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Who Designed St. Peter’s?

Pope Julius approving Bramante’s design for S. Peter’s  by Horace Vernet (  public domain photo) There was a contest and Bramante won it (1506) with this design: It was  a simple (Greek) cross inside a square.  The arms protruded slightly … Continue reading

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