Roman basilica

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a Roman building used for public administration


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The Roman Catholic Church commemorates today, August 5, the Feast of the Dedication of the Basilica of Saint Mary Major in Rome, Italy, one of the four major Roman basilicas, and the most important church dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary.
The fortified church in this village dates back to 1250, when inhabitants began work on a Roman basilica. Around 1300 approximately 70 families lived here, which meant a large village.
The church was designed in the form of a Latin cross and in the style of a Roman Basilica (Fig.
Among the remains, are the oldest Roman basilica in the Iberian peninsular and the Materno Villa with one thousand square feet of intact mosaics.
Tens of thousands of people gathered at a Roman basilica yesterday to pay their final respects to 19 Italians killed in a truck bombing in Iraq and the nation observed a day of mourning.
Santa Maria in Trastevere is a typical Roman basilica. Nothing could be more reassuring and comprehensible than its simple planning and construction But an arch off the north aisle frames quite a different sort of architecture: the funerary Capella Avila, designed by Antonio Gherardi in the 1680s.
She expresses dismay at the persistence of poverty in Africa amid politicians' apparent efforts "to create Europe where they are, for example Houphouet-Boigny's replication of the Roman basilica in the Ivory Coast." She observes:
The last major twist in the case came in 2012, when Italian forensic police exhumed the body of a reputed mobster from the crypt of a Roman basilica in hopes of finding Orlandi's remains as well.
VATICAN CITY * The Vatican has closed the monastery of a fourth-century Roman basilica on account of "liturgical and financial irregularities." The Vatican cited "behavior not consonant with the monastic life" at the monastery attached to the Basilica of Santa Croce in Gerusalemme, which houses some of the Catholic church's most venerated relics.
York Minster is actually built on the site of the old Roman basilica and subsequent Norman cathedral.
The bomb was discovered in the rubble of the Surgeon's House, the archaeological site next to the Roman Basilica.
It might not be quite the same as finding a Roman basilica in your garden, but it will be the next best thing.
In another part of the world, worshipers come for weekday-morning Mass in the Roman Basilica of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
The pope made the proposal during an Ecumenical Celebration of the Word in the Roman Basilica of St.