Presentation on theme: "- History - Structure - Angels and Demons A presentation by Alessandro Sbrilli, Giammarco Ricci and Tommaso Dezi."— Presentation transcript:
- History - Structure - Angels and Demons A presentation by Alessandro Sbrilli, Giammarco Ricci and Tommaso Dezi
Santa Maria del Popolo: a church in the center of Rome Construction can be divided in more phases: -during the Crusades -under Pope Paschal II -under Pope Gregory IX Reconstruction of the church by Baccio Pontelli and Andrea Bregno The enrichment of the interior with the addition of Chapel Chigi Bernini modifies the facade in
The inside plan has the form of a latin cross and its divided in three naves. Now Im going to talk about: - Right nave: First chapel, Cybo Chapel, Basso della Rovere Chapel, Costa Chapel - High Altar - Right and left transepts and Cerasi Chapel - Vault and Dome - Left nave: Mellini Chapel, Chigi Chapel, Baptistery
Finding the murderer The coming to the church The dome of Chapel Chigi: a chapel full of pagan symbols (stars, planets and zodiacal signs) Another murder?