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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bar’bari.
 
Quod non fece’runt Barbari, fece’runt Barberi’ni (What the barbarians left standing, Barberini contrived to destroy). Pope Barberini robbed the roof of the Pantheon to build the Baldacchi’no, or canopy of St. Peter’s. It is made entirely of bronze, and weighs ninety tons.   1
 


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