Campanili sentence example
- This, like the other campanili of Ravenna, is later than the church to which it belongs.
- In a few other cases, for example at San Giorgio Maggiore, the fallen campanili were restored; but for the most part they were not replaced.
- It is almost invariably square; the only examples of round campanili in this part of Italy are to be found at Ravenna and at Caorle to the east of Venice; while inside Venice itself the solitary exception to the square plan was the campanile of San Paternian, built in 999 and now demolished, which was a hexagon.
- Cressets used to be kept burning at night on some of the campanili to serve as beacons for those at sea.
- Among the existing campanili the oldest are San Geremia, dating from the 11th century, San Samuele from the 12th, San Barnaba and San Zaccaria from the 13th.Advertisement
- The Romanesque church of S.Abondio outside the town was founded in 1013 and consecrated in 1095; it has two fine campanili, placed at the ends of the aisles close to the apse.
- Ambrogio, which is one of the earliest genuine campanili in Italy (789-824).
- Maria in Trivio, erected in 1353 in gratitude for the liberation of the city from a plague which devastated it in 1348, is in the style of contemporary brick campanili in Rome, but built mainly of black selce, with white marble columns at the windows.
- Maria della Cella is noteworthy among the former as having one of the earliest campanili of any size in Italy (9th century).
- Among the more striking features of Venice we must reckon the campanili or bell-towers (see Campanile).Advertisement
- The two campanili flanking the apse at each end of the side aisle are the oldest example of this architectural arrangement.