Join our mailing list!
(Your shopping cart is empty)
Diane Publishing Books
Basilica: The Splendor and the Scandal: Building St. Peter’s
R.A. Scotti (au)
In 1506, the ambitious Renaissance pope Julius II laid the foundation of a new St. Peter’s Basilica that would be the defining event of the epoch. To build his grand church, the pope razed the most sacred shrine in Europe -- the original St. Peter’s, erected by the emperor Constantine more than a millennium before. Here, Scotti takes us through the construction of the new basilica, an endeavor that spanned two centuries and was marred by intrigues, assassination attempts, decadence, and a sack of Rome. The popes who built St. Peter’s coaxed and commanded the greatest work from the giants of the Renaissance and Baroque: Michelangelo, Bramante, and his protégé Raphael; the architect Giacomo della Porta; and the prodigy Bernini. Illus.
Anti-Depressant Survival Program: How to Beat the Side Effects & Enhance the Benefits of Your Medication
Lamborghini: Supercar Supreme
Calendars & Constellations of the Ancient World
History of the New York Central System
Share your knowledge of this product with other customers...
Be the first to write a review
Diane Publishing Co
PO Box 617
Darby, PA 19023-0617
Become an Affiliate
Send Us Feedback
Copyright ï¿½ 2004 Diane Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.