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Apostolic Palace

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Location type: Palace
Location address: Città del Vaticano, Roma, Città del Vaticano
Number of texts: 2
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The Apostolic Palace (Italian: Palazzo Apostolico) is the official residence of the Pope, which is located in Vatican City. It is also known as the Papal Palace and the Palace of the Vatican. The Vatican itself refers to the building as the Palace of Sixtus V in honor of Pope Sixtus V.

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In The Apostolic Palace, the frescoe of Raphael “The School of Athens” can be found. The picture has long been seen as “Raphael’s masterpiece and the perfect embodiment of the classical spirit of the High Renaissance. It represents the truth acquired through reason. 

On the painting, you can find Plato, Pythagoras, Aristotle, Anaximander, Aristotle, Socrates, Strabo, Euclid, ...

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