Power and Religion in Baroque Rome
Barberini Cultural Policies
CollectionKnowledge Unlatched (KU)
This study analyzes the ways in which a variety of cultural manifestations were the necessary preconditions for (religious) policy and power in the Rome of Urban VIII (1623-1644). Precisely their interaction created what we now call ‘Baroque Culture’.
KeywordsHistory; Early Modern History; Barberini family; Cardinal (Catholic Church); Gigli; Pope; Rome; Vatican Library
Publication date and place2005
SeriesBrill's Studies in Intellectual History, 135