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The Basilica of San Crisogono in Rome

At the beginning of Viale di Trastevere is the church of San Crisogono. The church was built before 499 and restored in 1129. Afterwards it was restored in 1626 by Gian Battista Sorìa for Cardinal Scipione Caffarelli Borghese and again in 1866. The simple façade with a tympanum has a wide Dorian portico with four granite columns among two side...

Santi Cosma e Damiano church in Rome

The church of Santi Cosma e Damiano in Rome was made by order of Pope Felice IV (and thus also defined Basilica "Beati Felicis") in an aula of the Foro della Pace, in 527. In 1632 it was remodeled on a drawing by Arrigucci. The vestibule in front of the church, towards the Foro Romano, consists of the so called...

San Cosimato church in Rome

The church of San Cosimato was originally built in the 10th century in the Trastevere rione. Originally, it was built as a Benedictine monastery dedicated to Saints Cosmas and Damian, from whom it derives its name, and it carried the added designation of in mica aurea (“in the golden sand”) due to the presence of fluvial sand of yellowish...

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