Church/ Chiesa

Church/ Chiesa di San Silvestro in Capite, Rome

Church/ Chiesa di San Silvestro in Capite, Rome The church was built by pope Stephen II in the 8th century on the ruins of the Temple of the Sun erected here by Aurelian in 273 A.D. The present look of the construction was created in 1594 in course of complete reconstruction by F.da Volterra and C.Maderno, and while decoration works of the 17th century, by C.Rainaldi and Domenico De Rossi. Interior has a nave with the side...

Church/ Chiesa di S.Claudio, Rome

Chiesa Di San Claudio, Rome It was also called Chiesa dei SS.Claudio e Andrea dei Borgognoni. Starting from the 17th century the colony from Burgundy was concentrated in this zone, what the nearby street named after Burgundy (Via Borgognona) proves. They had a chapel and a hospice, founded by Francesco Henry in 1662. The present aspect of the church was given it by the French artists in the 18th century...

Church/ Chiesa Parrocchia Santa Maria in Via - Madonna del Pozzo, Rome

Church/ Chiesa Parrocchia Santa Maria in Via - Madonna del Pozzo, Rome The church was first mentioned in the documents in 995. In 1256 cardinal Pietro Capocci had it reconstructed and enlarged with the aim to include in it a well where the miraculous image of Madonna was found. The present look of the church was given it during reconstruction of 1594 under direction of G.Della Porta, M.Longhi and C.Rainaldi. Church/ Chiesa Parrocchia Santa Maria...

Church/ Chiesa dei Crociferi (Santa Maria in Trivio) - Madonna del Pozzo, Rome

Church/ Chiesa dei Crociferi (Santa Maria in Trivio) - Madonna del Pozzo, Rome Originally it was an Oratory of S.Maria in Trivio (Trivio = three streets crossing in the square in front of it) built by Belisarius in the 6th century, so called St. Mary of the Three Crossroads. It belonged to not existing anymore. In 1571 the church was given to the Order of the Crociferi who reconstructed it in 1575 with the help of G.Della Porta e.g. the innovative...

Sala Santa Rita & Church/ Chiesa di Santa Rita, Rome

Sala Santa Rita & Church/ Chiesa di Santa Rita, Rome The Assessorato alle Politiche Culturali of Roma Capitale (Department of Cultural Affairs of Roma Capitale) created a multipurpose place in the centre of the city, inaugurated in February, 2004 after it was restored, for the purpose of providing an important centre for cultural and institutional activities. The events which took place were often original or else selected on...

Church/ Chiesa dei SS.Vincenzo e Anastasio, Rome

Church/ Chiesa dei SS.Vincenzo e Anastasio, Rome Church/ Chiesa dei SS.Vincenzo e Anastasio near the Fontana di Trevi was erected on the site of 14th century church dedicated to S.Anastasio de Trivio in 1650 by order of a famous cardinal titular of the church, French minister, Giulio Mazarini, who's arms are on the facade. The rich Baroque façade has a double order of Corinthian columns. Ten columns in the lower order and...

Church/ Chiesa di Santa Maria d'Itria od Odigitria, Rome

Church/ Chiesa di Santa Maria d'Itria od Odigitria, Rome Santa Maria d'Itria od Odigitria was also named "Chiesa di Costantinopoli" in honor of an Image of Madonna with Child brought from Constantinopolis in the epoch of iconoclast. S.Maria d'Itria is a "national" church of Sicilians, as it was born as a hospice for pilgrims from Sicily in 1584. Its building dates back to 1594, when ClementeVIII allowed the Sicilian community that...

Church/ Chiesa di San Giuseppe a Capo le Case, Rome

Church/ Chiesa di San Giuseppe a Capo le Case, Rome It was built in 1598 by initiative of Spanish priest Soto, who gathered here poor girls. With the help of a Roman noble woman, Fulvia Sforza, he enlarged the property of the church acquiring the gardens and old houses to build here a convent of S.Teresa. In 1628 the church itself was enlarged by initiative of cardinal Marcello Lante. After the monasteries were suppressed, it...

Church/ Chiesa di Sant'Isidoro degli Irlandesi (Collegio S Isidoro), Rome

Church/ Chiesa di Sant'Isidoro degli Irlandesi (Collegio S Isidoro), Rome The construction of the Church/ Chiesa di Sant'Isidoro degli Irlandesi (Collegio S Isidoro/Saint Isidore 's College) [the national church of Ireland] was begun in 1622 by Spanish Franciscans, who dedicated it to the Spanish Saint, canonized in that epoch, farmer St Isidorus. In 1621, a group of Frati Francescani Spagnoli,during the beatification of Isidoro (560-636),doctor of...

Church/ Chiesa di Santa Maria della Concezione dei Cappuccini, Rome

Church/ Chiesa di Santa Maria della Concezione dei Cappuccini, Rome It was built by Antonio Casoni in 1626 for the Capuchin cardinal Antonio Barberini, brother of Urban VIII. There were also built a convent and a square with a big cross and baroque clock tower, all demolished for construction of Via Veneto. In the 1st chapel on the right is a painting by G.Reni "St Michael"; in the 3rd chapel on the right are works of Domenichino; the 5th...

Church/ Chiesa di San Basilio, Rome

This church and its convent were built by monks-Basilians from Grottaferrata on the site of older religious construction in 1682. Address: Church/ Chiesa di San Basilio Via di San Basilio, 51 00187, Rome, Lazio, Italy Zone: Rione Ludovisi (Via Veneto) (Roma centro) Church/ Chiesa di San Basilio is Shown By "Map E Zone" As "72"

Church/ Chiesa di Sant'Andrea degli Scozzesi, Rome

inside the Chiesa di Sant' Andrea degli Scozzese, rome The church and adjoining hospice were instituted in epoch of reign of Mary Stuart, catholic queen of Scotland, and it served as a shelter and center of assistance for the Scots escaped from their country because of religious persecutions. The church was built under Clement VIII in the 16th century with the title "S.Andrea e S.Margherita regina". In 1615 Paul V gave the college...

Church/ Chiesa di San Nicola da Tolentino, Rome

Church/ Chiesa di San Nicola da Tolentino was erected in 1599 by Augustinian monks and reconstructed in 1620-1654 for the prince Camillo Pamphili by Carlo Buti, M.Longhi the Y. and Giovanni Maria Baratta. The facade is by A.Algardi and Filippo Buzio (1670). The dimensions of interior are not big, it is on a Latin-cross surmounted by a dome. The church is richly decorated with...

Church/ Chiesa di Santa Susanna - American Catholic Church in Rome

inside the Santa Susanna Church, rome It was founded by pope St Caius in the 3rd century on the site of a house of St Susan, where she was martyred. St Leo III reconstructed it in 795, reducing its basilican plan to only one nave. The apse was decorated by mosaic. In 1475 the restoration works took place; and cardinal Girolamo Rusticucci brought the definite changes with the help of C.Maderno. The facade was...

Church/ Chiesa di San Bernardo alle Terme, Rome

Caterina Nobili Sforza, nephew of Julius III, acquired the old Horti Belleyani in 1593 from the monks of S.Maria delgi Angeli. Here remained one of the two round constructions of the Baths of Diocletian. It was transformed into a church with the name of S.Bernardo alle Terme by an architect Chiaravalle in 1598. The interior reminds Pantheon especially because of its ample dome...