from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A cathedral, especially one in Italy.
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- n. A cathedral.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A cathedral. See dome, 2.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cathedral; properly, an Italian cathedral. See dome.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the principal Christian church building of a bishop's diocese
Beside the duomo is the celebrated leaning campanile.
In front of the duomo is the baptistery, a round structure, with a cupola surmounted by a statue of St. John the Baptist; it was erected in 1152.
While recently going through an edition of the Ordo Romanus Primus which was published with translation and commentary as part of the Library of Liturgiology and Ecclesiology for English Readers, I happened to notice a plate such as this which showed the ambo of the duomo of Ravello:
In the course of this search, I discovered the Ravello duomo also contains quite an impressive pulpit:
Is there any site with a papercraft of duomo santa maria del fiore?
He had painted her for the duomo in Arezzo, a very strong and majestic image from which her power and leadership emanated.
(October 1, 2008 12: 50: 00 PM CDT) why 'false' skyscrapers? put some multi-use development in there - like a mass-void assignment gone terribly right, one column of stacked rooms sheathed by a couple hundred feet of solid ... concrete? what are these things made of?. .that model is only 10 cm across. imagine if brunelleschi made a little tiny duomo, and was like, "see? it'll work. now give me two maidens."
You also get great views of the duomo and the city.
The Mosaic pavement of their duomo, or cathedral, has been much admired; as well as the history of Aeneas Sylvius, afterwards pope Pius II., painted on the walls of the library, partly by Pietro Perugino, and partly by his pupil Raphael
The tombs of the Medici, the family that with two brief interludes was the dominant force in Florence from 1434 to 1737, are to be found in the Church of San Lorenzo, a northerly stone's throw from the city's duomo.
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