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March ,2014 The building was formerly the oratory of the Church of the Holy Cross and now contains three sarcophagi. The largest sarcophagus was thought to…

March 04,2014 Durante degli Alighieri, simply referred to as Dante (c. 1265??1321), was a major Italian poet of the Middle Ages. His Divine Comedy, originally…

March 07, 2014 The Basilica of San Vitale is a church in Ravenna, Italy, and one of the most important examples of early Christian Byzantine art and…

March 07, 2014 The church has an octagonal plan. The building combines Roman elements: the dome, shape of doorways, and stepped towers; with Byzantine elements:…

March 17, 2014 The central section is surrounded by two superposed ambulatories. The upper one, the matrimoneum, was reserved for married women. A series of…

Last four were originally on the floor but the whole church flooring was replaced by plain tiles!!!!!
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