The Resource Michelangelo and the Pope's ceiling

Michelangelo and the Pope's ceiling

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Michelangelo and the Pope's ceiling
Title
Michelangelo and the Pope's ceiling
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Language
eng
Summary
In 1508, despite strong advice to the contrary, the powerful Pope Julius II commissioned Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the newly restored Sistine Chapel. With little experience as a painter (though famed for his sculpture David), Michelangelo was reluctant to begin the massive project.Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling recounts the four extraordinary years Michelangelo spent laboring over the vast ceiling while the power politics and personal rivalries that abounded in Rome swirled around him. Battling against ill health, financial difficulties, domestic problems, the pope's impatience, and a bitter rivalry with the brilliant young painter Raphael, Michelangelo created scenes so beautiful that they are considered one of the greatest masterpieces of all time. A panorama of illustrious figures converged around the creation of this great work-from the great Dutch scholar Desiderius Erasmus to the young Martin Luther-and Ross King skillfully weaves them through his compelling historical narrative, offering uncommon insight into the intersection of art and history
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Midwest
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1962-
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King, Ross
Dewey number
759.5
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not applicable
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other
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Read by Alan Sklar
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Sklar, Alan
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  • Michelangelo Buonarroti
  • Michelangelo Buonarroti
  • Cappella Sistina (Vatican Palace, Vatican City)
  • Mural painting and decoration, Italian
  • Mural painting and decoration, Renaissance
  • Italy
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adult
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Michelangelo and the Pope's ceiling
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unknown
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digital storage
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier.
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spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent.
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MWT11994417
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Abridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 25 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780792758662
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia.
Media type code
c
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11994417
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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11994417
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Michelangelo and the Pope's ceiling
Link
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT11994417
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Abridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 25 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780792758662
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11994417
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11994417
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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