The Papal Basilica of St. Peter in the Vatican (Italian: Basilica Papale di San Pietro in Vaticano), or simply St. Peter's Basilica (Latin: Basilica Sancti Petri), is an Italian Renaissance church in Vatican City, the papal enclave within the city of Rome.
The Apotheosis of St Ignatius (1694) By Andrea Pozzo. The greatest ever quadratura church mural. Pieta (1500) by Michelangelo. St Peter's Basilica, Rome.
Illustrated Dictionaries – Table of Contents….. Wikipedia: Saint Symbolism. Iconography in Art and Architecture Study of the symbolic, often religious, meaning of objects, persons, or events depicted in works of art
Two important factors shaped the art of the Catholic Counter-Reformation, during the 16th and 17th centuries. First, a growth in the level of corruption within the Roman Catholic Church, from the Pope down. It was this corruption (specifically the sale of indulgences to finance the renovation of St …
Born: Gian Lorenzo Bernini 7 December 1598Naples, Kingdom of Naples, in present-day Italy: Died: 28 November 1680 (aged 81) Rome, Papal States, in present-day Italy Nationality …
Uncomfortable facts about Christianity: appalling history, doubtful origins, unreliable authorities, flawed philosophy, discredited arguments, deceptions and forgeries
Alan Pascuzzi is the subject of a feature article in this current issue of PRIMO – 4th edtion 2016. Based in Florence, Italy, Pascuzzi has created works of art for churces, public and private clients.
Our classic, three-week Best of Europe tour packs more travel thrills into a single vacation than you can imagine. Starting in the Netherlands with your Rick Steves guide, you'll experience the best of Amsterdam, Germany's Rhine Valley and Romantic Road, castles and forests of Austria's Tirol, canals of Venice, Renaissance Florence, the art and …
'Christ Carrying the Cross', Stanley Spencer 'Christ', Thomas Gleghorn 'Companions', Roderic Barrett 'Fallen Christ', Mark Cazalet 'First Station – Jesus is condemned to death – Ecce Homo', Norman Adams
ROME AND ROMANIA, 27 BC-1453 AD. Emperors of the Roman and the so-called Byzantine Empires; Princes, Kings, and Tsars of Numidia, Judaea, Bulgaria, Serbia, Wallachia, & Moldavia;