Dove of Peace - Sant'Agnese in Agone - Roma, Italy
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben
N 41° 53.931 E 012° 28.367
33T E 290363 N 4641634
Quick Description: One of many identical peace doves erected at the top of the fence in front of Sant'Agnese in Agone in Rome, Italy.
Location: Lazio, Italy
Date Posted: 6/4/2019 9:36:33 AM
Waymark Code: WM10NXJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:
The church faces Piazza Navona, one of the main urban spaces in the historic centre of the city and the site where the Early Christian Saint Agnes was martyred in the ancient Stadium of Domitian.

Construction began in 1652 under the architects Girolamo Rainaldi and his son Carlo Rainaldi. After numerous quarrels, the other main architect involved was Francesco Borromini.

You can see a dove holding an olive branch in several places in the decoration of the church. This one is located outside the church in front of the fountain of the Four Rivers in Piazza Navona.
Kind of dove: Dove with olive branch

Used material for the dove: metal

Piazza Navona,
Roma, Italy

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