Madonnelle - One of many street shrines to the Madonna, in Rome, Italy

Madonnelle - One of many street shrines to the Madonna, in Rome, Italy

La Madonnella sulla Casetta Piccola di Trastevere Roma  #TuscanyAgriturismoGiratola

La Madonnella sulla Casetta Piccola di Trastevere Roma #TuscanyAgriturismoGiratola

A maddonelle (small Madonna) at via Sistina

Roma leggendaria - le madonnelle prodigiose in via Sistina a Roma

Una Madonna fra Palazzo Chigi e Montecitorio Roma #TuscanyAgriturismoGiratola

Una Madonna fra Palazzo Chigi e Montecitorio Roma #TuscanyAgriturismoGiratola

Madonna on the Street - Jon Lander - copyright 2009 - Rome - IIRC this is roughly between Piazza Navona and Castel st Angelo

Romans call madonnelle (small Madonnas) the tiny shrines (called edicole from the Latin,aedicula , diminutive ofaedes, temple)) hanging on the walls of many old buildings.

Madonna col Bambino della Contrada Priora della Civetta

Roman Holiday, Religious Icons, Alters, Mother Mary, Siena, Bella Italia, Tuscany, Madonna, Cathedrals

Madonella 8

The Madonella: Rome’s First Highly Successful Security System

Madonnelle -- Little Madonnas: As you walk around modern Rome you are bond to notice the many small Christian shrines affixed to the walls and most often to the corners of buildings overlooking intersections. They are called Madonnelle because most of them are built around images of Mary and the child Jesus.

Piazza della Rotonda - Rome, Italy (those Renaissance colors! - my eye loves them

Madonna | Rome, Italy

Madonna | Rome, Italy

Roma, Piazza dell'Orologio, Torre dell'Orologio, Madonna Vallicelliana (clock tower, Virgin Mary)   #TuscanyAgriturismoGiratola

Roma, Piazza dell'Orologio, Torre dell'Orologio, Madonna Vallicelliana (clock tower, Virgin Mary) #TuscanyAgriturismoGiratola

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