Editors. "Giovanni de' Medici is elected Pope Leo X". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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Giovanni de' Medici is elected Pope Leo X (42 words)
Historical Context Note
Giovanni de' Medici is elected as Pope Leo X. He was to become known for his sale of indulgences to fund the building of St. Peter's Basilica, and his rejection of Martin Luther's 95 Theses, sparking off the religious split of the Reformation.14186 Giovanni de' Medici is elected Pope Leo X 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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