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A Tale of Two Churches

La Seu, the Cathedral of Barcelona, is one of the important examples of the Catalan Gothic style, which is plainer and flatter than regular Gothic churches. It is one of the oldest churches in Spain, having been built on two … Continue reading

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San Giovanni in Laterano

Rome has four major basilicas: St Peter (which is technically not in Rome), Santa Maria Maggiore (which I’ve blogged about here), San Giovanni in Laterano, and San Paolo Fuori le Mura (Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls). (Here’s an Italian quirk: wall (muro) … Continue reading

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