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A view of ceiling of the Carmelite Church in Mdina, Malta. Some information from the site of

This church, completed in 1600, and its associated monastery are also known as Our Lady of Mount Carmel. The Carmelites were a Sicilian Order who came to Malta in 1370. Designed by Francesco Sammut and 12 years in the construction, the interior with its seven altars and Palladian pilasters under an oval and well-lit nave-cum-dome is unexpectedly rich, despite the French army's looting of the church in 1798 to fund Napoleon's war efforts.

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Additional Photos by Stephen Nunney (snunney) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 10649 W: 63 N: 29870] (130965)
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