Of Books and Cathedrals

Recently I read Follett’s latest book “The Evening and the Morning” A prequel to the [more] successful “Pillars of the Earth.” It was the Cathedral building adventures that captivated me, although much more so in the “Pillars” than on this last book. But it was the book that pushed me to visit a Cathedral as […]

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Basilica, Cathedral, or Duomo?

Basilica  A Basilica is, literally, the king’s House or the House of the Lord. The names comes from the Greek ”Basileus”, which means king, and from “Oikos”, which means home. Therefore, each church can be considered a basilica, but the Church attributes only to some of them such definition: mainly because of their importance and/or […]

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