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  Pope Sixtus V - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sixtus V, born Felice Peretti (December 13, 1521 -– August 27, 1590) was pope from 1585 to 1590.
Sixtus V agreed to renew the excommunication of Queen Elizabeth I of England, and to grant a large subsidy to the Armada of King Philip II, but, knowing the slowness of Spain, would give nothing till the expedition should actually land in England.
Sixtus V excommunicated Henry of Navarre, and contributed to the Catholic League, but he chafed under his forced alliance with Philip, and looked for escape.
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 Lecture #16
The power of Pope Sixtus V 's ideas was so strong that though not all of his ideas were executed during his life, their power remained and became a reality over a span of many years.
The Rome that Pope Sixtus V inherited was a city of chaos; it was a city crowded with hundreds of Christian pilgrims visiting the seven pilgrimage churches of Rome - San Pietro in Vaticano (St. Peter's), San Giovanni in Laterano, Santa Maria Maggiore, San Paolo fuori le Mura and San Lorenzo fuori le Mura.
Sixtus V based Rome's new movement system on the Strada Felice - the main route from south-east to north-west which was constructed in the first year of his papacy.
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 Statue of Sixtus V by PARACCA, Giovanni Antonio
Pope Sixtus V was thinking about his tomb even before he was elected, when in 1568 he commissioned the twin tombs for Pius V (1566-72) and himself.
On the monument to Sixtus V the statue of the pope is by Vasoldo, the reliefs by Egidio della Riviera and Nicolas Pippi.
The statue was conceived as a counterpart to the tomb of Pius V, Sixtus V's predecessor.
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 Pope Sixtus V
Of almost equal importance with the extermination of the bandits was, in the opinion of Sixtus V, the rearrangement of the papal finances.
Far-reaching were the reforms which Sixtus V introduced in the management of ecclesiastical affairs.
In the creation of cardinals Sixtus V was, as a rule, guided by their good qualities.
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 Legendary Rome - Sixtus V, the tough pope   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Among the many popes who held in their hands the fate of Rome, Sixtus V (1585-90) is indeed a special one.
And Sixtus V did so, with iron fist, an attitude that was worth him the nickname of "the tough pope" among the roman citizens.
Having been shown the prodigious image, Sixtus V asked for an axe, and uttering the words "as Christ, I worship you; as wood, I break you", he landed a violent blow on the image, cracking it into pieces.
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 Santa Susanna
Pope Sixtus V was responsible for the construction and frescoes of the present church, and five others were cardinal priest of Santa Susanna before their election as pope.
The pope responsible for the remodeling of the present church of Santa Susanna, he was born Felice Peretti in the March of Ancona on December 13, 1520.
It was Sixtus who commissioned the remodeling of the Santa Susanna as part of his urban renewal, and it was school of Sistine artists associated with his commissions he painted the present frescoes inside the church.
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 Talk:Pope Sixtus V - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sixtus died execrated by his own subjects; but posterity has recognized in him one of the greatest popes.
He was impulsive, obstinate, severe, and autocratic; but his mind was open to large ideas, and he threw himself into his undertakings with an energy and determination that often compelled success.
Looks like a pretty mainstream assessment to me. I wonder what Whig's personal assessment of Sixtus V's urbanisation schemes for Rome is, if you get my drift.
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 Station Information - Pope Sixtus V
Pope Sixtus V, born Felice Peretti (December 13, 1521 - August 27, 1590) was pope from 1585 to 1590.
He was sent to Venice as inquisitor general, but carried matters with a high hand, became embroiled in quarrels, and was forced to leave in 1560.
In 1589 was begun a revision of the Vulgate, the so-called Editio Sixtina.
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 Encyclopedia: Pope Sixtus V   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Pope (from Greek: pappas, father; from Latin: papa, Papa, father) is the successor of St....
Saint Pius V, né Antonio Ghislieri, from 1518 called Michele Ghislieri (January 17, 1504 – May 1, 1572) was pope from 1566 to 1572 and is a saint of the Catholic Church.
[[Pope Sixtus V]], the [[Jesuits]], [[Catherine de Medici]], and [[Philip II of Spain]] were all members of this intransigent ultra-Catholic party, bent upon extirpating the Protestant [[heresy]] in France once and...
