Thursday, October 21, 2010

From Civitavecchia: Tomb of the Last Commander of the Papal Fleet

Church of the Virgin.

Alessandro Cialdi is entombed inside, the last commander of the old papal navy.

1 comment:

  1. I have often wondered what a modern "Papal state" would look like. One that retained most of its holdings in Italy. Would it have a navy? Would it have an army? What would its governmental structure look like?