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From Roman Temple to Christian church

Last month I was in Rome and one theme of my trip was looking at pagan temples of the Roman period that were then converted into Christian churches during the Middle Ages. Here we see how the Temple to Faustina…

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San Nicola Carcere – church built on three temples!

I was in Rome last month and discovered a Christian church built in the Middle Ages over not one – but THREE pagan temples! San Nicola Carcere is a medieval church at ground level but go into the crypt and…

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Medieval Barcelona – San Jordi and the dragon

San Jordi is a saint celebrated in the Spanish city of Barcelona which has a long and proud history through the medieval era and back to the Romans

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