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Sunday Travel – Pantheon in Rome

May 29, 2016

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Quick look at the inside of the Pantheon.

Pantheon on Pentecost

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Rome, May 23, 2010: Solemnity of Pentecost at the Pantheon; rose petals are dropped from the open oculus at twelve o’clock noon in commemoration of the descent of the Holy Ghost on the day of Pentecost, the birthday of the Church. As the “dew” falls, the choir chants the sequence Veni Sancte Spiritus!

Building the Pantheon in Rome

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A video clip describing the process of constructing the Pantheon, with an interesting theory regarding the height of the entrance columns. The Pantheon was finished in the year 126 AD and it has been in continuous use ever since. It has functioned as a church since the 7th century.

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