The Earthquake Engineering Online Archive  NISEE e-Library

William G. Godden Collection: GoddenE13.1

Thumbnail Image

jpg | mrsid

  • Title: St. Peter's, Rome
  • Creator(s): Godden, William G.
  • Date:
  • Location: Western Europe/Italy/EUROPE/Rome
  • Structure: Saint Peter's

Description: Dome of St. Peter's. Associated with the name of Michelangelo, though considerably altered from his original design. Completed in 1590, the dome is 138 ft. in diameter, and its apex is 400 ft above floor level. The external ribs can be seen. The lantern was a later addition. (For Piazza, see GoddenF5) (Rome, Italy)

See also:
Historic domes

To view MrSID images, download the ExpressView Browser plug-in from LizardTech. Please address questions about reproduction and use of images to NISEE.