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In the Acts of St. Cecilia and the "Liber Pontificalis" it is said that Pope Urban was buried in the Catacomb of Praetextatus on the Via Appia.
The Itineraries of the seventh century to the graves of the Roman martyrs all mention the grave of an Urban in connexion with the graves of several martyrs who are buried in the Catacomb of Praetextatus.
Pontif., I, xlvi-xlvii) that in the list of graves of the popes from which this notice is taken a line dropped out, and that it originally stated that the grave of Pope Alexander was on the Via Nomentana, and the grave of Pope Urban on the Via Appia in the Catacomb of Praetextatus.
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 Pope Urban IV
Thus Urban was sure of a majority in the Sacred College, but he brought into being a French party which was a principal factor in ecclesiastical policy for the rest of the thirteenth century and in the fourteenth century became practically the whole College.
Urban made it his business to prove that the fault lay with his opponent, for European opinion was interested in a struggle in which great princes such as Alphonsus of Aragon and Baldwin, the exiled Latin Emperor of Constantinople, had intervened on the side of peace.
Urban sought an understanding with Michael Palaeologus, and here too gave a lasting direction to papal policy, setting it on the path which led to the union (inoperative though it was) of Lyons in 1274.
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Urban succeeded in inducing many of those present to promist to help Alexius, but no definite step was taken by Urban till a few months later, when he summoned the most famous of his councils, that at Clermont in Auvergne.
Urban's reception in France had been most enthusiastic, and enthusiasm for the Crusade had spread as the pope journeyed on from Italy.
In October, 1098, the pope held a council at Bari with the intention of reconciling the Greeks and Latins on the question of the filioque; one hundred and eighty bishops attended, amongst whom was St. Anselm of Canterbury, who had fled to Urban to lay before him his complaints against the Red King.
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 Pope Urban ii   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Pope Urban II was one of the most prominent and active supporters of the Gregorian reforms, especially as legate in Germany in 1084, and was among the few whom Gregory nominated as possible successors to be Pope.
Pope Urban II died on July 29, 1099, fourteen days after the fall of Jerusalem to the Crusaders, but before news of the event had reached Italy; his successor was Paschal II.
Pope Urban II's agent in the Sicilian borderlands was the Norman ruler Roger De Guiscard II.
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 Pope Urban II (c. 1035-1099)
As pope, Urban II found active support for his policies and reforms among several groups: the nobility, whose mentality and interests he knew; the monks; the canons regular, for whom he became patron and legislator; and also, increasingly, the bishops.
Urban felt that his most urgent task was to secure his position against the antipope Clement III and to establish his authority as legitimate pope throughout Christendom.
Urban's pontificate not only led to a further centralization of the Roman Catholic church but also to the expansion of papal administration; it contributed to the development of the Roman Curia, the administrative body of the papacy, and to the gradual formation of the College of Cardinals.
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 Pope Urban II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Pope Urban II Pope Urban II The person who would become Pope Urban II was born around 1035 to a noble family in northern France.
Before and during his papacy, Urban was a member of a reform movement that wanted the clergy to be more removed from "worldly values" and influences, bringing life in general, closer to life in a monastery (Riley-Smith [1] 4).
Pope Urban II's response was to preach the First Crusade, starting on November 27, 1095, at the Council of Clermont.
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 Pope Urban VI Summary
on Urban, VI Urban VI (1318-1389) was pope from 1378 to 1389.
The arrogant and imperious temper of the new Pope, intoxicated by his unexpected fortune, showed itself in ways so intolerable that five months afterwards the majority of the cardinals met at Fondi, and, repudiating their previous action, proceeded to elect Robert of Geneva (September 20), who assumed the title of Clement VII (1378–94).
The measures of Urban VI were not without vigor, but at the same time were characterized by such a want of prudence and self-control as has given rise to the not improbable assertion that he actually was, at times at least, a lunatic.
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 Pope Urban VII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Urban VII, né Giovanni Battista Castagna (August 4, 1521 - September 27, 1590) was pope for thirteen days in September 1590, was of Genoese origin, although born in Rome.
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 Pope Urban II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Pope Urban II Urban II, 12th century, from Roman de Godfroi de Bouillon Urban II, né Otho of Lagery (or Otto or Odo) (1042 - July 29, 1099), was a pope from 1088 to July 29, 1099.
