Lady Sydney Morgan in St Peter's, Rome - early 19th Century

from Italy Volume 2, pages 303-304:

On Easter-Sunday the service is performed at St. Peter's, and it is then that the Church exhibits all its splendour, and exhibits its forces on a site worthy of their display. The spacious Piazza of St. Peter, its porticos and colonnades, its beautiful fountains, its stupendous façade, glittering in the noonday sun, become the scene of action. […] The loggie above the …   more >>

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Lady Sydney Morgan, Italy Volume 2, volume 2 (London, 1821), p. 303-304. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1515754924792 accessed: 5 April, 2020

location of experience: St Peter's, Rome

Listeners

Lady Sydney Morgan
Novelist
17??-1859

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Catholic ceremonial-- Easter service

Experience Information

Date/Time early 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 12 Jan 2018 11:02:04 +0000
Approved on Fri, 02 Mar 2018 18:37:41 +0000