Santa Maria Antiqua


Santa Maria Antiqua, located at the foot of the Palatine Hill beside the Roman Forum (originally part of the Roman emperor Domitian’s palace complex of c. 81-96 C.E.), consecrated in the 6th century with paintings from the 6th, 7th, and 8th centuries. Special thanks to the World Monuments Fund, Giuseppe Morganti, Werner Schmid, and the Soprintendenza Speciale per i Beni Archeologici di Roma


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Cite this page as: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Santa Maria Antiqua," in Smarthistory, January 25, 2017, accessed July 20, 2017, https://smarthistory.org/smantiqua/.