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Walking Macao, Reading the Baroque$
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Jeremy Tambling and Louis Lo

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9789622099371

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789622099371.001.0001

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Ruínas de São Paulo (Ruins of St Paul's)

Ruínas de São Paulo (Ruins of St Paul's)

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(p.80) Chapter 5 Ruínas de São Paulo (Ruins of St Paul's) (p.81)
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Walking Macao, Reading the Baroque
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Jeremy Tambling

Louis Lo

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Hong Kong University Press
DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789622099371.003.0005

This chapter discusses the famous Ruins of St Paul. It is situated on a hill 26 metres above sea level, and possibly represents one of the most famous baroque images. It looks at the different areas of the church, from the two-dimensional façade to the relics found in the chancel. A detailed analysis is provided for the façade, which is separated into five levels.

Keywords:   Ruins of St Paul, famous baroque images, façade, relics, chancel, analysis

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