San Lorenzo fuori le Mura Rome, Italy 5th-6th, 13th C
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.
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- San Lorenzo fuori le MuraBasilica di San Lorenzo fuori le MuraBasilica of Saint Lawrence outside the Walls
- 41.902583° N, 12.520846° E
- 3 Piazzale del Verano, Via Tiburtina00185
- 06 49 15 11
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- Matilda Webb. The Churches and Catacombs of Early Christian Rome: A Comprehensive Guide. Sussex Academic Press: Brighton. 2001. Print.
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- October 8, 2013
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