In accordance with this last policy, the marriage of the countess Matilda of Tuscany with Guelph of Bavaria was promoted, Prince Conrad was helped in his rebellion against his father and crowned King of the Romans at Milan in 1093, and the empress (Adelaide or Praxedes) encouraged in her charges against her husband.
Urban's crusading movement took its first public shape at the Council of Piacenza, where in March 1095 Urban received an ambassador from the Byzantine emperor Alexius I Comnenus, asking for help against the Muslims.
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 Pope Urban IV - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Urban IV was the son of a cobbler of Troyes, France.
Italy commanded Urban IV's full attention: the long confrontation with the late Hohenstaufen Frederick II had not been pressed during the mild pontificate of Alexander IV, while it devolved into interurban struggles between nominally pro-Imperial Ghibellines and even more nominally pro-papal Guelf factions, in which Frederick II's heir Manfred was immersed.
Urban IV's military captain was the condottiere Azzo d'Este, nominally at the head of a loose league of cities that included Mantua and Ferrara.
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 Saints of May 25 (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Hildebrand was influential in securing the election of Bishop Gebhard of Eichstaett as Pope Victor II in 1055, was papel legate to Empress-Regent Agnes of Germany's court in 1057 to get her to accept the election of Pope Stephen, and helped secure the election of Bishop Gerhard of Florence as Pope Nicholas II in 1059.
During the Nicholas's pontificate, Hildebrand was instrumental in the publication of the papal decree mandating that the election of popes was to be vested in the college of cardinals and was responsible for negotiating a treaty of alliance with the Normans in the Treaty of Melfi in 1059.
Pope Saint Urban, son of Pontianus, was elected pope c.
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 Pope Urban IV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Pope Urban IV Urban IV, né Jacques Pantaléon (''ca.'' 1195 - October 2, 1264), pope (1261-1264), was the son of a cobbler of Troyes, France, studied theology and common law in Paris, became bishop of Verdun, was employed in various missions by Innocent IV, and was made Patriarch of Jerusalem by Alexander IV.
As Pope he endeavoured, but without success, to stir up a new crusade on behalf of his former diocese of Jerusalem.
The festival of Corpus Christi ("the Body of Christ") was instituted by Urban IV in 1264.
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 The Galileo Project | Galileo | Patrons | Pope Urban VIII
Urban VIII saw to it that the Barberini family benefited from his papacy.
Urban had the bronze supporting girders of the Roman Pantheon melted down and made into cannon and and other objects.
It appears that the Pope never forgave Galileo for putting the argument of God's omnipotence (the argument he himelf had put to Galileo in 1623) in the mouth of Simplicio, the staunch Aristotelian whose arguments had been systematically destroyed in the previous 400-odd pages.
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 Pope Urban VIII - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pope Urban VIII (April 1568 – July 29, 1644), born Maffeo Barberini, was Pope from 1623 to 1644.
Urban VIII was a clever writer of Latin verse, and a collection of Scriptural paraphrases as well as original hymns of his composition has been frequently reprinted.
On his death, the bust of Urban that lay beside the Conservator’s Palace on the Capitoline Hill was rapidly destroyed by an enraged crowd, and only a quick-thinking priest saved the sculpture of Urban belonging to the Jesuits from a similar fate.
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 The Knights Templar | Pope Urban II - 1042 - 1099 | templarhistory.com
Pope Urban II - 1042 - 1099
Pope Urban II, the man who was ultimately responsible for the launch of the first Crusade was born Odo de Lagery, although some historical accounts list him as Ottho or Otto, in 1042.
Odo de Lagery was crowned Pope in 1088 at the age of 46.
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 Pope Urban VIII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Maffeo Barberini was born in Florence in April, 1568, elected Pope Urban VIII on 6 August, 1623, and died at Rome, 29 July, 1644.
Pope Urban VIII was an excellent classical Latinist and felt that the hymns of the Roman Breviary needed to be reshaped into classical models.
Urban VIII was not content to leave alone the works of such great Latin Hymnists such as Prudentius, Fortunatus, or even Ambrose, but instead molded their works and the works of others into classical forms.
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 ST. URBAN I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
That St. Cecilia was a noble Roman lady who was martyred is certain, but her martyrdom goes back to an earlier time than the reign of Pope Urban.
As a matter of fact, Pope Urban lived in times of comparative peace for the Church.
Urban was buried in the Cemetery of Calixtus.
