Sunday, November 6, 2016

                                                                                                      November 6, 2016

Chiesa di San Salvatore al Monte

Chiesa di San Salvatore al Monte/Catholic Church
Florence, Italy

"The church of San Salvatore al Monte is a place of worship catholic of Florence located on the hill behind Piazzale Michelangelo , called the Hill of Crosses , just below the basilica of San Miniato . (Link .)

Wall Plaque

"The interior is elegant and refined simplicity, reflects the classical style of 'influences Alberti and Giuliano da Sangallo (according to some studies the possible true opera designer) [1] . The two colors of the plaster and the stone fort makes it marked the architectural elements with an online sobriety with the dictates of Franciscan poverty and simplicity. The roof trusses while the current floor, where there are ancient gravestones, was largely rebuilt in 1849 .
"Aisle on the only open five chapels on each side, marked by a double row of strong stone pilasters Doric, which have lost the original art kit with the departure of the monks and today exhibit of art from different backgrounds. In the second chapel on the left it is placed a Deposition in polychrome glazed terracotta by Giovanni della Robbia . (Link .)

"High altar was placed the venerated relic of the habit of St. Francis of Assisi , the dress that the saint wore in 1224 when he received the stigmata at La Verna , this also migrated to All Saints. Today there is a wooden crucifix recognized as the work of a master of the circle of Andrea Ferrucci , while a second crucified in Chapel is attributed to the school of Baccio da Montelupo and Benedetto da Majano (both date back to 1496 approximately). The stained-glass designs are attributed toPerugino (early sixteenth century). (Link .)

Photos: Taken in Milan, Italy on iPhone by RW while  en route to the 2016
                 L'Eroica  Classic Bike Race in Tuscany, Italy.
Link :                            (translation)

God, be with persecuted Christians throughout the world. Amen (SW.)

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