Founded before 1000 C.E., this church was reconstructed in the 13th Century in Gothic style for the Vallombrosiani family. On ... More
Santa Maria Maggiore
Founded before 1000 C.E., this church was reconstructed in the 13th Century in Gothic style for the Vallombrosiani family. On entering there is a sober atmosphere which comes from the internal structure with its three naves, broken up into arcades with pointed arches on quadrangular pillars. It was based on the cistercene model from the time of Buontalenti. In the large Chapel, the frescoes contain scenes from Herototus Ordering the Massacre and The Massacre of the Innocents from the end of the 14th Century.
In 1099 Pope Pasquale II had a chapel erected in honor of the Madonna, to commemorate the victory of the
crusaders who had liberated the Holy Sepulchre. Two hundred years later, Pope Gregory IX enlarged this Santa Maria del ...
Santa Maria in Trastevere is the first Rome church to be consecrated to the Madonna. Its foundations were laid in
approximately AD 400, when Christianity was only just beginning to take root in Europe. The present edifice is dated ...
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