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Tag Archives: Roman Holiday
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?”
April in Paris? No, Roman Spring.
Church every corner… Mass every hour.
How to order the chef’s choice.