A Pilgrim's Guide to Rome and Assisi: With Other Italian Shrines

A Pilgrim's Guide to Rome and Assisi: With Other Italian Shrines

by Raymond Goodburn

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Overview

This book in thecolourful Pilgrim's Guide Series follows the 'must see' sites, pre-Christian and Christian, the wealth of art and architecture to be included on every pilgrimage to Rome, and suggests further exploration as time allows. In the 'Eternal City' of Saints Peter and Paul, practical information includes how to attend a Papal Audience, and the locations of the sites and public entrances. There is a detailed description of St Peter's Basilica and the Vatican Museums. There is a guide to the sites in and near Assisi associated with Saint Francis and Saint Clare, including a detailed description of the Basilica and each of the 28 frescoes depicting the Life of Francis. Then the author takes the opportunity to explore the lives and locations of three more Umbrian saints, Benedict, Rita and Valentine. Several additions to a Rome itinerary are explored: Loreto, San Giovanni Rotondo and Monte Cassino. Then there are the world-famous attractions of Florence, Pisa, Venice, Pompeii and Herculaneum,and the Amalfi coast. Finally there are pointers to the festivals and fiestas of which Italy has such a fine selection. Illustrated in full colour with maps and plans.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780956976833
Publisher: Pilgrim Book Services Ltd
Publication date: 11/23/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 96
File size: 10 MB

About the Author

An ordained Pastor, Ray Goodburn has worked as a teacher of religious education, and for several years has organised and led numerous pilgrimage groups in several countries.

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