Lateran Palace


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Noun1.Lateran Palace - a palace that served as the residence of the popes until the 14th centuryLateran Palace - a palace that served as the residence of the popes until the 14th century
Lateran - the site in Rome containing the church of Rome and the Lateran Palace
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It is the church for Filipinos and was the Papal Residence until 313, when Emperor Constantine offered the Lateran palace to His Holiness.) Pundaquit Virtuosi lived up to their billing, as Ambassador Princesa critiqued - "Flawless rendition ...
Veronica Ortenberg West-Harling looks at two of the most influential sites that the English visited, and from which they took back artistic and liturgical innovations: the chapel of John VII in the Vatican basilica, and the chapel of St Laurence in the Lateran palace. The former was perhaps the site most likely to have inspired English iconographical traditions such, as the robed Christ of the crucifixion.
History tells us that at the beginning of the fourth century, Emperor Constantine legalized Christianity, handed over the Lateran palace to the bishop of Rome for his residence along with other properties, and began the construction of the Old Saint Peter's Basilica.
His history of the Lateran Palace was subsequently published as Le Palais de Latran; etude historique et archeologique (Paris: Emest Leroux, 1911).