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When the rooms were named, years after Raphael had painted them; the Stanza della Segnatura was the room in which the Signatura gratiae was held, a papal court where the pope sat as judge. This was a division of the supreme tribunal of the Curia that the pope presided over. During the time of Julius II however, as mentioned, the room was most likely used as a library, especially due to how known his devotion to literature now is. The room as a whole represents the idea of knowledge in its entirety. The ceiling features female personifications of Theology, Poetry, Philosophy, and Justice. The frescoes on the walls below these; Disputa, Parnassus, School of Athens, and personifications of the Cardinal Virtues respectively, further their symbolism.2 While this room clearly displays an intellectual theme, the subjects of the individual pieces may not at once seem to connect well with each other, particularly the Disputation of the Most Holy Sacrament, better known as the Disputa, a very religious piece, and the School of Athens, a piece featuring philosophical personas. However Raphael was able to plan these two frescoes in a way in which they maintain their own meanings, and yet play off each other so well that they become complimentary to each other on facing walls.