The Vatican is among the most important historical sites in the world. The seat of the Holy Roman Catholic Church, The ... More
The Vatican is among the most important historical sites in the world. The seat of the Holy Roman Catholic Church, The Vatican is also the home of the Pope. As the smallest state in the world, the Vatican has figured in key events throughout history. Occupying approximately half a kilometer of Rome, the Vatican is significant because of its fabulous architecture, religious, and artistic treasures. It was Pope Julius II who commissioned Michelangelo to paint the history of creation on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel during the 16th century. Among countless other notable events in the history of this important city is the convening of the College of Cardinals, at the death of a reigning Pontiff, for the purposes of electing a new Pope.
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The construction of this palace was financed by the gambling wins of Cardinal Raffaele Riario. The wonderful residence in early
Renaissance style is said to have been designed by Bramante. Interior decorations during the 16th Century were carried out ...
The Roman Forum was designed to be the center of social, political and economic life in the city. The innumerable
remains include the well conserved triumphal arch of Emperor Septimius Severus, with reliefs depicting his victories and the base ...