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1. Record Number: 5910
Author(s): Zuraw, Shelley E.
Title : The Efficacious Madonna in Quattrocento Rome: Spirituality in the Service of Papal Power [depictions of Madonna and Child in Renaissance Rome are more stately and remote than those done contemporaneously in Florence; a partial explanation is the continuous Roman tradition of iconic painting tied to images ascribed to Saint Luke as painter; another factor is the formality of the papal court; contemporaneous Florentine paintings are more intimate because they are designed for families, even the most powerful households in the city; Florentine motifs can be found borrowed in Rome by the more adventurous artists].
Source: Visions of Holiness: Art and Devotion in Renaissance Italy.   Edited by Andrew Ladis and Shelley E. Zuraw .   Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, 2001.  Pages 101 - 121.
Year of Publication: 2001.

2. Record Number: 5911
Author(s): Solberg, Gail E.
Title : The "Madonna Avvocata" Icon at Orte and Geography [cities near Rome and in the papacy's political orbit imitated the processions and artistic styles of the Eternal City; Orte, however, was between Rome and Spoleto, with political ties to both; the "Madonna Avvocata" done by the Sienese painter Taddeo di Bartolo borrows from both the Roman "San Sisto Madonna" and an image in Spoleto that resembles the Byzantine depiction of Mary called the hagiosopitissa. The choice of Taddeo to paint this image reflects a deliberate choice of Orte's leaders to acknowledge both Roman and Umbrian influences on their city].
Source: Visions of Holiness: Art and Devotion in Renaissance Italy.   Edited by Andrew Ladis and Shelley E. Zuraw .   Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, 2001.  Pages 122 - 135.
Year of Publication: 2001.

3. Record Number: 9537
Title : Pope Innocent III and Familial Relationships of Clergy and Religious [The author draws on the letters of Pope Innocent III (1198-1216) to answer these questions: "Did Innocent permit illegitimate children, especially those of the major clergy, to receive ecclesiastical offices and benefices when they reached maturity? What was the papal position when the nuclear or extended family attempted to provide support for its children, nephews, and other kin? Did the pope intervene in any way to aid in the maintenance of these individuals?" (page 108).].
Source: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance History , ( 1993):  Pages 105 - 148.
Year of Publication: 1993.

4. Record Number: 8776
Author(s): Neu, Renee.
Title : Mythology as Code: Lapo da Castiglionchio's View of Homosexuality and Materialism at the Curia [The author suggests that Lapo da Castiglionchio's defense of the Papal Curia may indirectly refer to homosexual relationships under the guise of mythological allusion. Although he does not necessarily condemn these relationships, his dialogue may contain more criticism than scholars generally allow. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Journal of the History of Ideas (Full Text via JSTOR) 53, 1 (January-March 1992): 138-144. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1992.

5. Record Number: 30910
Title : St. Catherine of Siena before Pope Gregory XI at Avignon
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