- Now he rested in the most sacred of tombs, buried five stories down, directly beneath the central cupola of the basilica.
- The sprawling ceiling hovered overhead as though weightless-the 141-foot unsupported span larger even than the cupola at St. Peter’s.
- Overhead, the domed cupola shone with a field of illuminated stars and the seven astronomical planets.
- The burnished disks glimmered in the setting sun as it sifted through the cupola.
- Pyramids? A cupola of stars?
- The church was opposite them, a hazy cupola emerging from a faint cluster of buildings across the square.
- Dead center of the sanctuary, beneath the main cupola, wooden pews had been stacked high and were now ablaze in some sort of epic funeral pyre.
- High above, smoke and flames swirled in the cupola.
- Smoke spiraled over the cupola, lit by the media lights and fire trucks.
- To his right, the smoking cupola of Santa Maria della Vittoria.
- Robert Langdon had no idea where he was or how long he had been unconscious when he opened his eyes and found himself staring up at the underside of a baroque, frescoed cupola.
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- Possibly the most famous cupola is that at Saint Peter’s Cathedral at the Vatican.
- The moon shone on the white cupola of the seminary across the road — lovely view, good place to see the fight.
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