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TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction Chapter 1 The Triumph of Chastity and Justice in Christian Rome: Tommaso Laureti¿s Martyrdom of Saint Susanna (ca. 1595-97) in the Church of S. Susanna Chapter 2 The Place of Poverty in Seicento Rome: Bare Feet, Humility, and the Pilgrimage of Life in Caravaggio¿s Madonna of Loreto (ca. 1605-06) in the Church of S. Agostino Chapter 3 Serving the Poor Sick with Humility from the Lazzaretto of Milan to the Hospitals of Rome: Andrea Commodi¿s S. Carlo Borromeo Venerating the Holy Nail (ca. 1621-22) in S. Carlo ai Catinari Chapter 4 From Sin to Salvation: Guercino¿s Penitent Magdalene (ca. 1622) for the Church of S. Maria Maddalena delle Convertite al Corso and the Fight Against Prostitution Chapter 5 Leading Pilgrims to Paradise: Guido Reni¿s Holy Trinity (1625-26) in the Church of SS. Trinità dei Pellegrini e Convalescenti and the Care of Bodies and Souls Conclusion Bibliography
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Altarpieces, Italian -- Italy -- Rome.
Christianity and art -- Catholic Church.
Art and society -- Italy -- Rome -- History -- 16th century.
Art and society -- Italy -- Rome -- History -- 17th century.