Rodrigo addresses the Cardinals. Upon receiving a letter of condolence from della Rovere, Rodrigo invites him back to Rome and dismisses Giulia. After Cesare informs him that Juan killed their halfbrother Pedro Luis, Rodrigo sends him back to Valencia. Rodrigo denies Lucrezia's request to marry Pedro Caldes. He orders her to become a nun and care for Juan's orphaned children. Written by
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The famous sculpture "Laocoön and His Sons" is featured prominently in several scenes, not merely as a backdrop but indeed as an object with which the Pope interacts. The ancient statue was unearthed only in 1506, more than a decade after the events depicted. See more