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St. Peter's

Author: Keith Miller
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2007.
Series: Wonders of the world (Cambridge, Mass.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book covers the social, political, and architectural history of the church from the fourth century to the present. From the threshold, to the subterranean Roman necropolis, to the dizzying heights of the dome, this book provides rare perspectives and contexts for understanding the shape and significance of the most illustrious church in the world."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Keith Miller
ISBN: 9780674026896 0674026896 9780674063952 0674063953
OCLC Number: 85766102
Description: xx, 231 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Approaches --
Priests and princes --
Rebirth --
Elaborations --
The shrine --
A school for artists --
Perspectives.
Series Title: Wonders of the world (Cambridge, Mass.)
Other Titles: Saint Peter's
Responsibility: Keith Miller.
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