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SantAgostino, Anagni

While an older church was likely attached to an Augustinian convent, a new church was under construction in 1556, when the town was sacked by the Imperial troops under the Duke of Alba. Reconstruction proceeded until 1575, likely under the guidance and designs of Giovanni Antonio Dosi called Dosio, who worked under Torquato Conti to rebuild the walls of Anagni. A subsequent reconstruction took place in the 18th-century. With the suppression of the monastic order in 1873, the church became a barrack for the Carabinieri. Presently, due to structural instability, the church is closed. The mai ...

Santissima Annunziata, Casperia

The church of the Santissima Annunziata is a baroque-style, Roman Catholic church located on piazzale Oddo Valeriani in the town of Casperia, in the province of Rieti, region of Lazio, Italy.

Santissima Annunziata, Gaeta

The church and hospital were originally built in Gothic-style in the early 1354, when Gaeta was under Angevin rule. Numerous reconstructions took place and now the structure represents a Baroque style from the 1620s. The belltower-facade has a Maiolica clock made by Matteo De Vivo. The entrance in the interior, the first altar contains small paintings 1520–1525 by Andrea Sabatini and Giovanni Filippo Criscuolo, depicting SantApollonia left and Santa Lucia right. The second altars on both sides of the nave have canvases by Luca Giordano: on the left, a Crucifixion with a Glory of St Dominic ...

SantAntonio, Contigliano

Sant’Antonio da Padova is a small Roman Catholic church, located at Piazza SantAntonio just outside what where the medieval walls of the town of Contigliano, in the province of Rieti, region of Lazio, Italy.

San Giacomo, Anagni

A monastery in the town was putatively founded by St Dominic himself, this church was built alongside the monastery under the papacy of Pope Innocent IV, and dedicated to St James and St Lucy. Thomas Acquinas was said to have resided in the monastery. In 1770, the church was refurbished in a late Baroque style by the Cardinal Juan Tomas de Boxadors, who was ordained in the Dominican order. In 1873, the monastery was suppressed and converted first into a hospital, and later a boarding school Regina Margherita. The church has a cosmatesque mosaic floor. The main altar tabernacle has been att ...

Santa Maria Assunta in Cielo, Cantalupo in Sabina

Santa Maria Assunta in Cielo is a Baroque-style, Roman Catholic church in the town of Cantalupo in Sabina, in the province of Rieti, region of Lazio, Italy. It is the main parish church in Cantalupo.

San Michele Arcangelo, Greccio

San Michele Arcangelo is a Baroque-style, Roman Catholic parish church located in the center of the town of Greccio, in the province of Rieti, region of Lazio, Italy.

Scolopi, Alatri

The Church of the Scolopi or Chiesa degli Scolopi is a late-Baroque style, Roman Catholic but now deconsecrated church in Alatri, province of Frosinone, in the region of Lazio, Italy. The term Scolopi is derived from the last two words of the formal name of the Piarist order: chierici regolari poveri della Madre di Dio delle scuole pie.

Santissima Trinità, Forano

The church of the Santissima Trinità is a Baroque-style, Roman Catholic church located on Piazza Vittorio Emanuele 26 the center of the town of Forano, province of Rieti, region of Lazio, central Italy.

                                     

San Vittorino, Cittaducale

San Vittorino is a Baroque former Roman Catholic church in Cittaducale, province of Rieti, region of Lazio, Italy. Soon after completion in 1613, the church collapsed into a sinkhole, and the roofless ruins remain, with the facade sheltering a mineral-water pool that streams out the former portal. The combination of ruins and nature create an air of mystery; the church was used in some of the scenes of the movie Nostalghia.

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