Category: Religious Buildings

Cave Monasteries of Byzantine Cappadocia

Cave Monasteries of Byzantine Cappadocia

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This is a fully illustrated account, first published in 1985,…
The Vatican Heresy : Bernini and the Building of the Hermetic Temple of the Sun

The Vatican Heresy

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In 16th century Italy, in the midst of the Renaissance,…
Roman Pilgrimage : The Station Churches

Roman Pilgrimage

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The annual Lenten pilgrimage to dozens of Rome's most striking…
Basilica : The Splendor and the Scandal: Building St. Peter's

Basilica

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In this dramatic journey through religious and artistic history, R.…
Cathedral Shrines of Medieval England

Cathedral Shrines of Medieval England

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Almost all the great medieval shrines disappeared at the Reformation,…
The Magnificent Seven : London's First Landscaped Cemeteries

The Magnificent Seven

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A ring of spectacular cemeteries, developed at the edges of…
Rice's Church Primer

Rice's Church Primer

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The countryside, towns and cities of Britain are full of…
England's Cathedrals

England's Cathedrals

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'Inspired . . . encourages us to take a fresh…
The Genius in the Design : Bernini, Borromini, and the Rivalry That Transformed Rome

The Genius in the Design

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The rivalry between the brilliant seventeenth-century Italian architects Gianlorenzo Bernini…
Brunelleschi's Dome : How a Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture

Brunelleschi's Dome

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On August 19, 1418, a competition concerning Florence's magnificent new…
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