Sant Agnese fuori le Mura, Rome
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La Basilica si trova nel quartiere residenziale Trieste sulla Via Nomentana ed è parte integrante del cosiddetto Complesso monumentale di Sant'Agnese fuori le mura. Del "complesso" fanno parte, oltre ... read more »The Basilica is situated in the residential area Trieste along Via Nomentana and is part of the so-called monumental complex of Sant'Agnese fuori le mura. The "complex" includes, besides the Basilica with the adjoining monastery, also the catacombs of Sant'Agnese, the Mausoleo di Santa Costanza and the remains of the Basilica of Constantine (4th century) of which the ruins remain today with strong walls. The Basilica of Sant'Agnese fuori le mura was built by Pope Honorius I in the first half of the 7th century they had built the new basilica directly above the tomb of the martyr Agnes. To get inside the Basilica from Via Nomentana, having the same bases at a lower level than the street, you have to go down a long staircase, but the actual façade opens onto a lovely little garden that then allows the exit on Via di Santa Costanza. The Interior has three naves with three chapels on each side. The high altar (around 1620) is made with inlays of precious stones and marbles. The apse there is a beautiful mosaic of Sant'Agnese and the Popes Sammarco and Honorius. On the right side of the main altar, there is a small staircase leading to the tomb of Saint Agnes, which actually contains only the head of the Saint. Beautiful ceiling. The Council also to visit, if possible, the entire site with its joints because this gives you some idea of how buildings have followed for centuries.show original
Это храм для истинных ценителей христианских достопримечательностей в Риме. Находится он довольно далеко от проторенных туристических троп, сюда надо либо на метро ехать, либо долго идти пешком по дре... read more »This temple for connoisseurs of Christian sights in Rome. It is located quite far from the beaten tourist trails, it is necessary to either metro ride or a long walk on the ancient Nomentanovoj road. The apse above the main altar is decorated with Byzantine mosaics-7 century, depicting Holy Agnese. When rehearsing in the evenings in the church musician is especially nice.show original
Важнейший римский храм Святой Агнессы носит титул малой базилики. Он появился на месте захоронения святой, здесь хранятся ее мощи, а изображение Святой Агнессы на золотом фоне можно видеть на древней ... read more »The most important Roman temple of St. Agnes is the title of minor Basilica. He appeared on the burial place of Holy relics is stored here, and the image of St. Agnes on a gold background can be seen on ancient mosaics. Interesting also the gilded coffered wooden ceiling.show original
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The Basilica di Sant'Agnese Fuori le Mura (Basilica of St. Agnes Outside the Walls) is a 7th century church in Rome. It is notable for its mosaics, shrine of the virgin martyr St. Agnes, and catacombs. The current basilica, as rebuilt by Honorius in the mid-7th century, stands over an early Christian catacomb. In the 4th century, the soft rock was hollowed out around Saint Agnes's tomb to create a gathering space, probably for her family to observe the anniversary of her death. The visits of her family and friends spread early to others in Rome, and the site became a place of pilgrimage. By 340, Costanza, daughter of emperor Constantine, enlarged the underground area and built a large private mausoleum over it which is now known as the "mausoleo di Santa Costanza." According to legend, Constanza had been afflicated with leprosy and was cured after praying at the tomb of St. Agnes. The church of Saint Agnes was then built next to the mausoleum in the 7th century. The floor level of the 7th-century church is at the level of the catacomb floor, and the public street entrances are at the level of the second floor gallery. The body of St. Agnes lies in a silver sarcophagus that can be seen in the Basilica of St. Agnes Outside the Walls. Her head is in the Church of Sant’ Agnese in Agone in the Piazza Navona.
A beautiful hidden gem.
Sara BallestrieroA place that really deserves! Fascinating beautiful Basilica and catacombs. Shame to visit the latter there is found in the usual Roman Organization, the first time I was off the hook because Sundays are closed, then I organized during the week and at the box office have tried to discourage me and leave me out, because I arrived at 16.35 and their close at 17. I find this shameful, we are the country with more art in the world and we act so with tourists!?show original
Gianluca PicaBasilica nearly hidden from view, but that opens the heart with its Byzantine-style decorations, papal portraits on the nave, the beautiful statue of the Saint to whom is dedicated the basilica, not to mention the ancient mosaics of the middle ages. It also annexed the catacombs open to the public. Other mystical place that is good to go! ;-)show original
Fabio MiconiVery beautiful churchshow original
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