Parma Cathedral, Parma

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Dating from the early 12th century, Parma Cathedral features an imposing Romanesque exterior and a Renaissance-art-filled interior. Its dome fresco by Correggio is an important masterpiece.

Go Historic ID
318426
Short URL
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Names
Parma Cathedral
Address

Parma, Italy
Coordinates
44.803268° N, 10.331322° E
Phone
0521-235886
Date Published
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
April 11, 2015

Timeline

1106
Consecration of Parma Cathedral

Parma Cathedral is consecrated by Pope Paschal II.

1092

Construction begins on Parma Cathedral.

1117

Parma Cathedral survives an earthquake with little damage.

1178

Parma Cathedral is given a stone vault and a west portal. The latter is the work of Benedetto Antelami and his workshop.

1281

The west façade of Parma Cathedral is modified by Giambono da Bissone.

1284

Construction of the campanile of Parma Cathedral.

1178

Benedetto Antelami completes the Deposition from the Cross relief, one of his earliest known works, for Parma Cathedral.

November 4, 2010