This magnificent ancient temple was built by Emperor Hadrian in 125 and converted into a church in 609. It is the oldest intact ancient building in Rome.
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- PantheonSanta Maria ad Martyres
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- World Heritage Site
- templecentral-plan buildinground buildingreligious buildingpantheon
- RomanGreekClassical GreekMediterranean
- 27 BCE
Marcus Agrippa constructs the Pantheon
- 80 CE
The original version of the Pantheon in Rome burns down.
- 125 CE
Hadrian rebuilds the Pantheon
- 200 CE
Restoration work on the Pantheon under Septimus Severus.
- 215 CE
Restoration work on the Pantheon under Caracalla.
The Pantheon is the first pagan temple in Rome to be Christianized
- Matilda Webb. The Churches and Catacombs of Early Christian Rome: A Comprehensive Guide. Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, , pp. 149-51.
- Hayes, Holly. “Pantheon, Rome.” Sacred Destinations. Web. Accessed 6 Nov. 2016. <http://www.sacred-destinations.com/italy/rome-pantheon>
- MacDonald, William L. and John Pinto (foreword). The Pantheon: Design, Meaning, and Progeny. Harvard University Press, 2002.