The Vatican’s Basilica of St. Peter was inevitably at the center of the ebb and flow of western Christendom’s political, social, religious and cultural development. It is huge in both scale and history.
This Slice of History illuminates the story of this magnificent building, guiding the reader deftly through its long an tumultuous past. Jane highlights the forces that were instumental in its creation, providing the context that will lead to a deep understanding and lasting appreciation of the essence of this remarkable place.
The text of this e-book constitutes the background segment of Jane's Smart Art Guides™ audio guide to the art and architecture of St Peter's Basilica. It is intended for those who prefer to read rather than listen to a narration, whether in preparation for a trip to Rome, or just because ... !