At the foot of the pyramid : 300 years of the cemetery for foreigners in Rome / Nicholas Stanley-Price, Mary K. McGuigan and John F. McGuigan Jr ; with contributions by Pier Andrea De Rosa, Claudia Nordhoff and Oddbjørn Sørmoen
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136 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 22 cm
Catalog of an exhibition held at the Casa di Goethe, Rome, September 23-November 13, 2016.
The most beautiful and solemn cemetery I have ever beheld' declared the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley. Since the height of the Grand Tour, non-Catholic foreigners dying in Rome have been buried in front of the pyramid-tomb of Caius Cestius. In 2016 the Protestant Cemetery (now officially the Non-Catholic Cemetery for Foreigners) in Rome will celebrate its 300th anniversary. For this occasion the Cemetery, in partnership with the Casa di Goethe, has planned an exhibition of paintings, drawings and prints from the 18th to early 20th centuries to illustrate the history of this place dedicated to citizens of Protestant faith who died in papal Rome.00Exhibition: Cimitero Acattolico di Roma / Casa di Goethe, Rome, Italy (23.09. - 13.11.2016).