• Dome from apse 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The dome or cupulo seen from the apse shows the distortion of the dome when seen from an alternate perspective.
    • Feast of the martyr-hero/Eucharist 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Close-up of the feast on the sarcophagus found in the Museo delle Terme.
    • The catacomb of S. Pontiana 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Veneration of three bishops. Fresco of three bishops in the catacomb of S. Pontiana.
    • Christ Bearing the Cross 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Christ bearing the cross is by Michelangelo 1514-21.
    • 2nd and 3rd Century Roman Apartments 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Frescoes on the 2nd and 3rd century Roman apartments.
    • Fontana del Tritone 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
    • Schuller's triumph career in architecture 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      While the car in the parking lot on the left could be seen as representative of Schuller's humble beginnings, the car facing the great 90 foot doors seen outlined on the Crystal Cathedral and flanked by the Christian ...
    • Fontana del Quattro Fiumi 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The aqueducts and their fountains represent a continuing flowing stream of water (rather than stored water). In this case, the excess water being taken to the sewers by a sea monster.
    • Mausoleo di Sant 'Elena 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Mausoleum of Saint Helena, mother of Constantine.
    • The confessione 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      In front of the baldacchino is the confessione, designed by Maderno. It is directly above the Roman cemetery in which we earlier viewed the mosaics.
    • Chapel of St. Gregory 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Altar frontal by Luigi Capponi
    • Vatican gardens 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
    • The two buildings of the Casina of Pius IV 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      As seen from the lower pool side.
    • Apse Mosaic at Santa Maria Maggiore 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Christ and the Virgin enthroned may be derived from the 12th century mosaic in the apse of Santa Maria in Trestavere. This mosaic by Jacapo Torriti (1290-95) represents the coronation of the Virgin and commemorates the ...
    • Elevated causeway 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The iron barred from the causeway into the Castel. In his autobiography Benevento Cellini gives a vivid description of his personal valor in leading the defense of the castle against invading troops.
    • Piazza Farnese 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Paired baths from the Baths of Caracalla were brought to the Piazza by the Farnese in the 16th century and used as a "royal box" for spectacles held in the Piazza. They were adapted as fountains in 1626.
    • Triumphal Arch 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Interior of the Church of Saint Cosmas and Damien
    • View of cupulo from cloister 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The restricted nature of the site is apparent when looking upward to the adjacent church.
    • San Sebastiano reclining statue 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Reclining statue of San Sebastiano. The statue is a creation of sculptor Antonio Giorgetti under the direction and designed by Bernini.
    • 2nd century apartments 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Brick work of 2nd century apartments beneath the lower church of San Clemente.