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Shedding light on a memorable monument in the Italian metropolis, this beautifully illustrated guide demonstrates why St. Peters Basilica is a “must-see” for any visitor to Rome. The tour begins in St. Peters Square, following a walkabout through the Basilica, the lower church, the dome overlooking the gardens of the Vatican, the excavations underneath St. Peter and the Campo Santo Teutonico, and the German cemetery, which is only accessible through the Vatican city. A plan of the Basilica and the lower church is also included, and the religious experience of the site is emphasized, citing excerpts from the scriptures related to St. Peter. Combining the history of the arts, the Italian culture, and the institution of the church itself, this is a superb overview of a magnificent landmark.

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Robert Fischer is a tour guide for St. Peters Basilica. He has studied philosophy in Rome as well as economy and art history in Munich.

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ISBN:
9783795424978
Author:
Fischer, Robert
Publisher:
Schnell & Steiner
Subject:
Travel, Italy
Subject:
Europe - Italy
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20111031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
114
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5.25 in 1 lb

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