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I had not planned to have a post specifically on church ceilings and floors, but my Cuz in CA made a comment about how the white columns of San Pietro in Vincoli highlighted the ceiling fresco. Here are more images … Continue reading
In my last post on Building a Roman Church, I outlined the development of the Roman basilica to the Christian church structure. However, even the earliest existing churches, built in or more likely over a basilica were started in the … Continue reading
The Greek temple structure was prescribed by the weight-bearing capacity of stone and wood. Our vision of ancient ruins is either of a bunch of stubby column bases, or possibly columns, with a few support structures around the outer rim. … Continue reading
A tradition in the Catholic Church is the pilgrimage. On our recent trip to Naples and Rome, you may have noticed that we spent a lot of time in church. Our pilgrimage may have been more out of interest in … Continue reading
During our recent explorations of Naples and Rome, we saw many sights. We archived over two thousand photographs, from which we selected a few hundred to remind us of our days. But, even these only glimpse the experiences we had … Continue reading
Airplane, car, tram, bus, train… home.
Souvenier shops to street vendors… “Costa?”