Santa Sabina - Reviews from across the web
Santa Sabina - Rome, Italy
Below is a location map and aerial view of Santa Sabina. Using the buttons on the left, zoom in for a closer look or zoom out to get your bearings. Click and drag the map to move around. For a...
Santa Sabina's Basilca
According to many accounts she was martyred around the year 125, during the reign of the Emperor Hadrian. Her home became a shrine to the faith she professed. In 422, after the destruction wrought by Alaric and the Goths in 410, a church was built on the remains of Sabine's home. That is the same ch...
Santa Sabina | Museum/Attraction Review | Rome | Frommers.com
Santa Sabina was the site of the temple of Juno Regina, the patroness of Rome's Etruscan archrival, Veii, who was seduced into switching sides in 392 B.C. Sabina was martyred to the Christian cause. In 1936 much of the church was restored to its original appearance, and today it is one of Rome's mos...
Santa Sabina (church, Rome, Italy) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia
...and the Temple of Diana remains only as a street name. Under the 4th-century church of Sta. Prisca is one of the best preserved and maintained Mithraic basilicas in the city. The basilica of Sta. Sabina, little altered since the 5th century, is lined with 24 magnificent matching Corinthian column...
Santa Sabina all'Aventino - Rome tourist guide
The wooden doors of the church, partly covered with protective glass, are though to be the original fifth century door. Some of the door's carved panels have been replaced over the centuries, but amongst the remaining panels is one of the earliest surviving de...
Rome: Various Sites
In the entire city of Rome, Santa Sabina is perhaps the church that shows us best what Christian worship space must have been like in the early Middle Ages. From the basilical plan — a plain rectangular hall with two side aisles and no transept — to the antique columns of giallo antico a...