Rome, Italy: St. Paul Outside the Walls: Candelabrum of the Easter Candle: Signage

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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 , Candelabrum of the Easter Candle , Candelabrum of the Paschal Candle , Signage
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Signage for the Candelabrum of the Easter Candle inside the Papal Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls (Rome, Italy). According to https://www.vatican.va/various/basiliche/san_paolo/en/basilica/oro_basilica.htm: "The Candelabrum of the Easter Candle has been present since the 10th century, near the bare altar during the Holy Saturday liturgy. The Candelabrum of Saint Paul is an exceptional example of the work done by the Roman marble artists between the end of the 12th century and the beginning of the 13th: scenes of the Passion and Resurrection are flanked by decorations with acanthus leaves and animals. One can observe the names of Nicola d�Angelo and Pietro Vassaletto to whom this work is attributed."
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