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Within the early 9th century, a serious time in Rome's transformation from historical capital to strong bishopric to new nation capital, Pope Paschal I undertook a construction crusade to speak his authority and Rome's value as an historic and modern seat of energy. Combining research of up to date chronicles and files, structure, mosaics and new archaeology of medieval Rome, Caroline Goodson examines Paschal's city undertaking, revealing new styles of well known saint veneration in resplendent new church buildings inbuilt conventional architectural vocabularies. those differences attach town and the pope to the prior and the current, within the comparable league because the Byzantine and Carolingian capitals and their emperors. via interpreting the relationships among the cloth global and political energy in early medieval Rome, this leading edge learn finds the significance of Rome's sacred and concrete panorama in developing papal rule and impact either within the urban and past.

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