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The Pope, His Banker, and Venice

by Felix Gilbert

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: c 1500 to c 1750,
  • Italy - History,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Italy,
  • Europe - Italy,
  • History / General,
  • General,
  • Europe - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7693291M
    ISBN 100674689763
    ISBN 109780674689763

    When young investment banker Tim Ekaterin becomes involved in the cutthroat world of thoroughbred racing, he finds his life in business blown to smithereens. For suddenly the multimillion dollar loan he arranges to finance the purchase of a champion racehorse is threatened by . Pisa, Milan, Venice in , Geneva (moved to Lyons in ), Avignon, Bruges, London and an itinerant branch that followed the Pope around to tend to his needs—not for nothing have they been called "God's Bankers" —all hosted a Medici arters: Florence, Republic of Florence (present .

    Agostino Andrea Chigi (29 November – Ap ) was an Italian banker and patron of the Renaissance. Born in Siena, he was the son of the prominent banker Mariano Chigi, a member of an ancient and illustrious house. He moved to Rome around , collaborating with his : Agostino Andrea Chigi, Novem , Siena, . His accession to the throne coincided with the outbreak of the War of the League of Cambrai, in which most European states, including France, the Holy Roman Empire (Germany), Spain, and the papacy of Pope Julius II della Rovere joined together in a combination that bid fair to annihilate Venice .

    The Illuminists had to wait another 55 years to gain control of the Papacy. When Pope Pius XII died in , a Freemason Cardinal Angello Roncalli, became Pope John XXIII. Predictably, his first act was to begin to remove the element of Divine Revelation from Catholic teaching, and to embrace naturalism, materialism and Communism. The Pope, His Banker, and Venice is in effect a long essay, and a fine piece of historical craftsmanship it is. It draws together a number of themes which have been life-long favorites of the author. It draws together a number of themes which have been life-long favorites of the author.


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Roberto Calvi (13 April – 17 June ) was an Italian banker dubbed "God's Banker" (Italian: Banchiere di Dio) by the press because of his close association with the Holy See. He was a native of Milan and was Chairman of Banco Ambrosiano which collapsed in one of Italy's biggest political : 13 AprilMilan, Italy.

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