VEROLI’S HOLY STAIRCASE ST MARY SALOME 1993 1v mnh

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Country: ITALY

Catalog #: Sassone #2073

Condition: VEROLI’S HOLY STAIRCASE ST MARY SALOME 1993 1v mnh

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VEROLI’S Basilica-Cathedral, dedicated to Saint MARY Salome, mother of the apostles James the Greater and John the Evangelist, a witness of the Lord’s death on the cross and his resurrection, and venerated as the patron saint of the city, was partially destroyed by an earthquake in 1350, it was rebuilt by two Tuscan bishops, who called to Veroli many painters to paint the interior walls of the church. Under the altar you can see the tomb of the saint. The church is also famous for hosting the Scala Santa , built by Bishop Tartagni, according to Pope Benedict XIV.

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