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Harvard University Press

English - book pages - ISBN-10: 0674069064 - ISBN-13: 9780674069060

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Built by the decree of Constantine, rebuilt by some of the most distinguished architects in Renaissance Italy, emulated by Hitler’s architect in his vision for Germania, immortalized on film by Fellini, and fictionalized by a modern American bestseller, St. Peter’s is the most easily recognizable church in the world. This book is a cultural history of one of the most significant structures in the West. It bears the imprint of Bramante, Raphael, Michelangelo, Bernini, and Canova. For Grand Tourists of the eighteenth century, St. Peter’s exemplified the sublime. It continues to fascinate visitors today and appears globally as a familiar symbol of the papacy and of the Catholic Church itself.

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Christopher Peltier

OMG I love this book there is really no words to describe the way I feel about this book

Ivan Johnson

Nice It has a nice story about how to always let go the past and fall in love.

Ryan Craig

Good book

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