Rome, Italy: St. Paul Outside the Walls: Atrium Facade

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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 , Atriums , Mosaics
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The facade of the Papal Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls (Rome, Italy). According to https://www.vatican.va/various/basiliche/san_paolo/en/basilica/esterno.htm: "The facade is decorated by mosaics which were done between 1854 and 1874 (based on the designs of Agricola and Consoni). They depict: in the lower section, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel and Daniel and in the central section, the mystical Lamb surrounded by four rivers which symbolize the four Gospels, and by twelve lambs representing the twelve Apostles. In the upper section, Christ is situated between Peter and Paul."
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