S. Giorgio in Velabrodetails

[Picture: S. Giorgio in Velabro]
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Image title: S. Giorgio in Velabro
Source: Young, Norwood: “Mediaeval Rome” (1901)
Keywords: churches, towers, greyscale
Status: out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free stock image for all purposes usage credit requested
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From this point we may return by passing through the market-place into the Via S. Teodoro, and so on to the Forum, observing on the left the Arch of Janus Quadrifons and the church of S. Giorgio in Velabro, with its mediƦval campinale. (p. 352)

The church dates to the 7th century, although it reused earlier Roman masonry in places. The campinale, or bell tower, dates from the 13th century.

It seems that the basilica (church) was greatly altered in the 1920s, some time after this sketch was made.

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Dimensions: 73 x 73mm (2.9 x 2.9 inches)
Place shown: Rome, Italy
Filename: 220-S.Giorgio-in-Velabro-q95-500x500.jpg
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Artist: Nelly Erichsen (1862 – 1918)
Scanner dpi: 1400
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