Virtually explore the Papal Palace and the Sistine Chapel with Smarthistory as your guide
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Whose side are you on? Two great philosophers of antiquity, Plato and Aristotle, face off in this meeting of minds.
As demons harvest new souls and angels wake the dead, Mary crouches, powerless beside Christ.
Togas or tights? Classical dress helps set the Twelve Apostles apart from a bunch of Renaissance men.
God created the world in seven days, but it took Michelangelo four years to depict it on this remarkable ceiling.