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  • Milan Cathedral
    Milan Cathedral
    Italy Miracolo (Basilicate) 09/07/2024
    In 1386 work began on an extraordinary Gothic cathedral in central Milan. It was built on a site that had been home to several churches since the 5th century. The huge cathedral—second only to St. Peter’s as the largest church in Italy—shows the infl...
  • Florence Cathedral
    Florence Cathedral
    Italy Santa Maria (Basilicate) 09/07/2024
    When the Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore was built, it was the world’s largest church, able to house 30,000 worshippers and emblematic of Florence’s political and economic dominance. Building work began on the cathedral in 1296, although it was not...
  • Baptistery of San Giovanni
    Baptistery of San Giovanni
    Italy San Giovanni (Basilicate) 09/07/2024
    The Piazza San Giovanni in Florence is home to three important buildings: the cathedral, the campanile, and the baptistery. The octagonal domed baptistery is covered in eye-catching green and white marble, and its interior is studded with breathtakin...
  • Church of the Gesù
    Church of the Gesù
    Italy San Francesco I (Basilicate) 09/07/2024
    The Church of the Gesù (its full name is the Church of the Holy Name of Jesus) is the mother church of the Jesuits (also known as the Society of Jesus)—a Catholic religious order founded by St. Ignatius of Loyola in the mid-16th century. The church i...
  • Church of St. Francis of Assisi
    Church of St. Francis of Assisi
    Italy San Francesco I (Basilicate) 09/07/2024
    The 13th-century priest St. Francis of Assisi made a huge impact on the medieval church. His decision to renounce his worldly goods and lead a simple life as a wandering preacher earned him immense respect and helped to counter the widely held belief...
  • Basilica of Sant’Apollinare in Classe
    Basilica of Sant’Apollinare in Classe
    Italy San Vito (Apulia) 09/07/2024
    The Basilica of Sant’Apollinare in Classe is one of the best-preserved and most important early Christian churches in Italy. Like the church of San Vitale, it was erected with funds provided by the wealthy patron Julianus Argentarius following the co...
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  • San Marco Basilica
    San Marco Basilica
    Italy San Marco (Basilicate) 09/07/2024
    Legend has it that in the early 9th century, two merchants, named Buono (“Good Man”) of Malamocco and Rustico (“Rustic”) of Torcello, stole the body of St. Mark from Alexandria in Egypt and carried it back to Venice. Rather than presenting their sain...
  • Basilica of the Holy Cross
    Basilica of the Holy Cross
    Italy Sant'Antonio (Basilicate) 09/07/2024
    In 13th-century Florence the Dominican and Franciscan religious orders grew increasingly powerful and became major rivals. The Franciscans advocated a mystical, personal faith, while the Dominicans were more rational and philosophical. Each order’s c...
  • Basilica of St. John Lateran
    Basilica of St. John Lateran
    Italy Latronico (Basilicate) 09/07/2024
    The first and oldest among the great patriarchal basilicas of Rome, St. John Lateran (San Giovanni in Laterano) rests on what used to be the palace of the Laterani family, whose members served as administrators to several emperors. About 311 it came ...
  • Basilica of San Vitale
    Basilica of San Vitale
    Italy Bolago (Basilicate) 09/07/2024
    San Vitale dates from the greatest period in Ravenna’s history, when it played a pivotal role in relations between East and West—Constantinople and Rome. The church reflects these very different cultural influences, particularly in its stunning mosai...
  • Duomo Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence, Italy
    Duomo Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence, Italy
    Italy San Martino d'Agri (Basilicate) 13/03/2024
    Notre-Dame, one of the most iconic landmarks in Paris, was partially Dominating the skyline of Florence is the Duomo Santa Maria del Fiore. With its distinctive red-roofed Renaissance cupola, designed in the 15th century by Filippo Brunelleschi, the ...
  • St. Mark’s Basilica, Venice, Italy
    St. Mark’s Basilica, Venice, Italy
    Italy Venosa (Basilicate) 13/03/2024
    he luminously beautiful Basilica di San Marco dominates Venice’s famous square with its gold mosaics that shimmer in the sunlight. The cathedral was founded in the ninth century to house the body of St. Mark, which had been smuggled by enterprising V...
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