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St. Ignatius of Loyola in Rome


First arrival: 1523 (March 29 - April 13)
(Manresa - Barcelona - from Gaeta to Fondi, 25. km - Rome, 150 km)

Juan Plazaola describes the route:
Via Appia - Porta San Sebastiano - Terme di Caracalla - Circo Massimo - Teatro di Marcello, Piazza Navona (San Giacomo degli Spagnoli)

Manuel Ruiz Jurado describes the route:
Via Appia - Porta San Sebastiano - Ponte Sisto - Via Giulia - St. Peter's Basilica, Piazza Navona (San Giacomo degli Spagnoli)

Ignatius wanted persmission and blessing from the pope (Adrian VI.) for his visit of Jerusalem.
He visited the Seven Pilgrim Churches of Rome. He left after two weeks for Venice (April 13 or 14, 1523).



Porta San Sebastiano



Ponte Sisto


Terme di Caracalla - Circo Massimo - Teatro di Marcello

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