• Mosaic of Sol Invictus 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      When a workman fell through the floor of the crypt at St. Peter's a first century cemetery was discovered, including this mosaic.
    • Apse, Sant Ivo 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The apse of Borromini's masterpiece.
    • Nave and Apse of San Martino Ai Monti 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
    • Fontana di Trevi 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The waters are supplied by the acqua Vergine which was originally brought to Rome by the emperor and designed by Agrippa in the 19th century BC. The Trevi was begun simply in 1640, but was completed in its present form in 1742.
    • "The Chair of St. Gregory" 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
    • Papal audience hall from the dome 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Looking down on the papal audience hall of Paul VI which was designed by Pier Luigi Nervi and completed in 1971. It is able to seat 8,000 persons.
    • Sala delle Nozze di Alessandro e Rossana 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Continued frescos by Sodoma
    • Vault mosaic in chapel of St. John the evangelist 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
    • The vault of nave 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Another trompe d'oeil masterpiece of Andrea Pozzo is the vault fresco representing the missionary activity of the Jesuits titled "the Triumph of Saint Ignatius." The scene represents the ultimate success of the baroque in ...
    • Bride in front of San Martino Ai Monti 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
    • Fontana del Quattro Fiumi 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Bernini's fountain with its four rivers referencing the breadth of the Roman Church was surmounted by an Egyptian obelisk, brought to Rome by the Emperor Domitian and moved here by Innocent X from the Circus Maxentius. The ...
    • Enthroned Christ with Pope Honorius III at San Paolo Fuori l'mura 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      San Paolo fuori l'mura
    • San Paolo fuori l'mura façade 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
    • Polychrome Ceiling of Santa Maria dell 'Anima 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The ceiling with its various rays to the right and to the left gives as sense of the interior of the Santa Maria dell 'Anima.
    • The Fountain of the Four Rivers 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
    • Annunciation 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      South aisle, fourth chapel, the annunciation is by Antoniazzo Romano - 1500
    • Triumphal Arch 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Interior of the Church of Saint Cosmas and Damien
    • 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.
    • View of a very small part of the gardens 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
    • 2nd and 3rd Century Roman Apartments 

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