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Complesso Basiliche Paleocristiane, Cimitile

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  • Hidden behind a row of unassuming houses, this complex of 9 early Christian basilicas dating from the 5th century was a real find. It costs very little to get in (€2) and is a real eye-opener to the l...  more »
  • Greatly exceed our expectations. A quiet, intimate setting, there was only one other family there during our visit. The complex features exhibits from many different time periods, including exposed to...  more »
  • The complex occupies an area of more than 8000 square meters in the town of Cimitile (whose name originates from Coemeterium, the latin word for Cemetery). There are remnants of burials and several bu...  more »
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  • One of the most beautiful examples of early Christian art. Seven basilicas on which stands the temple dedicated to Saint Felix. Not to be missed.
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  • Basilicas in Campania and fate during the persecution in Cimiterium of a Roman villa North of Nola: CIMITILE. Tomb of San Felice, humbly on the ground the Bishop Meropio Pontius Anicius Paulinus (Paolino). This prestigious exponent of the Senatorial class, originally from Bordigala (modern Bordeaux) in Gaul, settled at the tomb of St Felix, dedicating himself to the restoration of existing buildings and the construction of a new basilica (basilica Nova) and housing for the monastic community he founded for pilgrims. Thanks to this man from immense culture Cimitile became a major religious centers of Christianity and pilgrims flocked from all over the world. He did expand the House that contained the burial of happy and the first Christian basilica erected by NOLA. The Christian churches have installed where were the temples of the gods, but if it looks good you understand that some symbols have Etruscan soul and this goes for all the figures have changed over time, these signs apotropaic exorcism for the death of the soul is deeply equal, time is not spent is quite marked in the stones, the Atlas , an ogre, a rose window that has the same value as a mirror. The snake, the mermaid are recurrent symbols and remained deep in the soul of the community of pages that remained deeply loyal, the Roman world is passed as ancillary and re-appeared after a Millennium, but not by magic. Cimitile, vulgarization of cemeterium, was a Christian Necropolis, where he soon joined 2 important basilicas, dating from the 4th, 5th century, they are fairly well preserved and have the full charm of the ruins only partly refinished. The basilica of St Felicei was built by the vesovo of Nola San Paolino in the 5th century, it is located on the north side of the basilica of San Felice, was with three naves with 11 columns and ended with a three-lobed apse. Unfortunately the floor remains lost and part of the Church was transformed in the basilica of San Giovanni, standing remain numerous and valuable relics, the monumental complex is to visit, it should be emphasized that voluntary associations are doing their utmost for the maintenance of the site, which belongs to the Diocese of Nola.
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  • Beautiful and inviting and edited and now especially that hosts a very nice event of art and culture show not only called Prize that starts today and will end next Saturday Cimitile 17 June with filming of public tv and celebrities and d3lla culture that will be involved fi national character.
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  • Unique atmosphere in this archaeological site. Today, 10 June, inaugurated the award Cimitile 2017, 22nd Edition
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  • The first tower of the history of Christianity.
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