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Damasus I., papa

Anastasius II., papa

Silverius, papa

Sabinianus, papa

Bonifatius IV., papa

Bulla (Papal bull) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 207

Auctoritas (Papal authority) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 158v

Hayton enumerating to a pope and two rulers the four considerations for a war: just cause, sufficient power and funds, accurate knowledge of the enemy, suitable weather.

The Pope and the Antipope in Fortune's castle

Pope and clerics from BL YT 28, f. 69

Miniature showing Pope Joan, who has just given birth to an infant during a Church procession. The infant lies on the ground and Joan kneels before it, arms raised in praise. Two cardinals, priest, and crowd observe. Initial, rubric, border design.

A pope, a king, a nun and two noblemen

Pope distributing candles from balcony ff. 72-73

Public coronation of the pope; the emperor with crown in hand stands apart ff. 242-243

The new pope, Martin V, on a white horse lead by the Emperor f. 231

Italy. Papal States, 1460-1820

St. Peter as pope (first bishop of Rome)

The coronation of the pope in the upper court with hundreds of bishops as retinue bearing lighted candles ff. 240-241

Pontifex Maximus Metellus forbids Consul and Flamen of Mars Postumius, who wanted to leave Rome for a military campaign in Africa, to abandon his religious duties

Pope Urban II urging kings and knights to join a Crusade, Nov. 1095

Death greets a pope, a cardinal, a bishop and a king

The Vatican Obelisk

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: Design for the Basilica of St. Peter's in the Vatican

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: The Vatican Obelisk

[Figure of a woman with raised hand, possibly Sybil in the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican]

Francis appearing to the pope from BL Harley 3229, f. 91

The Apollo Belvedere from the Vatican his left hand resting on the tree trunk around which coils a python

St. Peter as pope (first bishop of Rome)

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: Design for the Basilica of St. Peter's in the Vatican

Joseph of Arimathea, after Michelangelo's Crucifixion fresco in the Cappella Paolina, Vatican

Conversion of Saul, from Michelangelo's fresco in the Pauline Chapel at the Vatican

The Crucifixion of St Peter (after Michelangelo's Frescoes in the Pauline Chapel, Vatican Palace)

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: The Vatican Obelisque

Evangelium Lucae am XVI. cap [Satire of the Parable from Luke 16 with the Pope as the Rich Man and Martin Luther as Lazarus]

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: Vatican Tournament

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: Plan of the Vatican Teatro, in which the Vatican Tournament was Held

Vatican Pietà

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: Vatican Reception of the Duke of Tuscany

Alexander VI., papa

Eugen IV., papa

Julius II., papa

Sixtus IV., papa

Martin V., papa

Sixtus V., papa

Il Papa in sedia pontificale andando in cappella

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: Moving the Vatican Obelisk

[Overhead view showing path of obelisk during move from the Circus Nero to its new location at the Piazza of Saint Peter in Rome]

Della Trasportatione dell'Obelisco Vaticano et delle Fabriche di Nostro Signore Papa Sisto V fatte dal Cavallier Domenico Fontana Architetto di sua Santita Libro Primo

[Obelisk, wrapped in a protective casing, on its side on rollers, moving along scaffolding from the Circus Nero to its new location at the Piazza of Saint Peter in Rome]

[Obelisk erected at the Piazza of Saint Peter in Rome following its relocation from the Circus Nero]

[Scaffolding used for support when lowering obelisk at the Circus Nero prior to its relocation to the Piazza of Saint Peter in Rome]

[Obelisk at the Circus Nero prior to its relocation to the Piazza of Saint Peter in Rome]

Klemens VIII., papa

Fantasy based on Vatican: Sistine Chapel, Loggia (identification by James S. Ackerman) (recto); A Lion (verso)

Romanum Teritorium.

Paul V., papa

Leo XI., papa

Paul V., papa

Paul V., papa

Basilica di S. Pietro in Vaticano (spine title)

Gregor XV., papa

Pius II., papa

Urban VIII., papa

Urban VIII., papa

Julius III., papa

Klemens VII., papa

Leo X., papa

Leo XI., papa

Paul V., papa

Hadrian VI., papa

Paul III., papa

Pius IV., papa

Paul III., papa

Pius V., papa

Klemens VIII., papa

Leo X., papa

Innozenz IX., papa

Innozenz IX., papa

Leo XI., papa

Klemens VIII., papa

Urban VIII., papa

Urban VIII., papa

Palazzo e giardino dell'emin.mo S.r Card. Bentivoglio page 504

Alexander VII., papa

Alexander VII., papa

Innozenz X., papa

Plan of the City of Rome. Part 7 with a Dedication to Camillo Pamphili, the Vatican and Part of the City Wall

Innozenz X., papa

Innozenz X., papa

Innozenz X., papa

Urban VIII., papa

Alexander VII., papa

Alexander VII., papa

Alexander VII., papa

Klemens IX., papa

Gregor I. der Große, papa

Innozenz X., papa

Pius II., papa

Klemens VIII., papa

Alexander VII., papa