59 minutes | Feb 7th 2020

#79 – The Papal War

In the aftermath of the Pazzi Conspiracy, Florence found itself excommunicated en masse by Pope Sixtus IV unless they handed over Lorenzo De Medici. When the city refused, Pope Sixtus went to war. 1479 drawing by Leonardo da Vinci of hanged Pazzi conspirator Bernardo Bandini dei Baroncelli   The post #79 – The Papal War appeared first on The Renaissance Times.
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