Monday, September 25, 2017


1520/27 Giulio Pippi aka Giulio Romano (1499/1546) for Filippo Adimari chamberlain of Pope Leo X Medici (1513/21)
Completed 1552/68 by Giovanni Lippi aka Nanni di Baccio Bigio (about 1513/68) for Cardinal Bernardo Salviati
From 1883 to 1943 it was the headquarters of the Military School of Rome
It was restored and enlarged in 1933
It originally faced the Leonino Port disappeared after the construction of the embankments of the Tiber
On October 16, 1943 1,022 Roman Jews were brought here, and two days later deported to Auschwitz. Only sixteen survived
In 1945 it was for a full year Hospital of the Canadian Armed Forces
Between 1946 and 1950 it was the Military Tribunal
Since 1971 is home to the Centro Alti Studi per la Difesa (Centre for High Defense Studies)
Three rooms with ceilings decorated in 1883 with “Scenes of battles of the Risorgimento and other military episodes” and “Groups of plants and flowers” by Annibale Brugnoli (1843/1915)
Paintings by Santi di Tito (1536/1603)

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