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 Speech at Clermont by Pope Urban II
All versions agree that Pope Urban II, the first French Pope, spoke out of doors to the common people as well as church leaders and nobles on November 27, 1095 at Clermont in France.
Accordingly undertake this journey for the remission of your sins, with the assurance of the imperishable glory of the kingdom of heaven.
When Pope Urban had said these and very many similar things in his urbane discourse, he so influenced to one purpose the desires of all who were present, that they cried out, "It is the will of God!
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In 1094 or 1095, Alexios I Komnenos, the Byzantine emperor, sent to the pope, Urban II, and asked for aid from the west against the Seljuq Turks, who taken nearly all of Asia Minor from him.
Furthermore, the Pope condemned with a fearful anathema all those who dared to molest the wives, children, and possessions of these who were going on this journey for God.
Urban, bishop, servant of the servants of God, to all the faithful, both princes and subjects, waiting in Flanders; greeting, apostolic grace, and blessing.
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 Pope Urban II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Pope Urban II '''Urban II''', né Otho of Lagery (or Otto or Odo) (1042 - July 29, 1099), pope from 1088 to July 29, 1099, was born into nobility in France at Lagery (near Châtillon-sur-Marne) and was church educated.
He was archdeacon of Reims when, under the influence of St Bruno his teacher, he resigned and entered the cloister at Cluny where he rose to be prior.
Urban is best known for starting the First Crusade.
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 Pope Urban - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pope Urban I, 222/223 to 230 - a Saint
Pope Urban II, 12 March 1088 to 29 July 1099 - the Blessed Pope Urban
Pope Urban VII, 15 September 1590 to 27 September 1590- the shortest reigning pope
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 St Peter's - Monument to Urban VIII
This monument to Pope Urban VIII by Bernini is a pyramidal layout similar to the tomb of Pope Paul III though more harmonious.
It was under Urban VIII that Galileo Galilei (d.1642), although a personal friend, was condemned for a second time and forced to renounce the Copernican system under threat of torture (1633).
Urban VIII consecrated the new St. Peter's Basilica on November 18, 1626, and commissioned the famous sculptor and architect Gian Lorenzo Bernini (d.1680) and other artists to beautify the basilica and the streets and piazzas of Rome.
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 The Story of the Crusades (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Urban is pictured above in a French manuscript made just after the Crusades had ended 200 years later.
Pope Pius II (Piccolomini) died in 1464 on the way to Ancona, where he was (unsuccessfully) trying to put together a Crusade (which he had preached earlier at Mantova, an event recorded in the Piccolomini Library in Siena Duomo) to recapture Constantinople, which had finally fallen to the Turkish
In 1578 the King of Portugal was off crusading against Morocco, and in 1588 Pope Sixtus V blessed the Spanish Armada as a Crusade against Protestant England.
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 Pope Urban I - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although he died on May 23, he was buried on May 25, which is celebrated as his feast day.
Urban is portrayed in art after his beheading, with the papal tiara near him.
This biography of a Pope or a claimant to the papacy is a stub.
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 URBAN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Urban is the pope in The Second Nun's Tale.
Cecile sends her husband Valerian to seek the old pope Urban, who lives in a cave near the Via Appia, SNT 141-189, and Urban explains to him the nature of Cecile's vocation, SNT 190-215; he baptizes Valerian, SNT 215-217.
Urban appears once initially, SNT 189; ten times in medial positions, SNT 177, 179, 185, 217, 306, 309, 350, 541, 547, 551; and once in final rhyming position, SNT 305.
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 Free Essays - Pope Urban II
Pope Urban II This is the first 1,000 characters of 397 words (2 pages) in the essay titled Pope Urban II
Pope Urban II Pope Urban II had called the Christians to join him in a Holy War to reclaim the
Urban had originally hoped for the crusading army to be
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 Pope by Pope: a sketch experiment: Double Dose! Twenty-fourth Pope: Sixtus II (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Pope by Pope: a sketch experiment: Double Dose!
OK, so the portrait of Sixtus II that I drew from was so compelling, I had to draw him twice.
Really, I've got nothing against popes, past or present.
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 Pope Urban II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He is most known for starting the First Crusade (1095–99) and setting up the modern day Roman Curia, in the manner of a royal court, to help run the Church.
He was archdeacon of Rheims when, under the influence of St. Bruno his teacher, he resigned and entered the cloister at Cluny where he rose to be prior.
He asked the Frenchmen to turn their swords in favour of God's service, and the assembly replied Dieu le veut!
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