Santi Nazaro e Celso, Verona
|Santi Nazaro e Celso|
|Groundbreaking||October 13, 1464|
|Completed||April 6, 1466|
The site was occupied by a church by the ninth century, but since it stood outside of the city walls during medieval times, it was destroyed during the Hungarian invasions of the tenth century.
Construction began on October 13, 1464 and was completed two years later, on April 6, 1466. An inscription inside records the consecration on February 14, 1483. The bell-tower was built in 1550. The presbytery was elongated . The choir was frescoed by Paolo Farinati. In 1688, the elliptical sacristy was built. Among the highly decorated chapels, there are works by Montagna, Badile, Palma il Giovane, Mocetto, Morone, Brusasorci, Farinati and others. The six bells in D are rung with Veronese bellringing art.
- G.Borelli, Chiese e monasteri di Verona (1980); Banca popolare di Verona,Verona
- Federico dal Forno, La Chiesa dei SS. Nazaro e Celso, Verona 1982
- Guide to the churches of Verona tourist site.
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