Saturday, June 22, 2013

Italian Reflections (Cont.): The Platypus Travels Part XVI

Inside, the duomo is a more subdued affair.  My students uniformly approved of the interior.  The outward extravagance paired with the inward austerity is a sort of reverse of the Hagia Sophia.  What it says about the minds behind the church's construction (a multi-generational effort), I don't know.   

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