Mediaeval Rome (page 2/2)

[picture: 43.---From Colosseum to Capitol.]

43.—From Colosseum to Capitol.

This is a fold-out map of Rome (or, a plan of part of Rome, I should say) between pages 40 and 41. [more...] [$]

[picture: Campanile and Façade of S S. Giovanni e Paulo]

Campanile and Façade of S S. Giovanni e Paulo

p. 103. Campanile and Façade of S S. Giovanni e Paulo
[bell-tower of Staint John and Saint Paul, Rome.] [$]

[picture: Porta San Paolo (Gate of St. Paul), Rome]

Porta San Paolo

p. 135. Porta San Paolo
Gate of St. Paul. [$]

[picture: Cloisters of the Lateran, Rome]

Cloisters of the Lateran

p. 153. Cloisters of the Lateran
See the entry in the Catholic Encyclopedia for more information. [more...] [$]

[picture: p. 161. Arch of Severus, Column of Phocas and S. Martina]

p. 161. Arch of Severus, Column of Phocas and S. Martina

“The great Pontiff [Pope Gregory the Great] died in 604. Four years later a fine Corinthian pillar, taken froms ome ancient building, was erected in the Forum [in Rome] to commemorate the worst of all the emperors, Phocas, the favourite of Gregory, the [...] of Rome is revealed by the event. The ability to construct true columns no longer remained. The difference between the age of the Antonines and of Gregory is fittingly represented by the columns of Trajan and Marcus Aurelius, and that of Phocas.” (pp. 160, 163) [more...] [$]

[picture: S. Giorgio in Velabro]

S. Giorgio in Velabro

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. [...] [more...] [$]


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