Basilica

Il Privilegio papale

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Noli me tangere

"Do not cling to me!" -- The lower church of the Basilica preserves in the Chapel of Magdalene, one of the most important pictorial cycles of Giotto's workshop. ...

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1963: Consacrazione all'Immacolata

The friars of the Sacro Convento in Assisi have always lived a vital bond with the Blessed Virgin Mary. Over the centuries they have venerated her particularly ...

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La Presentazione di Gesù al Tempio

"The Stories of the Childhood of Christ" are depicted in the northern transept of the lower church of the Basilica . These frescoes were executed by Giotto and ...

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Il ritratto di San Paolo nella Basilica

In the nave of the upper church of the Basilica is frescoed the face of Saint Paul. The work is attributed to Giotto's workshop and is dated at around 1290. Also ...

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Il Sacro Convento in fiamme

On 19 August 1768 fra Ubaldo Tebaldi, the chronicler for the community, recorded that a fire broke out in the Sacro Convento and gave a terrifying picture of the ...

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