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Completed in 1512 after four grueling years working while on the flat of his back, artist Michelangelo created his masterpiece. The enormous painting is still as brilliantly creative, vibrant and exciting today as it was centuries ago. Visitors to the Sistine Chapel can only stand in awe of the enormous panorama above them depicting the creation of mankind and other familiar stories of the Bible.

To rediscover the epic Hollywood version of the history of Michelangelo’s amazing project, get the DVD of the 1965 movie, “The Agony and the Ecstacy”, starring Charlton Heston and Rex Harrison.  

For more information and/or you plan to visit the Vatican and the Sistine Chapel, go to mv.vatican.va/3_EN/pages/MV_Home.html

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