Sant'Ambrogio e Carlo al Corso

Sant'Ambrogio e Carlo al Corso

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This is in a church in Rome that you've probably never heard of and yet, this is what it looks like inside. It barely even has a wikipedia entry. I guess it's a little hard to compete with all of the other amazing, historical churches there.

The only thing that I've been able to learn about it is that Caravaggio was arrested in front of it, on the Via del Corso, for carrying a sword without a license. He claimed he had verbal authorization but, true to character, he insulted the officer and was arrested.

So, in the same way that I was amazed to have walked the same paths as Galileo in Pisa, I am amazed to have walked the same paths as Caravaggio. But I'm rather glad I didn't walk them at the same time that he did. He had a habit of making life difficult for people taking late night walks.

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Camera: NIKON D80
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Focal Length: 18 mm
35mm Focal Length: 27 mm
Exposure: 1/20 sec
Aperture: f 8
ISO: 800


Taken: 2009-05-26 04:41:59
Posted: 2010-05-03 | 07:45





Sant'Ambrogio e Carlo al Corso

Sant'Ambrogio e Carlo al Corso

This is in a church in Rome that you've probably never heard of and yet, this is what it looks like inside. It barely even has a wikipedia entry. I guess it's a little hard to compete with all of the other amazing, historical churches there.

The only thing that I've been able to learn about it is that Caravaggio was arrested in front of it, on the Via del Corso, for carrying a sword without a license. He claimed he had verbal authorization but, true to character, he insulted the officer and was arrested.

So, in the same way that I was amazed to have walked the same paths as Galileo in Pisa, I am amazed to have walked the same paths as Caravaggio. But I'm rather glad I didn't walk them at the same time that he did. He had a habit of making life difficult for people taking late night walks.

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Camera: NIKON D80
Lens Type:
Focal Length: 18 mm
35mm Focal Length: 27 mm
Exposure: 1/20 sec
Aperture: f 8
ISO: 800


Taken: 2009-05-26 04:41:59
Posted: 2010-05-03 | 07:45


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