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Irving Stone's the Agony and the Ecstasy

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In this historical drama, when Pope Julius II commissions Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, the artist initially refuses. Virtually forced to do the job by Julius, he later destroys his own work and flees Rome. Eventually resumed, the project becomes a battle of wills fueled by the artistic and temperamental differences between the two men.
DVD
2014; 1965
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Vatican [electronic resource]

We climb a scaffold to the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel to discover the secret of Michelangelo's genius and why he feuded with the Pope, then hunt for the miscreants who defaced a Raphael masterpiece with hate filled graffiti. We reveal the censor responsible for putting fig leaves on penises, then gain access to the secret Vatican Archives to uncover the true story of the Knights Templar. We find out why a Vatican scientist took an Egyptian mummy to the hospital, then finally.. We examine a statue that depicts a man under attack by snakes to discover who he was and if he deserved such a horrible fate.
Online
2011
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Angels & Demons

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Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon discovers evidence of the resurgence of the most powerful underground organization in history, the Illuminati. Upon learning of an unstoppable terrorist act against the Vatican, Langdon travels to Rome and joins forces with Italian scientist Vittoria Vetra and together they will follow the 400-year-old Path of Illumination that leads to the Vatican's only chance for survival.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Angels & Demons

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Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon discovers evidence of the resurgence of the most powerful underground organization in history, the Illuminati. Upon learning of an unstoppable terrorist act against the Vatican, Langdon travels to Rome and joins forces with Italian scientist Vittoria Vetra, and together they will follow the 400-year-old Path of Illumination that leads to the Vatican's only chance for survival.
DVD
2009
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Daily Life at the Vatican

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Featuring filmed reportage of various people living and working in the Vatican, including a Swiss guard, an exorcist, a cardinal, a group of Sisters, the choirmaster, and the Vatican's emcee.
DVD
2006; 1995
Clemons (Stacks)
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Illuminating Angels & Demons

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Author Simon Cox investigates the facts behind Dan Brown's best-selling novel "Angels & demons," including claims of hidden messages, secret societies, and religious deceptions by the Catholic Church.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Pope John Paul II, Builder of Bridges

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One of the most beloved figues of our time, Pope John Paul II -- Karol Joseph Wojtyla -- inspired millions with his leadership and personal crusade against injustice and repression. The first Polish-born pope, John Paul II was a true citizen of the world who spoke multiple languages and traveled ceaselessly to spread Christianity -- even after an assassin's bullet nearly ended his life. From childhood through papal reign, this intimate portrait takes a fascinating look at Pope John Paul II's legacy of faith and compassion.
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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Saint Peter's: A Guided Visit to the Vatican Basilica

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The Basilica opens its doors, and a voice narrates the history of the works-of-art that the viewer encounters.
VHS
1999
Ivy (By Request)
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Saving the Sistine Chapel

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Using footage of the scientific measures used by the restoration team, NOVA explores the controversial restoration of the Sistine Chapel and whether the resulting brilliant colors are the original work of Michelangelo.
Laserdisc
1989; 1988
Ivy (By Request)
10.

A Tour of the Vatican Museums

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A tour which includes the Vatican's galleries (works by Michelangelo, Simone Martini, Pietro Lorenzetti, Melozzo da Forli, and others), the Raphael frescoes in the papal apartments, and the Sistine Chapel.
VHS
1983