Cathedrals in Italy whose architecture mainly dates from the medieval period.
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Cathedral of S. Maria Assunta, Orte, Italy
Photograph and brief history from Christus Rex.
Cathedral, Pisa, Italy
Images, commentary and bibliography from Great Buildings Online.
The Duomo, Siena
A beautiful example of the convergence of Gothic and Romanesque - squat, round domes and arches offset by soaring towers. Expandable photographs and description from Digital Imaging Project.
The official site provides an illustrated history and bibliography of the famed Santa Maria del Fiore, with its octagonal baptistry and Renaissance cupola. Includes plans of mosaics and frescos.
Great Buildings Online provide photographs, commentary and bibliography on the Gothic cathedral designed by master mason Arnolfo di Cambio, with a Renaissance dome added by Filippo Brunelleschi.
Orvieto Cathedral, Italy
Photographs, commentary and bibliography on the Gothic cathedral designed by master mason Arnolfo di Cambio and built 1290 to 1500, provided by Great Buildings Online.
Passing Through St. Peter's
A gallery of beautiful images of the central cathedral of the Catholic faith provided by Eternal Word Television Network.
Pisa in Virtual Reality
Provides interactive 360-degree QuickTime panoramas of the superb architectural ensemble of Cathedral Square, the cloistered churchyard, Baptistry and Cathedral, with brief descriptions.
St. Peter's in Rome, Italy
Images, commentary and bibliography on this great cathedral from Great Building Online.
Wikipedia: Duomo di Milano
An illustrated history and description of the second largest Gothic cathedral in the world from the collaborative encyclopedia.
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