(April 8, 1455-August 6, 1458)
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Bust of the pope, l., wearing miter and cope.
"All the kings shall be obedient to Him" (or to the Pope)
[a reworking of Psalm 72. 11: et adorabunt eum omnes reges omnes gentes servient ei ]
The Cross, on a hill, with the papal Tiara above, and light from heaven flooding both with tongues of fire; at the left a fisherman in a boat (St. Peter), at the right another boat.
May 22, 2009 11:06 AM
John Paul Adams, CSUN