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sanctum sanctorum

1. The innermost or holiest place of a tabernacle or temple, the “holy of holies.”
2. Any especially private place or retreat which may not be entered except by special permission.
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Jubaru gli studi per i quali era stato autorizzato, l'altare dei Sancta Sanctorum sia subito rimesso in pristinum.
See Grisar, Il Sancta Sanctorum ed il suo tesoro sacro (Rome: Civilta Cattolica, 1907), 1.
34) For Grisar's investigation, see APPSS, Platea, 1905, 94-95: "II suo studio si limitava quindi alia parte archeologica, artistica e storica e nulla avea da fare colla parte liturgica, cioe relativamente alie reliquie" (95); Grisar's emphasis on the reliquaries, rather than the relics themselves, was reconfmned in a letter dated June 9, 1905 (APPSS, Casella II, Cartella 1, Apertura della Cassa delle Reliquie nel Sancta Sanctorum, Doeument II-1-6) and in bis publication, II Sanem Sanctorum (5).
See also APPSS, Casella II, Cartella 1, Apertura della Cassa delle Reliquie nel Sancta Sanctorum, Document II-l-4; Cempanari, Sanetu Sanetorum Lateranense, 2:642.
40) Jubaru, "Le chef de Sainte Agnese," 721-31; Grisar, Il Sancta Sanctorum, 7.
43) Grisar reproduces this letter in 11 Sancta Sanctorum, 9.
46) Lauer presented this material to the Academie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres on June 1, 1900 and published his findings in "Les Fouilles du Sancta Sanctorum au Latran," Melanges d 'archeologie et d 'histoire 20 (1900): 251 87.
50) Lauer, "Notice sur le tresor du Sancta Sanctorum au Latran," Le Moyen Age, 2e serie, vol.
52) "L'immagine acheropita del Salvatore al Sancta Sanctorum," La Civilta Cattolica 1 (1907): 434-50; "L'oratorio di S.
53) Die romische Kapelle Sancta Sanctorum (Freiburg im Breisgau: Herder, 1908).
For a brief discussion of the protection of artistic patrimony in the early twentieth century, see also Cempanari, Sancta Sanctorum Lateranense, 2:636.