The Sistine Chapel ceiling, painted by Michelangelo between 1508 and 1512, is
a cornerstone work of High Renaissance art. The ceiling is that of the Sistine ...
Mar 8, 2013 ... As eyes turn to Rome and a new pope, Tim Jepson unearths 50 facts about the
Sistine Chapel, from the history of its frescoes to the meaning of ...
Here are 23 fascinating facts about the Sistine Chapel to peak your interest, test
your trivia knowledge and to give you all the more reason to go and visit this ...
Jun 10, 2016 ... The Sistine Chapel is one of Rome's most popular & prized historic sites. Here's
25 facts to give you all the more reason to visit this stunning ...
Aug 15, 2016 ... On August 15, 1483, Pope Sixtus IV consecrated the Sistine Chapel. The works
of Michelangelo were years away—the artist was only eight ...
The Sistine Chapel is a Roman Catholic chapel in the Apostolic Palace, in
Vatican City, Rome. The Sistine Chapel was originally known as the Cappela
Jul 11, 2015 ... Here are 10 fascinating facts about the Sistine Chapel to give you all the more
reasons to visit this stunning attraction in the Vatican.
The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel is one of Michelangelo's most famous works.
Read on to learn about the history of this masterpiece.
Feb 12, 2016 ... The Vatican's famed Sistine Chapel attracts some five million visitors every year.
On any given day, 20,000 people will enter the sacred space, ...
One of the interesting Sistine Chapel facts is how this chapel received its name. It
was commissioned in the year 1475 by the pope at the time, Pope Sixtus IV.