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Fidenza

The facade of the Duomo or Cathedral of San Donnino di Fidenza: the bas-reliefs by Benedetto Antelami (XII - XIII century).

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Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade, the right portal, inside the protiro: "Hercules shows the Nemean lion he killed". Bas-relief by Benedetto Antelami and workshop.

Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade, the right po...

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Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade:"Prophet Ezekiel". Sculpture by Benedetto Antelami.

Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade:"Prophet Ezek...

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Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade:"Prophet Ezekiel". Sculpture by Benedetto Antelami. Detail.

Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade:"Prophet Ezek...

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Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade, the main portal: the capital called "of the Virgin", surmounted by a bas-relief depicting Abraham. Work by Benedetto Antelami and his workshop.

Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade, the main por...

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Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade:"King David". Sculpture by Benedetto Antelami.

Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade:"King David"....

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Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade, the pediment of the right portal: the bas-relief of the Archpriest of San Donnino. Work by Benedetto Antelami and his workshop.

Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade, the pediment...

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Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade, the acroterion of the right portal: the bas-relief with the figure of Raimondinus vilis.A writing identifies him as Raimondinus vilis (the humble Raimondino) on whose identity there are more doubts than certainties. Several hypotheses qualify him as: a poor pilgrim died in Borgo San Donnino; a man who became a symbol of the poor people and contributed to the church's construction; Saint Raimondino da Piacenza, a holy pilgrim. Work by Benedetto Antelami and his workshop.

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Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade, the porch pediment   of the left portal.Frrom left to right: "The emperor Charlemagne, with a warrior on his right";"Pope Adrian II who hands the mitre and the croiser (symbols of episcopal dignity) to the archpriest of San Donnino"; "The miracle of the sick recovered by Domninus of Fidenza". Work by Benedetto Antelami and his workshop.

Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade, the porch pe...

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Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade, the porch pediment   of the left portal.Frrom left to right: "The emperor Charlemagne, with a warrior on his right";"Pope Adrian II who hands the mitre and the croiser (symbols of episcopal dignity) to the archpriest of San Donnino"; "The miracle of the sick recovered by Domninus of Fidenza". Work by Benedetto Antelami and his workshop.

Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade, the porch pe...

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Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade: the bas-relief with "Procession of the Magi on horseback". Work by Benedetto Antelami and his workshop.

Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade: the bas-reli...

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Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade: the bas-relief with "King Herod enthroned". Work by Benedetto Antelami and his workshop.

Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade: the bas-reli...

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Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade: the bas-relief with "The prophet Elijah abducted to heaven with his chariot and followed by Elisha, his main disciple". Work by Benedetto Antelami and his workshop.

Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade: the bas-reli...

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Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade: the bas-relief with Stories of Berta, Milone and Rolandino", detail with Milone seducing Berta. Work by Benedetto Antelami and his workshop.

Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade: the bas-reli...

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Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade: the bas-relief with Stories of Berta, Milone and Rolandino", detail. Work by Benedetto Antelami and his workshop.

Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade: the bas-reli...

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Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade: the bas-relief with "Procession of the Magi on horseback". Work by Benedetto Antelami and his workshop.

Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade: the bas-reli...

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Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade: the bas-relief with Stories of Berta, Milone and Rolandino", detail. Work by Benedetto Antelami and his workshop.

Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade: the bas-reli...

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Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade: the bas-relief with Stories of San Donnino, "The Miracle of the Pregnant Woman", which dramatically tells the story of the collapse of an overly crowded bridge and the rescue of the pregnant woman through the intervention of the Saint. Work byBenedetto Antelami and his workshop.

Fidenza, Duomo (St. Donnino Cathedral), Façade: the bas-reli...