Our st cecilia icon depicts one of the most revered of the early virgin martyrs of rome these saint icons show the patron saint of music, especially church music, as well as that of musicians, composers, instrument makers and poets. Santa cecilia in trastevere: pay the nuns to sneak downstairs for remnants of ancient rome, or upstairs to see precious frescoes by medieval master pietro cavallini. St cecilia from the catholic encyclopedia virgin and martyr, patroness of church music, died at rome this saint, so often glorified in the fine arts and in poetry, is one of the most venerated martyrs of christian antiquity.
The church was rebuilt in the early 9th century and st cecilia's remains were brought from the catacombs of st calixtus to the church it was rebuilt-remodeled again in the 18th century the courtyard of rome, italy's santa cecilia. In another magnificent masterpiece, the marble statute beneath the high altar of the above-mentioned church of st cecilia at rome, carlo maderna represented her lying prostrate, just as she had received the death-blow from the executioner's hand. St cecilia, incorruptible saint and martyr during roman persecution st cecilia saint cecilia unknown - 177 ad the explorer of subterranean rome, left us.
Travel back to the days of the roman empire on a 3-hour coach tour of the catacombs of st sebastian and appian way, and see the cecilia metella tomb and aqueduct park. The tomb of st cecilia, the first incorrupt saint this famous effigy depicts the position her body was found in note the wound in her neck from her martyrdom, santa cecilia in trastevere, rome. St cecilia is a symbol for the divine power of music in heinrich von kleist's extended anecdote, saint cecilia or the power of music st cecilia, or the power of music gallery domenichino's fresco cycle in san luigi dei francesi, rome (1614.
In 821 the body of st cecilia was exhumed from the catacombs of san callisto by st paschal i (d 824) and returned to this church today her body rests within the crypt under the main altar today her body rests within the crypt under the main altar. It is said that there was a church dedicated to st cecilia in rome in the fifth century, in which pope symmachus held a council in 500 the story of st cecilia is not without beauty or merit. Rome basilicas st john lateran basilica di santa cecilia in trastevere basilica of st cecilia in trastevere st cecilia address: piazza di. Saint cecilia st cecilia's name has always been an important name in the catholic church, and has been mentioned in the mass for 1500 years cecilia was born in the early part of the third century, in rome.
Cecilia, saint, virgin and martyr, patroness of church music, d at romethis saint, so often glorified in the fine arts and in poetry, is one of the most venerated martyrs of christian antiquity. Consequently, until better evidence is produced, we must conclude that st cecilia was not known or venerated in rome until about the time when pope gelasius (496) introduced her name into his sacramentary. I can clearly remember the first time i saw saint cecilia it was in 2000, and i was studying latin in rome for two months and so i had plenty of time to wander rome. Things to do in rome santa cecilia in trastevere saint cecilia is the patron of music and musicians her statue in the position her body was found. Saint cecilia saint cecilia was born in rome of a patrician family and raised a christian her parents married her to valerian, who lived at trastevere.
Pages in category santa cecilia (rome) the following 2 pages are in this category, out of 2 total saint cecilia churches in italy piazza di santa cecilia (rome. St cecilia was born in rome of wealthy and illustrious parents from her youth, she was raised in the christian faith she prayed fervently and helped those in need. Santa cecilia in trastevere is a 9th century he was a prominent member of the accademia di san luca, and so was a well-known contemporary artist in rome st.
Commemorated on november 22 st cecilia was born in rome of wealthy and illustrious parents from her youth, she was raised in the christian faith she prayed fervently and helped those in need. Cecilia was a member of a noble family of rome and a follower of christ her parents forced her to marry a nobleman named valerian on the evening of her wedding day, with the music of the wedding feast ringing in her ears, cecilia renewed the vow by which she had consecrated her virginity to god. The basilica of st cecilia in rome's trastevere neighborhood is one of the loveliest in the city, and stands over the remains of her palace (you can go down into the crypt to see the saint's.