Basilica of San Francesco d'Assisi

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  • Saint Francis Of Assisi: A Big Impact On Today's World

    Saint Francis of Assisi had created a big impact on today's world, even if they were small things, they would still send shock waves around the world. I believe that Saint Francis of Assisi is a great model for all of us because he teaches that life is not a problem to be solved, but something to be experience and learn from. He impacted the world due to what he has done to make the world a better place. Saint Francis of Assisi was born around the year 1181 in Assisi, duchy of Spoleto, Italy. He came from a wealthy family. His father was a person who had to do a lot in the cloth trade business, and that type of job made a lot of money that time. He owned a farmland. Hiis mother was a very very beautiful French Woman who made people stare at her for a long time just because how beautiful she is. Saint Francis was not a normal person back in his childhood times - he did not enjoy doing work, drinks a lot, and likes celebrating a lot of parties. By 14 he quit school and was a crazy teenager who did not what he was going to go through next in his life. It was common that children would follow their father in their job business , but Assisi did not because he thought of it as being boring and a joke. So he decided to do something different. He decided to follow his curiosity. In that time, knights were very important, the ones who got the most attention, and he thought they were the ones who are the real main heroes. That was his dream- of being a knight, but soon…

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  • Power In San Vitale

    It is not uncommon for cathedrals in the Byzantine Empire to be used as status of prosperity and power, rather than being solely places of worship. San Vitale is known for the incredible mosaics that create a focus on Justinian, Theodora, and other political figures which make it more of a glorification of the emperor than a religious building. How much decadence and lavishness is acceptable before the focus of this church becomes more about paying respects to the people in power in the time it…

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