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Pictures of Pomposa Abbey Romanesque Frescoes - Italy





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Pictures of the Romanesque Pomposa Abbey and its early Renaissance frescoes.

Pomposa Abbey near Ferrara, Italy, is a Romanesque Benedictine Abbey dating from 874. Pomposa was one of the most important Abbey’s in northern Italy and was renown for its library which held an important collection of Carolingian manuscripts.

The Abbey church is dedicated to Saint Mary and is a Romanesque triple nave Ravenna style basilica with wooden rafters. The frescoes that can...
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