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Palazzo Malta, which is sometimes referred to as Palazzo di Malta or Palazzo dell'Ordine di Malta, is the more important of the two headquarters of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, a religious order of the Roman Catholic Church. It is located in Via dei Condotti 68 in Rome, Italy, a few mintues walk from the Spanish Steps, and has been granted extraterritoriality by the Italian Government and is now the property of the Order. Palazzo Malta means "Palace of Malta" in Italian. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Knights Hospitaller (the or Knights of Malta or Knights of Rhodes) is a tradition which began as a Benedictine nursing Order founded in the 11th century based in the Holy Land, but soon became a militant Christian Chivalric Order under its own charter, and was charged with the care... A religious order is an organization of people who live in some way set apart from society in accordance with religious devotion. ... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Luther Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Pope · Archbishop of Canterbury Patriarch of Constantinople Christianity Portal This box:      The Roman Catholic Church or Catholic... The Roman Colosseum Rome (Italian and Latin Roma) is the capital city of Italy, and of its Lazio region. ... The Spanish Steps in Rome. ... Extraterritoriality is the state of being exempt from the jurisdiction of local law, usually as the result of diplomatic negotiations. ...

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On June 12, 1798, the French forces under Napoleon Bonaparte captured the city of Valetta, Malta, which was the capital of the Order of Malta. The Order of Malta had been given the island by Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor in 1530.[1] Napoleon left the city with a sizeable garrison and a handpicked administration. On September 5, 1800, the British conquered the island from the French forces which had been holding it.[2] Malta was made a British colony on March 30, 1814 by the Treaty of Paris.[3] is the 163rd day of the year (164th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1798 (MDCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... Bonaparte as general Napoleon Bonaparte ( 15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a general of the French Revolution and was the ruler of France as First Consul (Premier Consul) of the French Republic from November 11, 1799 to May 18, 1804, then as Emperor of the French (Empereur des... St Johns Co-Cathedral Valletta, population 7048 (official estimate for 2000), is the capital of Malta. ... The Knights Hospitaller (the or Knights of Malta or Knights of Rhodes) is a tradition which began as a Benedictine nursing Order founded in the 11th century based in the Holy Land, but soon became a militant Christian Chivalric Order under its own charter, and was charged with the care... Charles V (24 February 1500 – 21 September 1558) was ruler of the Burgundian Netherlands (1506-1555), King of Spain (1516-1556), King of Naples and Sicily (1516-1554), Archduke of Austria (1519-1521), King of the Romans (or German King), (1519-1556 but did not formally abdicate until 1558) and... June 25 - Augsburg confession presented to Charles V of Holy Roman Empire. ... For people named Garrison, see Garrison (disambiguation) Garrison House, built by William Damm in 1675 at Dover, New Hampshire Garrison (from the French garnison, itself from the verb garnir, to equip) is the collective term for the body of troops stationed in a particular location, originally to guard it, but... is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... // ON MAY 5 1853 MR.FADER HAD SEX WITH A MAN NAME MR WIEN THEN THEY HAD SON NAMEDMRS COTURE AND MR MANOOGIAN WENT INTO MRS HASKELLS OFFICE NAKED AND DANCED AROUND AND MASTERBATED ON HER CHEST AND SHE LICKED IT OFF THEN THEY HAD ORAL SEEX WITH NAPLOEAN OF... is the 89th day of the year (90th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1814 (MDCCCXIV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... The Treaty of Paris was signed on May 30, 1814 and ended the war between France and the Sixth Coalition of the United Kingdom, Russia, Austria, Sweden, Portugal and Prussia. ...


Thus, the Order of Malta was left without any territory, and it was effectively disbanded. It was restored, however, in 1834, under the new name "Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of St. John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta", or simply the Sovereign Military Order of Malta" (SMOM). New headquarters were set up at Palazzo Malta. In 1869, the Palazzo Malta, and the other headquarters of the Order, Villa Malta, were granted extraterritoriality by Italy.[2] Year 1834 (MDCCCXXXIV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... For other uses, see Jerusalem (disambiguation). ... Deer statues in Mandraki harbor, where the Colossus of Rhodes once stood This article is about the Greek island of Rhodes. ... 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... ...


History

Antonio Bosio, the famed Italian archeologist whose father was the representative of the Order of Malta to the Holy See, bought a building on what was then the Via Trinitatis which become Palazzo Malta; when he died in 1629, he bequethed the building to the Order of Malta. Until 1834, the building was used as the home of the ambassador of the Order to the Holy See. From 1889 to 1894, the building was renovated and restructured, with the original characteristics of the building being retained for the most part.[4] Antonio Bosio (Malta ca 1575/6 – Rome 1629) was the first systematic explorer of subterranean Rome (the Columbus of the Catacombs), author of Roma Sotterranea and first urban spelunker. ... Archaeology or sometimes in American English archeology (from the Greek words αρχαίος = ancient and λόγος = word/speech) is the study of human cultures through the recovery, documentation and analysis of material remains, including architecture, artefacts, biofacts, human remains, and landscapes. ... Events March 4 - Massachusetts Bay Colony is granted a Royal charter. ... An ambassador, rarely embassador, is a diplomatic official accredited to a foreign sovereign or government, or to an international organization, to serve as the official representative of his or her own country. ... Year 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Renovation is the process of restoring or improving a structure. ...


The Palazzo

The Grand Master, currently Fra' Andrew Bertie, resides in Palazzo Malta,[5] and the majority of governmental and administrative duties are carried out there. Grand Master is the typical title of the supreme head (in some national orders below the Sovereign Head of state) of various orders of knighthood, including military orders, various religious orders, and some sectarian orders such as the Ancient Order of Hibernians and the Orange Order. ... H.E.H. Fra Andrew Bertie, 78th Prince & Grand Master. ...


The building itself is made of ashlar blocks, and it is crowned with a corbelled cornice.[4] Ashlar is dressed stone work of any type of stone. ... Elaborately decorated classical-style stone corbels support balconies on a building in Indianapolis. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Geison. ...


References

  1. ^ Francois Velde, The Sovereign Military Order of Saint-John (a.k.a. Malta), Heraldica.org, August 2, 2004. Retrieved August 27, 2007.
  2. ^ a b Ben Cahoon, Sovereign Military Order of Malta, WorldStatesmen.org, 2001. Retrieved August 27, 2007.
  3. ^ Guy Stair Sainty, From the loss of Malta to the modern era ChivalricOrders.org, 2000. Retrieved August 27, 2007.
  4. ^ a b Via Condotti, Northern Side, ShoppingInItaly.it, 1997. Retrieved August 27, 2007.
  5. ^ The Grand Master, The Order of Malta American Association, 2005. Retrieved August 27, 2007.

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