Luogo - Religious building
Chiesa di S. Maria di Monte Oliveto
Where Via Iotta, 191, Pedace (Cosenza)
The Church of “Santa Maria di Monte Oliveto” was built in the 1563s by local friars who had annexed a convent to the church. In the main façade, there is a stone arch door surmounted by a lancet arch. The inside, a single nave, preserves a polyptych on canvas signed Hippolitus Burghesius of 1612 representing the Virgin Mary of Monte Oliveto between St. Peter,St. Paul,St . John Baptist and St. John Evangelist.The portrayed symbolizes a considerable artistic treasure for Pedace.