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Piazza del Carmine
(Chiesa di Santa Maria del Carmine)

Sant'Elia e San Giovanni Battista

The Prophet Elias and St. John the Baptist


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Church of the early 14th century, but the present simple façade was designed by Alessandro Gherardesca, in 1835. The two saints's statues of Carrara marble are from 1697.

Pisa - Sant'Elia e San Giovanni Battista
Sant'Elia / The Prophet Elijah
whose works from Mt. Carmel inspired the first Carmelite brothers (Wikipedia).

Pisa - Sant'Elia e San Giovanni Battista
San Giovanni Battista / St. John the Baptist
(c. 6 BC- c. 36 AD), itinerant preacher and a major religious figure who led a movement of baptism at the Jordan River. He baptized Jesus at "Bethany beyond the Jordan." (Wikipedia).

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Location (N 43°42'46" - E 10°24'1")

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Item Code: itto003; Photograph: 7 May 2017
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