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pantheon -- as in: pantheon of great writers
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  • Believe it or not, Raphael’s buried in the Pantheon.
  • Recently the New York Times had reported the eerie Masonic ties of countless famous men-Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the Duke of Kent, Peter Sellers, Irving Berlin, Prince Philip, Louis Armstrong, as well as a pantheon of well-known modern-day industrialists and banking magnates.
  • The Raphael at the Pantheon.
  • Langdon had to admit, the Pantheon was not what he had expected for the placement of the first marker.
  • Even in the 1600s, the Pantheon, with its tremendous, holed dome, was one of the best known sites in Rome.
  • Is the Pantheon even a church?
  • But do you really think the first cardinal could be killed at the Pantheon?
  • Killing a cardinal at the Pantheon would certainly open some eyes.
  • But how does this guy expect to kill someone at the Pantheon and get away unnoticed?
  • And you’re certain Raphael is buried inside the Pantheon?
  • Actually, there’s probably no more earthly place in Rome than the Pantheon.
  • The famous circular opening in the Pantheon’s roof.
  • All I know is that the information we found refers to Raphael’s tomb, and Raphael’s tomb is inside the Pantheon.
  • The Pantheon is your one chance to catch this guy.
  • If the Pantheon is the right spot, we can follow the pathway to the other markers.
  • Langdon’s realization that the Pantheon was the first altar of science had been a bittersweet moment.
  • The Vatican had all the statues in the Pantheon removed and destroyed in the late 1800s.
  • Have you been to the Pantheon, Ms. Vetra?
  • The Pantheon is a single room.
  • Can you give me one plausible scenario of how someone could kill a cardinal inside the Pantheon?
  • How does one even get a hostage past the guards into the Pantheon in the first place?
  • Hi, honey, I’m standing in the Pantheon.
  • It takes you directly to the Pantheon.
  • Two blocks from the Pantheon, Langdon and Vittoria approached on foot past a line of taxis, their drivers sleeping in the front seats.
  • As they rounded the corner into Piazza della Rotunda, the Pantheon rose before them.
  • Outside the entrance to the Pantheon, four armed Roman policemen stood at attention just as Olivetti had predicted.
  • He had been here many times beneath the Pantheon’s oculus and stood before the grave of the great Raphael.
  • "Hope these guys are good," Vittoria said, eyeing the scattered tourists entering the Pantheon.
  • The air inside the Pantheon was cool and damp, heavy with history.
  • He was back in the Pantheon.
  • "The Pantheon," the man declared, launching into his memorized spiel, "was built by Marcus Agrippa in 27 B.C."
  • And a fifth-century theologian once called the Pantheon the House of the Devil, warning that the hole in the roof was an entrance for demons!
  • Langdon found himself scanning the Pantheon for reporters.
  • Raphael’s body was relocated to the Pantheon in 1758.
  • Back then, the Pantheon had nothing at all to do with Raphael!
  • To my knowledge the Pantheon is unique.
  • Behind her, Langdon emerged from the Pantheon, dazed.
  • Langdon was still in shock over his mistake at the Pantheon.
  • Langdon felt guilt-ridden over the blunder that had cost everyone their chance at the Pantheon.
  • I’m the one who screwed up at the Pantheon.
  • It dawned on him now how perfectly Illuminati the chapel was, far more subtle and selective than the world famous Pantheon.
  • Vittoria removed her phone and hit the auto dial number she and Olivetti had programmed at the Pantheon.
  • He had never heard the term "demon’s hole," but he did recall a famous sixth-century critique of the Pantheon whose words seemed oddly appropriate now.
  • And I have done this to stake out the Pantheon based on the testimony of some American I have never met who has just interpreted a fourhundredyear-old poem.
  • Mr. Langdon, when you told me you would explain the situation en route, I assumed I would be approaching the Pantheon with a clear idea of why my men are here.
  • Not like the Pantheon.
  • As a student of architecture, Langdon had been amazed to learn that the dimensions of the Pantheon’s main chamber were a tribute to Gaea-the goddess of the Earth.
  • Langdon felt himself sweating now in his Harris tweed in the backseat of the Alpha Romeo, which was idling in Piazza de la Concorde, three blocks from the Pantheon.
  • Is the Pantheon far?
  • Inside the Pantheon!
  • The Pantheon?
  • The Venerable Bede had once written that the hole in the Pantheon’s roof had been bored by demons trying to escape the building when it was consecrated by Boniface IV.
  • Not the Pantheon!
  • Sadly, Langdon knew they once contained statues of the Olympian gods, but the pagan sculptures had been destroyed when the Vatican converted the Pantheon to a Christian church.
  • The Pantheon.
  • The Pantheon.
  • Langdon’s progress around his side of the Pantheon was being hampered somewhat by the guide on his heels, now continuing his tireless narration as Langdon prepared to check the final alcove.
  • Only hours ago Langdon had been standing in the Pantheon convinced the Path of Illumination had been broken and he would never get this far.
  • He had seen a pair of doves earlier today at the Pantheon.
  • "Or the killer drugs the cardinal," Vittoria said, "brings him to the Pantheon in a wheelchair like some old tourist.

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  • She has earned a spot in the pantheon of great 20th century authors.
  • the pantheon of baseball greats

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