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Sacro may refer to :

  • Sacro - a Scottish voluntary organisation, 'Safeguarding Communities, Reducing Offending', formerly known as the Scottish Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders
  • In combination with other words, the sacrum (e.g. sacroiliac)
  • The Sacro Convento, a Franciscan friary in Assisi, Umbria, Italy
  • Monte Sacro, a hill in Rome on the banks of the river Aniene
  • Sacromonte, a neighbourhood of Granada, Spain
  • Sacro Vergente, an Apostolic Letter of Pope Pius XII to all people of Russia
  • Cuore Sacro, a 2005 Italian-language film directed by Ferzan Ozpetek
  • Sacro-Egoism, a term defining a sociological approach in Western society wherein the ultimate authority regarding religious thought and interpretation rests with the individual.
  • Sacro Culto, the second album by Opera IX

Usage examples of "sacro".

He made the plan of the Sacro Monte as it stood in his time, which I have already referred to, and designed the many chapels mentioned in the 1586 edition of Caccia as about to be built.

Tabachetti on the Sacro Monte, but how much earlier it is than 1586 cannot be known till the missing editions of Caccia are found.

Colombo says that the infant Christ in the Presepio is not by Gaudenzio, the original figure having been stolen by some foreigner not many years ago, and Battista, the excellent Custode of the Sacro Monte, assures me that this was the second time the infant had been stolen.

It being admitted that the object of the Sacro Monte workmen was to bring a scene home to the spectator in all possible fulness, we expect to have a quotum of our own ideas of the scene, whatever they may be, put before us, and are more or less offended when we find a composition which we consider to be unreal even within its own covenanted limitations.

On again visiting Milan I found in the Biblioteca Nazionale a guidebook to the Sacro Monte, which was not in the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, and of whose existence I had never heard.

Another document which I have in vain tried to see is the plan of the Sacro Monte as it stood towards the close of the sixteenth century, made by Pellegrino Tibaldi with a view to his own proposed alterations.

Val Sesia would not suffice to do justice to all the interesting and important questions which arise wholesale as soon as the chapels on the Sacro Monte are examined with any care.

I shall confine myself, therefore, to a consideration of the most remarkable features of the Sacro Monte as it exists at present, and to doing what I can to stimulate further study on the part of others.

Sir Henry Layard does not appear to know that there are any figures in the Crucifixion Chapel of Gaudenzio, or indeed in any of the chapels for which Gaudenzio painted frescoes, and falls into a trap which seems almost laid on purpose for those who would write about Varallo without having been there, in supposing that Gaudenzio painted a Pieta on the Sacro Monte.

It is from this source that Sir Henry Layard got his idea that the chapels are on the way up to the Sacro Monte, and that they are distinct from those for which Gaudenzio painted frescoes on the top of the mountain.

But Signor Arienta of Varallo, whose industry in collecting materials for a history of the Sacro Monte cannot be surpassed, showed me a transcript from an old plan of the church of S.

It would thus appear that the Sacro Monte was founded four years earlier than the received date.

At any rate, the work is now little more than a ruin, and the terra-cotta Pieta is among the least satisfactory groups on the Sacro Monte.

They are the Italia, the Croce Bianca, and the Posta, while there is another not less excellent on the Sacro Monte itself.

A wild old man, who looked like an executioner broken loose from the flagellation chapel on the Sacro Monte, but who was quite tame and kind to us when we came to know him, told Jones and myself this last summer that he remembered seeing the murderer brought here and beheaded, this being as close as might be to the place where the murder had been committed.