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Museo Tassiano a Roma

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The museum is housed in the premises run by the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalemlocated inside the convent of s. Onofrio al Janiculum where the poet died on 25 Apri11595, the small collection dedicated to the life of the author of Gerusalemme Liberata consists of objects that belonged to the poet (a crucifix and pottery) and relics of his life such as an autographed letter, the chest that held his ashes for many years (now placed in the tomb housed in a chapel of the nearby church), the bedroom where he died, his funeral mask; old editions of the poet’s works, which are exhibited in showcases, complete this small collection dedicated to one of the most important figures of literature and Italian culture at the end of the sixteenth century.

Information and Addresses

Address Piazza S. Onofrio al Gianicolo, 2

Visiting Hours By appointment only

Telephone 06 6828121; Fax 06 68802298

Price Free admission

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