Jacques' photos with the San Paolo

Rome St Paul Outside the Walls Major Basilica

Rome St Paul Outside the Walls Major Basilica
TO SEE ENLARGED FOR DETAILS
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia : The Papal Basilica of St Paul Outside the Walls (Italian: Basilica Papale di San Paolo fuori le Mura), commonly known as St Paul's Outside the Walls, is one of Rome's four ancient major b…
Added on May 22, 2012

P6225244ac Shrine of St Paul's Prisoner Chain

P6225244ac Shrine of St Paul's Prisoner Chain
This is the true chain of St Paul as prisoner of Rome; After being unearthed beneath the altar of Popes and the ciborium, the sarcophagus of Apostle St Paul was identified between 2000 and 2006 by scientists with carbon 14 dating tools! A hole pierced w…
Added on April 30, 2012

P6225257ac Malachite Altar of the Conversion

P6225257ac Malachite Altar of the Conversion
The conversion of the crual king Saul who killed the first Christians to become the great Apostle of Christ and evangelize the world was said by Pope Benedict XVI during a 2008 homily a divine transformation; This altar is in the left hand transept; The a…
Added on April 30, 2012

P6225253ac Antic Frescoes in the Corridor to the Cloister

P6225253ac Antic Frescoes in the Corridor to the Cloister
Italy Latium Rome Capital St Paul Outside the Walls Major Basilica UNESCO World Heritage.
Added on April 30, 2012

P6225242ac Gothic Ciborium Above St Paul's Tomb

P6225242ac Gothic Ciborium Above St Paul's Tomb
It is located in front of the apse mosaic and is turned toward the large main nave; Italy Latium Rome Capital St Paul Outside the Walls Major Basilica UNESCO World Heritage.
Added on April 30, 2012

P6225254ac St Paul's Tomb Explanation Panel

P6225254ac St Paul's Tomb Explanation Panel
The text is in Italian AND in English! TO SEE ENLARGED FOR READING!!! Italy Latium Rome Capital St Paul Outside the Walls Major Basilica UNESCO World Heritage.
Added on April 30, 2012

P6225234ac St Paul Outside the Walls Grand Organ

P6225234ac St Paul Outside the Walls Grand Organ
The original of that picture was totally black as always when the flash is used in a large closed area! It is a miracle to obtain that result a little grainy with photo tools to enlight it strongly! The unique other picture taken without flash and tripod…
Added on April 28, 2012

P6225252ac St Paul Outside the Walls Transept

P6225252ac St Paul Outside the Walls Transept
Left down is the ciborium built above St Paul's tomb; Under the large golden mosaic of Christ pantocrator is the main altar where a mass was happening (it is why my picture is taken above the heads of people) and on the right begins the serie of popes med…
Added on April 28, 2012

P6225255ac Mosaic of Christ Pantocrator and Apostles

P6225255ac Mosaic of Christ Pantocrator and Apostles
The apse mosaic was made by Venetian artists; Christ is flanked by the Apostles Peter, Paul, Andrew and Luke; At the right foot of Christ can be seen a portrait of the Pope Honorius III, who ordered the mosaic; Italy Latium Rome Capital St Paul Outside th…
Added on April 28, 2012

P6225256ac Popes Medallions, Sunken Panels Ceiling and Alabaster Windows

P6225256ac Popes Medallions, Sunken Panels Ceiling and Alabaster Windows
There are 265 popes medallions from St Peter to Benedict XVI represented in the whole basilica, just a little part here! Only 5 medallions are present and empty! Italy Latium Rome Capital St Paul Outside the Walls Major Basilica.
Added on April 28, 2012

P6225251ac Natural Vitral Made of Alabaster Stone

P6225251ac Natural Vitral Made of Alabaster Stone
Italy Latium Rome Capital St Paul Outside the Walls Major Basilica.
Added on April 28, 2012

P6225239ac St Paul Major Basilica Altar and Ciborium Above the True Apostle's Tomb

P6225239ac St Paul Major Basilica Altar and Ciborium Above the True Apostle's Tomb
Altar and ciborium are located exactly above St Paul 's tomb and not precisely in the middle of this nave where I am standing (In ecclesiastical architecture, a ciborium is a canopy or covering supported by columns, freestanding in the sanctuary, that cov…
Added on August 13, 2011

P6225249ac Roma San Paolo Basilica Medallions of Last Popes

P6225249ac Roma San Paolo Basilica Medallions of Last Popes
14 medallions remain empty after Benedicte XVI then the long cross of medallions with all the 265 popes since St Peter will be completed! What shall happen after??? Italy Latium Roma Capital San Paolo extra muros major basilica.
Added on July 11, 2011