Cathedral, probably New Cathedral of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal

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Description

The New Cathedral was, originally, the church of the Jesuit Formation house of Coimbra, established in the city in 1543. In 1772, the bishopric seat was transferred from the old Romanesque Cathedral of the city (now called the Old Cathedral of Coimbra) to the vacant, spacious and more modern Jesuit church. The church architecture was influential in the Portuguese colonial world.

Attributes

Attribute NameValues
Alternate Title
  • Sé Nova de Coimbra

  • Cathedral of the Holy name of Jesus

Creator
  • G. Massiot & cie

Subject
  • Cathedrals

  • Architecture

Date Created
  • 1910-01-01

Date Digitized
  • 2007-01-01

Cultural Context
  • 16th century

  • Baroque

Place of Creation
  • Coimbra, Centro, Portugal

  • +40.20564-8.41955

  • Coimbra

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Temporal Coverage
  • before or circa 1910

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