Basilica of St. Lawrence outside the Walls

Basilica of St. Lawrence outside the Walls

This major pilgrimage basilica features a columned portico, 6th-century mosaic, catacombs, and lovely 12th-century cloister. It is dedicated to Lawrence, who was martyred by roasting on a gridiron.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248520
Names
Basilica di San Lorenzo fuori le Mura
Basilica of Saint Lawrence outside the Walls
San Lorenzo fuori le Mura
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Bibliography

  1. Matilda Webb. The Churches and Catacombs of Early Christian Rome: A Comprehensive Guide. Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, , pp. 240-45.