Spoleto: De Duomo

Spoleto’s kathedraal van Santa Maria Assunta, oftewel de Duomo, kan zeker tot de vele hoogtepunten van de stad worden gerekend. De huidige Duomo werd in de late twaalfde en vroege dertiende eeuw gebouwd en verving toen een eerdere kathedraal die vermoedelijk uit de achtste of negende eeuw dateerde. Deze eerdere…

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Spoleto: The Duomo

Spoleto’s cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta or Duomo can certainly be counted among the city’s many highlights. The current Duomo was built in the late twelfth and early thirteenth century and replaced an earlier cathedral which seems to date from the eighth or ninth century. This earlier cathedral, known as…

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Rome: San Lorenzo in Damaso

The San Lorenzo in Damaso is one of several churches in Rome dedicated to the third century deacon and martyr Saint Lawrence. Other churches in the city seem to be connected to episodes in his life. For instance, the San Lorenzo in Fonte was built on the alleged spot where…

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