"The Queen of Roman Basilicas - St Mary Major"

Live Lecture on November 8th at 2pm ET (8pm Italy) with Liz Lev

Come and Discover:


the dazzling 1600 year old church surmounting the Esquiline Hill, built to celebrate the most extraordinary woman who ever lived, Mary, Mother of God.

From mosaics, to frescoes to pavements to sculptures, popes, princes and lay people have showered gifts and decoration upon this magnificent space, making it one of Rome's most beautiful ( and intact) sacred edifices.

Hear the remarkable story of its foundation, discover the timeless devotions and bask in the exceptional beauty of this jewel in Rome's ecclesiastical crown.

The lecture lasts 1 hour with 20 minutes of Q&A at the end!

Donations are welcome and much appreciated*!

If you have any problems or questions don't hesitate to contact us at: [email protected]

*non tax deductable

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Liz Lev

is a transplanted US art historian with degrees from University of Chicago and University of Bologna. She has been working as a guide in Rome for over 20 years and teaching at Duquesne University’s Italian campus. She loves Rome, its history, art, cuisine and people and is happiest in its many churches and museums. Liz is the author of 4 books and has commented on art and the papacy for several television networks. Her latest project was hosting a radio show for BBC’s Heart and Soul on Leonardo da Vinci! She is also a certified sommelier, so cheers!