The Sack of Rome Signaled the End of the High Renaissance...

... and a permanent split between Catholicism and budding Protestant religions.

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  • 'The Sack of Rome' by Johannes LingelbachPhoto Credit: Wikimedia Commons
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  • Left: Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor; right: Pope Clement VII.

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  • The Sack of Rome by Francisco Javier Amérigo y Aparici

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