Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Cathedra Petri (Chair of St. Peter)
Irapuato  17/01/2012 22:53
smarthistoryvideos on Apr 23, 2010 Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Cathedra Petri (or Chair of St. Peter), gilded bronze, gold, wood, stained glass, 1647-53 (apse of Saint Peter's Basilica, Vatican City, Rome).
Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. Steven Zucker
According to tradition, St. Peter himself, the founder of the institution of the Church and considered the first pope, sat on the ancient wooden chair that is encased within this larger bronze and gold chair.… [More]
Irapuato     19/01/2012 00:49
Cathedra Petri heißt eine stilisierte überlebensgroße Thron-Nachbildung innerhalb einer mehrteiligen Dekoration vor dem mittleren Wandabschnitt der Haupt-Apsis des Petersdoms in Rom, die 1657 bis 1666 von Gian Lorenzo Bernini (* 1598; † 1680) im Auftrag von Alexander VII. (Regierungszeit: 16551667) geschaffen wurde.
Funktion
Die Cathedra Petri im Petersdom ist von ihrer Funktion her ein Reliquiar, ein Bronzemantel für einen darin befindlichen Holzstuhl, welcher der Tradition nach der … [More]
Irapuato     18/01/2012 13:20
THANKS TO OUR HOLY MOTHER CHURCH AND ITS DIVINE INSPIRATION!!
soundingjoy     18/01/2012 13:15
This is breath taking. Thank you Ira, for though we cannot travel to these wonderful places of God, we visit through your videos. Bless you dear sister.
Soundingjoy
Irapuato     17/01/2012 22:56
Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Cathedra Petri (or Chair of St. Peter), gilded bronze, gold, wood, stained glass, 1647-53 (apse of Saint Peter's Basilica, Vatican City, Rome).
Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. Steven Zucker
According to tradition, St. Peter himself, the founder of the institution of the Church and considered the first pope, sat on the ancient wooden chair that is encased within this larger bronze and gold chair. [More]