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 Pope Sixtus V
Sixtus V, given name Felice Peretti, Roman Catholic Pope from 1585 to 1590, was born at Grottamara, in Ancona, on the 13th of December 1521.
Sixtus set no limit to his plans; and what he achieved in his short pontificate is almost incredible; the completion of the dome of St. Peter's; the loggia of Sixtus in the Lateran; the chapel of the Praesepe in Sta.
But Sixtus had no appreciation of antiquity: the columns of Trajan and Antoninus Pius were made to serve as pedestals for the statues of Saints Peter and Paul; the Minerva of the Capitol was converted into "Christian Rome"; the Septizonium of Severus was demolished for its building materials.
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 Epiphanius Physiologus: Pope Sixtus V
Felice Peretti (1521-1590) was elected Pope Sixtus V in 1585, and remained in office until his death in 1590.
Pius V made him Bishop in the Kingdom of Naples in 1566, and in 1570, made him a cardinal-priest.
After Gregory XIII died in 1585 Peretti was elected pope, taking the name Sixtus V. He was a stern and harsh ruler, of necessity: Rome at the time was plagued with brigands and bandits.
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 Sixtus V on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He was created cardinal (1570) by St. Pius V. As pope, Sixtus V set about bringing order to the Papal States, which were at the mercy of brigands, and his methods, if violent, were successful.
Sixtus V is one of the great figures of the Counter Reformation.
The Path to a New Pontiff: On the outside, the election of a new Pope is a carefully choreographed ritual steeped in Catholic tradition.
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 International Catholic University: 18.4
Pope Saint Pius V was a Dominican, and Pope Sixtus V was a Franciscan.
This coalition that the pope and Philip II, the King of Spain, put together was to fight the Turk, and to fight the Turk on the seas in the Mediterranean, and it led to the Battle of Lepanto in 1571, which was the great victory of the Christian fleet over the Ottoman fleet.
Sixtus interfered in the work that was done, had it published early or did work on it himself and did not do a good job, and it was out, and it was making the Church in one sense almost a laughing stock.
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Pope St. Sixtus I (in the oldest documents, Xystus is the spelling used for the first three popes of that name), succeeded St.
According to the "Liberian Catalogue" of popes, he ruled the Church during the reign of Adrian "a conulatu Nigri et Aproniani usque Vero III et Ambibulo", that is, from 117 to 126.
Eusebius, who in his "Chronicon" made use of a catalogue of popes different from the one he used in his "Historia ecclesiastica", states in his "Chronicon" that Sixtus I was pope from 114 to 124, while in his "History" he makes him rule from 114 to 128.
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 St. Pius V: A Dominican Pope   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This was the situation facing Pope St. Pius V in the autumn of 1571.Word had come that a huge navy from Turkey was on its way to try to add Italy to the Ottoman Empire—and to make all Christians into Moslem slaves.
With a great love for the Sacrifice of the Mass, Pope Pius V unified the liturgy by standardizing the Roman Breviary and the Missal, thus allowing for uniform recitation of the Office and celebration of the Mass.
In 1588 Pope Sixtus V had the remains of Pope Pius transferred to the Basilica of St. Mary Major in Rome—a permanent tribute to Pius’ love of the Blessed Mother and her Rosary.
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 Some important popes
His importance as a pope is due to him launching the Counter-Reformation, during which the Catholic Church underwent a revival in order to combat the rise of the Protestant faith in the countries of Northern Europe.
He became pope at a time when the architect Gian Lorenzo Bernini was at his peak and many magnificent buildings in Rome bear the Barberini symbol, the bee.
When he was reminded that, under a senatorial decree, statues of popes could only be erected after their death, he replied that the rule didn't apply to men of his stature.
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 Roman Monographies - Obelisks (part I)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Pope Sixtus V had them restored, and stood them in their present location.
While having the obelisk moved to the center of the square, pope Sixtus V removed the globe, which was later replaced by a cross and a bronze crest of the Chigi family (a star over small hills), appearing also on other obelisks.
Pope Sixtus V started digging it, but the obelisk was stood again in its present site no sooner than by the end of the 18th century.
