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The tomb of the artist Raphael in the Pantheon. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raphael Posted by >54fytng on 2009-07-10 18:06:33


Grave of the artist Raphael inside the Pantheon. Burying folks inside was apparently in back then. The inscription reads, "Ille hic est Raffael, timuit quo sospite vinci, rerum magna parens et moriente mori." "Here lies that famous Raphael by whom Nature feared to be conquered while he lived, and when he was dying, feared herself…

The Pantheon

The Renaissance artist, Raphael, requested that he be buried in the Pantheon and in 1520 he got his wish. The Pantheon is one of the most well preserved buildings from ancient Rome and is about 2,000 years old. There are many famous monuments all over the world modelled on the Pantheon in Rome such as;…