St. Peter's Basilica -
A Brief History - This text courtesy of Fr. Carolan
OMI, of the English Guides to St. Peter's, provides an excellent
walking tour of the basilica.
Seminarian Guides to St. Peter's
- This text, courtesy of the seminarians at the North American
College, is an extensive resource used for their free guided
Peter's - Guide to the Square and the Basilica - The
text from the book by Nicolo Suffi, ©1998, Libreria Editrice
Vaticana. Sold at the Vatican bookstores and online from Paxbook.com
to Saint Peter's Basilica - The text from the book
by Fr. Giovanni Giuliani OFM Conv, coordinator of the Volunteer
Guides of the Peregrination ad Petri Sedem. ©1995, ATS Italia
- Roma, Sold at the Vatican bookstores.
PETER'S - The text from the book by James Lees-Milne,
©1967, Little Brown and Co. This material is in copyright:
C Michael Bloch 1967. Requests for permission for any use
of this material should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org
about the life and work of James Lees-Milne may be found at
Bones of St. Peter - The First Full Account of the
Search for the Apostles Body by John Evangelist Walsh, © 1982,
Doubleday & Co.
TOMB OF ST. PETER - This classic book by Margherita
Guarducci deals with the excavations and ancient tradition
of St. Peter's tomb under the Vatican basilica. © 1960, Hawthorn
Architecture of Michelangelo - Selections from the
book by James S. Ackerman. © 1966, A. Zwemmer Ltd, London
Peter's Square Vatican City - The text from the book
by ©Ted Zuydwijk, S.J., Rome 1975
with a Sledgehammer - This paper written by Mac Carey
deals with the restoration of Michelangelo's Pieta after it
was attacked in 1972.
Reliquary Balconies in St. Peter's Basilica - This
paper by Letha Clair Robertson was written for a graduate
seminar for Dr. Sally Cornelison at the University of Kansas
in Lawrence. It is well researched and comprises a good source
of information.. © 19 May 2005
Peter's Basilica - A Virtual Tour - The text from
the multimedia CD-ROM from Our Sunday Visitor, ©1999, Sold
online by Our Sunday
Visitor. ISBN: 0-87973-289-X
The Remains of Peter
- This article by Margherita Guarducci was published in the
book 'The Vatican and Christian Rome' by © Libreria Editrice
Vaticana, 1975, pp 49-51.
PIETRO IN VATICANO - This chapter is from the book
A Chronicle of Christianity Through the Churches of Rome'
by © June Hager, Cassells,
New Saint Peter's - This article by Ennio Francia
was published in the book 'The Vatican and Christian Rome'
by © Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 1975, pp 59-93.
Memorial of the Apostle and the Constantinian Basilica
- This article by JosŤ Ruysschaert was published in the book
'The Vatican and Christian Rome' by ©Libreria Editrice Vaticana,
1975, pp 33-48.
at St Peter's - Irving Lavin - This lengthly section
from the book 'St Peter's in the Vatican' ed. William Tronzo,
presents the best scholarship concerning Bernini's involvement
at St Peter's. ©
Cambridge University Press 2005