Duomo di San Rufino, Assisi

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Assisi's cathedral is dedicated to San Rufino, the bishop who first brought Christianity to the city. St. Francis and St. Clare were baptized here.

Go Historic ID
318296
Short URL
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Names
Duomo di San Rufino
Address
Piazza San Rufino
Assisi, Italy
06081
Postcode
06081
Coordinates
43.070208° N, 12.617803° E
Phone
075-812-283
Date Published
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
April 11, 2015

Timeline

1028
Reconstruction of Assisi Cathedral

The bishop of Assisi witnesses a miraculous event (the details of which were not recorded), leading to the rebuilding of a Romanesque cathedral in the place of the old church. The tower of this cathedral still survives.

1134
Second Reconstruction of Assisi Cathedral

The Romanesque cathedral of Assisi, only a century old, is torn down and construction begins on the current cathedral. Only the bell tower is retained from the 11th-century building.

1571
Interior Remodeled

Remodeling of the interior following structural damage.

April 21, 2008
April 23, 2008