3:04. Here I am in Assisi on this day that I have wished to dedicate specially to the Patron Saints of this country, Italy; a country to which God has called me in order that I may serve as St Peter's successor.

Giotto di Bondone - Legend of St Francis - Scenes Nos. Frescoes in the Church of San Francesco, Assisi.


Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi: | | |#|FFCC99"|> Papal Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi| ... World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever assembled. IN THE BASILICA OF ST FRANCIS OF ASSISI. 5:07. Assisi Italy day trip in the city of Saint Francis by Alfredo INCONTRI. Saint Francis of Assisi (Italian: San Francesco d'Assisi), born Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone, informally named as Francesco (1181/1182 – 3 October 1226),was an Italian Catholic friar, deacon and preacher. Giotto began his apprenticeship with Cimabue between the ages of ten and fourteen. According to Frederick Hartt and David G. Wilkins in "History of Italian Renaissance Art," the "Master of the Saint Francis Cycle" is responsible for work in the upper chapel and Pietro Lorenzetti contributed to the lower. If you come to Assisi you certainly cannot miss its must-see, the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

Francis of Assisi (Italian: San Francesco d'Assisi; Latin: Sanctus Franciscus Assisiensis), born Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone, informally named as Francesco (1181/1182 – 3 October 1226), was an Italian Catholic friar, deacon, philosopher, mystic and preacher.
The word ‘ Assisi ‘ is synonymous with St Francis, the patron saint of animals, the environment and Italy.In fact, he is probably the best loved saint in Italy and one of the most well known in the world. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Assisi basilica. Assisi Italy day trip in the city of Saint Francis by Alfredo INCONTRI. The word ‘ Assisi ‘ is synonymous with St Francis, the patron saint of animals, the environment and Italy.In fact, he is probably the best loved saint in Italy and one of the most well known in the world. The imposing Basilica of Saint Francis in Assisi consists of two churches; the lower one in Romanesque style dates from around 1230, and the upper church in Gothic style opened in 1253.. Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi, Assisi, Perugia, Umbria, Italy, Europe by Pietro Pecco. The Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi is a World Heritage site that contains the Saint's tomb and the masterpieces of Giotto and Cimabue. The Basilica of Saint Francis. A trip to Rome presumably rounded off the young painter's training, after which he followed his master to what was at that time the largest "building site" in Italy, the church of San Francesco in Assisi. Assisi is renowned for its beautiful setting and its famous hometown boy who became a symbol for peace and virtue, and who also became a saint, St Francis.

Since I was not born in this land, I feel more than ever the need of a spiritual "birth" in it. 5:07.

The basilica is an important Christian landmark built in honour of St Francis of Assisi, a Catholic priest who decided to live a life of poverty after spending time with the poor. The frescoes in the upper and lower churches of Basillica of San Francesco d'Assisi were painted by different artists. Of the many damages suffered by the Basilica of San Francesco in Assisi in the disastrous earthquake of September 26, 1997, certainly the most devastating was the collapse of two sections of the vaulting in the Upper Church, decorated with frescoes by the two greatest Italian artists of their day, Cimabue (1240-1302) and Giotto (1267-1337).