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The Last Judgment free pdf Painted on the altar wall of the Sistine Chapel, 28 years after Michelangelo completed the glorious and hopeful ceiling, "The Last Judgment" is full of stark images depicting the End of Days. Here, James Connor uncovers the secrets behind the fresco, and details the engrossing stories of conspiring kings, plotting popes, and murderous rivalries between noble families who were vying for control over Michelangelo and his art. This book combines enchanting storytelling with incisive historical detective work, demonstrating how Michelangelo was inspired by Copernicus and how the Counter-Reformation arose from the ashes of the Renaissance.

About James A Connor

James A. Connor is a professor of English at Kean University and a former Jesuit priest. He is the author of three books: "Silent Fire," "Kepler's Witch" and "Pascal's Wager." He lives in Rahway, NJ.

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Author : James A Connor
Publisher : Palgrave MacMillan
Data Published : 03 August 2010
ISBN : 0230623891
EAN : 9780230623897
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 233 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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