Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Day Two - Vatican Museums - Raphael Rooms

The Raphael Rooms were begun by Raphael and his pupils in 1508 for Pope Julius II. Raphael died before they were completed and his pupils continued.

As usual, if you click on the photos you will be able to see details. Enjoy!

Emperor Constantine's vision of the Cross

The Battle of the Milvian Bridge
where Constantine triumphed over Maxentius

Jacob's dream at Bethel

Moses and the Burning Bush

The Akedah, Binding of Isaac

The Dispute over the Holy Sacrament

The School of Athens

Next: the Sistine Chapel and food talk to round out Day Two.

--the BB

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