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 Pope Sixtus V - A Declaration of the Sentence and Deposition of Elizabeth - 1588
Pope Sixtus V - A Declaration of the Sentence and Deposition of Elizabeth - 1588
First, for that she is an heretic and schismatic, excommunicated by two His Holiness's predecessors, obstinate in disobedience to God and the See Apostolic, presuming to take upon her, contrary to nature, reason, and all laws both of God and man, supreme jurisdiction and spiritual authority over men's souls.
Exhorting withall, and straightly commanding, that all men according to their force and ability, be ready and diligent to assist herein; to the end no occasion be given to use violence, or to punish such persons as shall neglect this commandment.
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 Journal of San Diego History
Jubilant, Felipe II and the prince petitioned the Franciscan Pope Sixtus V (1585-1590) to declare Fray Diego a saint.
Because of this, the congregation urged Sixtus V to announce Diego's elevation to the altars of the Church as St. Didacus.
Sixtus undoubtedly acted as expeditiously as he did due to his own identification with the principles Diego de Alcalá represented, especially in his earnestness for missionary activity to "rewin" the world, veneration of St. Mary, and disregard for personal comforts or aggrandizements.
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 Pope Sixtus V - Triumphantis Hierusalem - 1588   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Triumphant Jerusalem's sempiternal glory and the never withering crowns of the Saints, most happily reigning with Christ Holy Mother Church admiring these with joy, militant upon this earth, truly hastening to the same crown of justice, does not cease to preach that God is wonderful in His Saints.
Rather even Our Predecessor of pious memory, Pope Clement IV, who loved this holy man intensively and was delighted by his wonderful doctrine, obtained for him the distinguished Archepiscopate of York, so that so excellening in virtue and prudence he might run about in a broader field for the utility of the many.
Truly in these last days, in which already there has come those dangerous times described by the Apostle, and the blasphemous, proud, seductive men who advance to what is worse still, erring and sending others into error, this (kind of theology) is necessary to sensibly confirm the dogmas of the Catholic Faith and confute heresies.
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Pope Sixtus V (1585-1590) the inquisitor for Venice, (he is recalled due to his severity) the Franciscan Cardinal Felice Peretti da Montalto upon being elected Pope proclaimed "now I am Caesar".
To seal the treaty Pope Sixtus V (1585-1590) excommunicated the King of Navarre and next in line King of France by saying the authority vested in Saint Peter and his successors by the infinite power of the Eternal King surpasses all the power of earthly kings and princes.
The Pope supported King Philips proposal that until succession is resolved he be appointed Protector of the State and of the Religion of the Kingdom of France.
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He is a Pope from the twentieth century, and although he had a brief papacy he was apparently well-respected during it.
That's Pope Innocent III, that is. After becoming Pope aged 37, Innocent then proceeded to excommunicate anything which looked at him crooked, including King John, the Archbishop of Canterbury, and the entire city of Venice.
This Pope, was, confusingly, no relation to David Gregory "the Great", Colchester United's midfield boss-man. Interstingly, David Gregory also has two Gregorian chants for him, one of which is "ooh, David Gregory", and the other was "show your brother how to score".
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 NOVA Online | Mysteries of the Nile | A World of Obelisks: Rome
It was not until the 16th century that Pope Sixtus V ordered a search for the monolith.
In the 16th century, the Pope Sixtus V directed the obelisk to be re-erected in the collonnaded square before the Basilica of St. Peter, where it remains to this day.
Sometime later it toppled, to be resurrected in the 16th century under Pope Sixtus V. In 1589, it became the centerpiece of the Piazza del Popola in Rome, where three major avenues of the city converge.
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 Pope   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Pope Sixtus V was a decendant of a Dalmatian family that fled to Italy as many others had to escape the Turks during the 15th century.
He was responsible for the present Pope’s apartments in the Vatican, the Vatican Library, the Lateran Palace, the Spanish Steps, he placed the obelisk from the Circus Maximus in the middle of St Peter’s Square.
In The Life and Times of Sixtus V it states he did not forget his Slavonian origin and that other Slavonian refugees founded that miserable quarter called Schiavonia in Rome.
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 Pope Sixtus V   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Pope Sixtus V. Pope Sixtus V. (Felice Peretti), pope from 1585 to 1590, was born at Grottamara[?], in Ancona, on December 13, 1521.
The Jesuits Sixtus regarded with disfavour and suspicion.
Sixtus took refuge in evasion, and temporized until death relieved him of the necessity of coming to a decision (27th of August 1590).
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