``You had better have tarried there to fight for the recovery of the Holy Sepulchre
,'' said the Templar.
"Let us wed, even at the door of the sepulchre
! My life is gone in vanity and emptiness.
Well, then, all the world, at that time, was in a wild excitement about the Holy Sepulchre. All the great feudal lords in Europe were pledging their lands and pawning their plate to fit out men-at-arms so that they might join the grand armies of Christendom and win renown in the Holy Wars.
Forty-two years waxed and waned; the good fight was won; Godfrey reigned in Jerusalem--the Christian hosts reared the banner of the cross above the Holy Sepulchre!
In short synopses of buildings and themes that include the Holy Sepulchre
in Jerusalem, the possible influence of Etruscan sepulchres
on Alberti, and early Renaissance concepts of different eras of Roman architecture, Tanner proposes the importance of these early models in considering the broad influence and meaning of Bramante's great church.
MUGLA, Jul 13, 2010 (TUR) -- 2,400 year old "sepulchres
" in Dalyan region of Ortaca town of south-western province of Mugla will be taken under protection.