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Page revised in January 2011.

History and Art in the Coats of Arms of the Popes

This section was first developed in 1997; it was aimed at providing visitors with an opportunity to learn about the monuments of Modern Rome through the coats of arms and the heraldic symbols of the Popes.


F. Velde's Heraldry site
Bill Thayer's Roman Links and Encyclopaedia
The Official Vatican Site
Italy On Line
Casali - Old Prints
H. Schumann's World of Rare Books
A new way to find a house in Italy

Have your name in the Hall of Fame! Complete the following sentence:

This small palace is situated at the corner between ..... (only one attempt, please, it is within the walls of Rome)

The image used as background for this page shows S. Ivo alla Sapienza.


Let me now introduce my nephew to whom I owe the encouragement and basic HTML advice which made me join the net.

Marco at Acqua Paola in 1997