New Rome. The castle of the Holy Angel

The artist is Shchedrin

Castle St. Angel in Rome, located on the right bank of Tiber, basically represents the tomb of the Roman emperors ("Mausoleum Adrian"). Over time, it was rebuilt and was used in the Middle Ages as a fortress, then as a prison. At the top there is a statue of the Archangel Michael, according to the legend of Pope Gregory of the Great during the plague epidemic that appeared in this place. The bridge built in ancient times, called the Sant Angelo bridge, leads to the castle. In the picture of Shchedrin, the castle and the bridge of. Angel is depicted from the left bank of Tiber, from the Embankment Tore Di Non. In the distance you can see the Cathedral of St. Petra and the Vatican Palace.

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