My Pictures of Montecassino

Montecassino is the famous monastery built by St. Benedict which became the head of all Benedictine monasteries. (Completely destroyed in World War II, it is now rebuilt.)

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Montecassino is set high on a hill
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The view overlooking the valley
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Climbing the steps up to the Church (with statue of St. Scholastica)
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The Church
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Interior of the Church
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Close-up of the altar under the dome
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A massive picture of St. Benedict surrounded by saints
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The view from the monastery
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A mosaic in the cloister
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In the museum: a painting of St. Benedict
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Christ washing the feat of the apostles
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Example of a choir book - several centuries old

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