0:52)
  • Giovanni de' Medici Elected Pope (1:43)
  • Florence Celebrates (2:32)
  • Pope Leo X (1:19)
  • Sistine Chapel (1:44)
  • Fresco Painting (1:16)
  • Sistine Chapel Ceiling (1:15)
  • Michelangelo Creates Tombs (2:00)
  • Machiavelli in Exile: The Prince (2:52)
  • Inside the Vatican: Plot to Kill the Pope (1:31)
  • Papal Indulgences (2:48)
  • Martin Luther Starts Revolution (1:50)
  • Leo Condemns Luther to Hell (1:29)
  • Battle for the Soul of Europe (0:58)
  • Lutherans Bring Fury to Rome (1:43)
  • Sack of Rome (1:22)
  • Clement Escapes for Florence (1:56)
  • Clement's Niece Taken Captive (1:57)
  • Clement Makes Political Alliance (1:27)
  • Last Judgment (1:41)
  • Reign of Medici Ends (1:58)