The Churches of Rome, Italy: Santa Maria Degli Angeli E Dei Martiri
June 28, 2015 | Posted in HISTORIC PLACES, TRADITIONAL ART AND PAINTING | By sockii
Although often only given minor note in most tourist guides and travel books, Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri (Basillica of St. Mary of the Angels and the Martyrs) is a unique church well worth visiting when in Rome, Italy.
The Churches of Rome, Italy: Sant’Ignazio
June 24, 2015 | Posted in HISTORIC PLACES, TRADITIONAL ART AND PAINTING | By sockii
This Beautiful Baroque Church is Worth a Visit for Its Amazing Trompe L’oeil Frescoes Step inside any church in Rome, Italy and you are sure to be amazed by glorious architecture, artwork, and religious artifacts. The Church of Saint Ignatius
The Churches of Rome, Italy: San Pietro in Vincoli
June 19, 2015 | Posted in HISTORIC PLACES, TRADITIONAL ART AND PAINTING | By sockii
Rome is one of Italy’s greatest cities, and the wealth of history and art contained within its churches is one of many reasons to visit. San Pietro in Vincoli, known in English as “Saint Peter-in-Chains,” is one such church that should most certainly be seen while in Rome…
Should the Vatican Limit Access to the Sistine Chapel?
April 26, 2014 | Posted in TRADITIONAL ART AND PAINTING | By sockii
For the countless number of tourists who visit Rome every year, the Sistine Chapel is almost surely near the top of their “must see” list of attractions. Michelangelo’s incredible fresco cycle, completed 500 years ago, is one of the world’s greatest treasures and a subject of immeasurable artistic and religious importance…