Sant andrea delle fratte borromini
Basilica di Sant'Andrea delle Fratte Tours
Architect(s) · Francesco Borromini and Mattia de Rossi. Type, Church · Style · Baroque. Groundbreaking, Completed, Website. e27marines-1stmardiv.org Sant'Andrea delle Fratte is a 17th-century basilica church in Rome, Italy, dedicated to St.2017 del 2017 sex and the city prequel
The Cardinal Priest of the Titulus S. Andreae Apostoli de Hortis is Ennio Antonelli. The current church was built over a pre-existing one, erected in , called infra hortes "amidst the orchards", whence the name fratte , "woods" for it was located in a countryside area on the northern edge of the inhabited area of medieval Rome. The church originally belonged to Augustinian nuns. The Scots College, the seminary for young men studying for the priesthood, was located nearby, on the Via del Tritone, until , when it moved to the Via del Quattro Fontane. In the construction of the new church was begun, to the design of Gaspare Guerra. The project, halted eight years later, was revamped in by Francesco Borromini , who is responsible of the apse, the tambour of the cupola,  and the square campanile with four orders.
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A look at the Eternal City - its history, its people, its art and architecture, its curiosities. Today's photos:. The bell tower as seen from behind the church. The center painting in the apse depicts the martyrdom of St. Andrew on his x-shaped cross. The chapel of the Madonna del Miracolo.
Sant'Andrea delle Fratte is a minor basilica , as well as an early 16th century parish, titular and convent church. Pictures of the church at Wikimedia Commons are here. There is an English Wikipedia article here. The first possible documentary evidence of a church here is from , when a church called Sant'Andrea inter Hortos is mentioned. This name refers to the gardens horti of the Pincian Hill nearby, and unfortunately there is doubt that the name refers to a church on this site. Later in the Middle Ages we have references to Sant'Andrea in Pinciis and a Capo di Casa, the latter means "edge of the city" , but the first time that the name Fratte is used is in the 15th century.
L'antica chiesa di S. Andrea delle Fratte allora denominata "S. Andrea infra hortos" sorse sul finire del XII secolo all'estremo nord di Roma. L'etimologia del toponimo discende evidentemente dalla caratteristica antica della zona, un tempo silvestre e con rare abitazioni. Originariamente officiata dalle monache agostiniane, quindi dalla nazione scozzese e poi dalla Confraternita del Ss. Sacramento, nel la chiesa fu affidata da Sisto V all'ordine dei Minimi di S.
Sant'Andrea delle Fratte