Italian Cistercian Architecture Through The Lens of Federico Scarchilli

Abbazia di Fossanova

In his latest photographic collection, Federico Scarchilli captures Cistercian order in the form of Abbazia di Fossanova, Casamari, and Valvisciolo. Simple and utilitarian, Cistercian architecture reflects the transition between the Romanesque and Gothic periods. During this time, many religious authorities felt excessive ornamentation was a distraction to spiritual studies.

Abbazia di Fossanova

Abbazia di Fossanova

Consecrated in 1208, Abbazia di...

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