Cathedral of Siena


Cathedral of Siena

Historical dictionary of Renaissance art. . 2008.

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  • Siena — Infobox CityIT official name = Comune di Siena img coa = Siena Stemma.png img coa small = image caption = region = RegioneIT|sigla=TOS province = ProvinciaIT (short form)|sigla=SI (SI) mayor = Maurizio Cenni (since May 13, 2005) mayor party =… …   Wikipedia

  • Siena, cathedral of —    To commemorate their victory against Florence in the Monteaperti Battle of 1260, the Sienese decided to dedicate their city to the Virgin and build a cathedral in her honor. The plan selected for the building was a traditional Latin cross with …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • Cathedral — • The chief church of a diocese Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Cathedral     Cathedral     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Siena — /see en euh/; It. /sye nah/, n. a city in Tuscany, in central Italy, S of Florence: cathedral. 64,745. * * * ancient Saena Julia City (pop., 2001: 54,366), western Italy. It is located south of Florence. Founded by the Etruscans, Siena later… …   Universalium

  • Cathedral of Saint Catharine of Siena — The Cathedral Church of St. Catherine of Siena is the home of the Diocese of Allentown. It is located at 1825 Turner Street, Allentown, Pennsylvania.History of the ParishSaint Catherine of Siena Parish was founded on October 8 1919 when Dennis… …   Wikipedia

  • Cathedral architecture of Western Europe — A cathedral is a church, usually Roman Catholic, Anglican, or Eastern Orthodox, housing the seat of a bishop. The word cathedral takes its name from the word cathedra , or Bishop s Throne (In Latin: ecclesia cathedralis ). The term is often… …   Wikipedia

  • Cathedral of Toledo — The Cathedral of Saint Mary of Toledo, also called Primate Cathedral of Toledo, is a church in Spain. The seat of the Archdiocese of Toledo, it is one of the three 13th century High Gothic cathedrals in Spain and is considered to be the magnum… …   Wikipedia

  • Siena — /siˈɛnə/ (say see enuh) noun a town in central Italy, in Tuscany; cathedral. –Sienese /siəˈniz/ (say seeuh neez), adjective, noun …   Australian English dictionary


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