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Siena, City of the Virgin
     

Siena, City of the Virgin

by Titus Burckhardt, William Stoddart (Foreword by)
 

This beautifully illustrated book examines the history, culture, and spirituality of the Italian city of Siena, the City of the Virgin. Home of St. Catherine and St. Bernardino, Siena was equally renowned for its architectural beauty and its religious devotion. Through the use of color photographs, maps, and reproductions of original manuscripts, Burckhardt invites

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This beautifully illustrated book examines the history, culture, and spirituality of the Italian city of Siena, the City of the Virgin. Home of St. Catherine and St. Bernardino, Siena was equally renowned for its architectural beauty and its religious devotion. Through the use of color photographs, maps, and reproductions of original manuscripts, Burckhardt invites the reader to walk the streets of a city whose history mirrors the development of Christianity in Europe.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933316598
Publisher:
World Wisdom
Publication date:
03/01/2009
Series:
Sacred Art in Tradition Series
Edition description:
Illustrate
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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