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"Bless those who persecute you, bless and do not curse them." Romans 12:14 // Martyrdom of Saint Lawrence / Martirio de San Lorenzo // 1564-1567 // Tiziano Vecellio // Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial // © Patrimonio Nacional // #Christian #martyr

TIZIANO Vecellio, Martyrdom of St Lawrence 1567 Oil on canvas, 440 x 320 cm Monasterio de San Lorenzo, El Escorial

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Jacopo d'Antonio Negretti (see Palma Giovane):The Martyrdom of St Lawrence 1575

Why You Should Go: About an hour northwest of Madrid, nestled in the Guadarrama mountain range, is this UNESCO-listed small town chock full of gorgeous architecture, most notably the San Lorenzo de El Escorial library (pictured) and monastery. Read More: 10 of the World's Most Beautiful Libraries

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Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial

Palacio Real Madrid Espana Google Image Result for http://www.travelpluto.com/palacioreal.jpg he ido muchas veces incluso con la escuela hace muchisimos anos

El Escorial, the Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo El Real El Escorial is situated at the foot of Mt. Abantos in the Sierra de Guadarrama.

to Order was instituted in 1814 by Ferdinand VII, at the proposal of the Council of War and Navy, to recognize the military service record to the officers of the army, and ordered the annual celebration of the Chapter of the Order, which currently has biennial. Is chosen as a meeting place the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial for their connection to San Hermenegildo, keeping the main relic of the saint, and being royal pantheon of all the Kings and Sovereigns of the Order.

to Order was instituted in 1814 by Ferdinand VII, at the proposal of the Council of War and Navy, to recognize the military service record to the officers of the army, and ordered the annual celebration of the Chapter of the Order, which currently has biennial. Is chosen as a meeting place the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial for their connection to San Hermenegildo, keeping the main relic of the saint, and being royal pantheon of all the Kings and Sovereigns of the Order.

El Greco, Le Martyre de saint Maurice, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Escurial

El Greco, Le Martyre de saint Maurice, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Escurial

Litany Lane: Friday, August 17, 2012- Litany Lane: inviolable, Aesthetic, Isaiah 12:2-6, Matthew 19:3-12, St. Clare of Montefalco, Order of Saint Augustine, El Escorial

The library of El Escorial, the historical residence of the King of Spain in San Lorenzo de El Escorial. The library was designed by Juan de Herrera, and the vaulted ceilings were painted by Pellegrino Tibaldi in the

Jusepe de Ribera  The Ecstasy of Saint Francis (1642)  Royal Seat of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain

Jusepe de Ribera The Ecstasy of Saint Francis Royal Seat of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain

The Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial is an historical residence of the King of Spain. It is one of the Spanish royal sites and functions as a monastery, royal palace, museum, and school. The Escorial comprises two architectural complexes of great historical and cultural significance: the royal monastery itself and La Granjilla de La Fresneda, a royal hunting lodge and monastic retreat about five kilometres away. El Escorial is now a monastery of the Order of Saint Augustine.

The Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial is an historical residence of the King of Spain. It is one of the Spanish royal sites and functions as a monastery, royal palace, museum, and school. The Escorial comprises two architectural complexes of great historical and cultural significance: the royal monastery itself and La Granjilla de La Fresneda, a royal hunting lodge and monastic retreat about five kilometres away. El Escorial is now a monastery of the Order of Saint Augustine.

The Royal Library by cuellar, via Flickr

20 of the World’s Most Spectacular Libraries in the World You should Visit! Library at El Real Monasterio de El Escorial – Madrid Spain -> see full gallery on amongraf.

EL ARCO DE LOS SANTOS #NovelaHistórica de Fernando Sanjuan.  Una tumba vacía en el Panteón de Reyes del monasterio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial  es la consecuencia del insólito plan autorizado por Carlos V para tratar de preservar la imagen de su esposa fallecida, Isabel de Avis. #Libros

EL ARCO DE LOS SANTOS #NovelaHistórica de Fernando Sanjuan. Una tumba vacía en el Panteón de Reyes del monasterio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial es la consecuencia del insólito plan autorizado por Carlos V para tratar de preservar la imagen de su esposa fallecida, Isabel de Avis. #Libros

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