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Tarquinia, Church Santa Maria di Castello

wikipedia: Tarquinia, formerly Corneto and in Antiquity Tarquinii, is an ancient city in the province of Viterbo, Lazio, Italy.


Church of Santa Maria di Castello (1121-1208), with Lombard and Cosmatesque influences. The façade has a small bell-tower and three entrances. The interior has a nave and two aisles, divided by massive pilasters with palaeo-Christian capitals and friezes. Noteworthy are also the rose-window in the nave and the several marble works by Roman masters

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Copyright: Wojciech Sadlej
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Hochgeladen: 08/03/2011
Aktualisiert: 17/09/2014
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