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  • n. Alternative spelling of parvis.


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  • "The great Casino in the midst is as big as the Vatican, which it strikingly resembles, and it stands perched on a terrace as vast as the parvise of St. Peter's, looking straight away over black cypress-tops into the shining vastness of the Campagna." (p. 167)

    March 19, 2007