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  AllRefer.com - Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini (European Art, 1600 To The Present, Biography) - Encyclopedia
He was assisted by a host of sculptors in these vast enterprises.
Between 1658 and 1670 Bernini designed three churches: San Tomaso di Villanova at Castelgandolfo, Santa Maria dell'Assunzione at Ariccia, and Sant' Andrea al Quirinale in Rome.
He established a new mode, dynamically linking sculpture and architecture.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
In this neighbourhood are found the rich quarries of travertine marble that the Romans used so much in their monuments, and the sulphur springs, which are a bathing resort.
By the wooded and vine-clad Albanian hills are the Castelli Romani, small villages that are popular summer resorts; Frascati, near the ruins of ancient Tusculum; Castelgandolfo, the papal villa; Marino; Ariccia, that has a splendid viaduct; Albano and Velletri (pop.
In the valley of the Sacco are Palestrina, upon the ruins of the ancient Præneste, which was the home of Pier Luigi, known as Palestrina, the prince of sacred music.
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 The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church - Biographical Dictionary - Consistory of May 17, 1706
Created cardinal and reserved in pectore in the consistory of May 17, 1706.
Prefect of the Apostolic Palace and governor of Castelgandolfo for a triennium, June 7, 1706.
Published in the consistory of August 1, 1707; received the red hat and the title of S. Maria degli Angelli alle Terme, November 28, 1707.
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