Giotto and the St Francis of Assisi Cycle

Giotto and the St Francis of Assisi Cycle

This book has been lovingly compiled to celebrate the convergence of the life of St. Francis of Assisi and the groundbreaking frescoes of the 13th century artist, Giotto di Bandone, as seen by millions in the nave of the Upper Church of the Basilica of San Francesco in Assisi, Italy.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Giotto and the St Francis of Assisi Cycle: A Tribute to Pope Francis 1
Contents 6
Preface 8
Introduction 10
The Giotto Frescoes 12
Appendix 1: Homage of a Simple Man 72
Appendix 2: Dream of the Palace of Arms 75
Appendix 3: St. Francis before the Crucifix in San Damiano 79
Appendix 4: Dream of Pope Innocent III 83
Appendix 5: Trial by Fire 89
Appendix 6: Sigmatization of St. Francis 91
Appendix 7: Lamentation of the Clares 92
Postscript: From Villas Miserias to the Vatican: The footsteps of Pope Francis 94