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San Miniato al Monte’s basilica – A beautiful Zodiac

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The oldest decoration in San Miniato al Monte's basilica is a set of mosaics and marble marquetries among which stands out the stunning "Zodiac", a motif of pagan origins here reimagined in a Christian framework: the twelve astrological signs, some experts claim, becoming a symbol of the Twelve Apostles.

San Miniato al Monte’s basilica – A beautiful Zodiac

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