St. Peter’s Basilica
Lecture no. 17 from the course: The World's Greatest Churches
Taught by Professor William R. Cook | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Travel Courses
Experience the splendor of the world’s largest church and the seat of the papacy, among the most iconic creations of the Christian world. Trace the history of the complex as you take in the resplendent dome by Michelangelo and the Renaissance grandeur of statuary, monuments, papal tombs, and the grand baldacchino by Bernini.