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Inside the Basilica of Saint Agnes outside the Walls in Rome. 
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Inside the Basilica of Saint Agnes outside the Walls in Rome.

Wikipedia: The church of Saint Agnes Outside the Wall (Italian: Sant'Agnese fuori la mura) is a titulus church, minor basilica in Rome, on a site sloping down from the Via Nomentana, which runs north-east out of the city, still under its ancient name. What is said to be the remains of Saint Agnes's are below the high altar. The church is over one of the catacombs of Rome, where Agnes was originally buried, and which still may be visited from the church. The church was built by Pope Honorius I in the 7th century, and largely retains its original structure, despite many changes to the decoration. In particular the mosaic in the apse of Agnes, Honorius and another Pope is largely in its original condition.
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Inside the church of Sant'Agnese fuori le Mura, RomeMosaics in the church of Sant'Agnese fuori le Mura, RomeMosaics in the church of Sant'Agnese fuori le Mura, RomeMosaics in the church of Sant'Agnese fuori le Mura, Rome
Inside the ancient church of Santa Costanza on Via Nomentana in Rome. 
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Inside the ancient church of Santa Costanza on Via Nomentana in Rome.

Wikipedia: "According to the traditional view, it was built under Constantine I as a mausoleum for his daughter Constantina (also known as Constantia or Costanza) who died in 354 AD. His other daughter Helena, wife of Julian, who died in 360 AD, was also buried here. In the early Middle Ages it was dedicated as a church to Santa Costanza (Saint Constance).

The fabric of Santa Costanza survives in essentially its original form. What were probably magnificent decoratively coloured stone panels on the walls have gone, no doubt to decorate later buildings, and a few of the mosaics have had some minor damage and incorrect restoration but for the most part it stands in excellent condition as a prime example of early Christian art and architecture. It was built next to, and in connection with, the 4th century basilica of Santa Agnese or Saint Agnes, to which it was attached mid-way along the liturgical north side. Both buildings were constructed over the earlier catacombs where Saint Agnes was buried".

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Frescoes in the church of Santa Costanza, RomeMosaics in the church of Santa Costanza, RomeMosaics in the church of Santa Costanza, RomeMosaics in the church of Santa Costanza, Rome
Enjoying the first and only Italian Trappist beer in the Tre Fontane Abbey in Rome. 
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Enjoying the first and only Italian Trappist beer in the Tre Fontane Abbey in Rome.
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Inside the Romanesque church of Santi Vincenzo e Anastasio in the Tre Fontane Abbey in Rome. 
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Inside the Romanesque church of Santi Vincenzo e Anastasio in the Tre Fontane Abbey in Rome.

"Santi Vincenzo e Anastasio alle Tre Fontane is (together with Santa Maria Scala Coeli and San Paolo alle Tre Fontane) one of three churches at the site of St Paul's martyrdom. It is an abbey church dedicated to St Vincent and St Anastasius.

The first church here was probably built by Pope Honorius I c. 625, and served by Greek monks. The present Romanesque church was probably built by Pope Innocent II (1130-1143, and then included in the monastery the Cistercians built at the site in 1221. The monastery and church now belongs to the Trappists. [...]

There is not much decoration, as is customary for Cistercian churches in the Romanesque style. Fragments of frescoes from the 15th century survive, and the windows are the original 12th century ones. There are seven altars in the church, and among the saints interred in them are the titular saints. It is also said that St Zeno's is interred here, but his remains are known to have been moved from Santa Maria Scala Coeli to Santa Prassede in the 9th century. It is not unlikely that a smaller relic of St Zeno is preserved in one of the altars." (From the Churches of Rome Wiki, CC-BY-SA).

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In the crypt below the Santa Maria Scala Coeli church in the Tre Fontane Abbey in Rome. 
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In the crypt below the Santa Maria Scala Coeli church in the Tre Fontane Abbey in Rome.

A small 15th-century altar is dedicated to Saint Zeno and his 10,203 Roman legionnaires, martyred here during Diocletian's persecutions of Christians. Behind the window on the right you can see the cell where St. Paul the Apostle was being held before his beheading.
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