Rome, Italy: St. Paul Outside the Walls: Mosaics of the Popes

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Sheppard, Beth M.
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May 20, 2017
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Italy , Rome , Piazzale San Paolo , Papal Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls , Basilica Papale di San Paolo fuori le Mura , St. Paul Outside the Walls , Mosaics , Popes in Art
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Mosaic medallions in the nave of the Papal Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls (Rome, Italy) depict all of the popes through history. Above the round medallions, pilastered Corinthian columns flank arched windows. Large frescoes also appear in this register of the nave, as shown in the upper left of the photograph.
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