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Pagan and Christian Rome   By: (1847-1929)

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The following typographical errors have been corrected: Page v, "Romana" changed to "Romano" (by Giulio Romano, Francesco Penni,) Page 59, "Bulletino" changed to "Bullettino" (in footnote [38]: See Henzen, Bullettino dell' Instituto , 1863,) Page 91, "Réceuil" changed to "Récueil" (in footnote [51]: Léon Rénier: Récueil des diplomes militaires ) Page 120, "Ardentina" changed to "Ardeatina" (S. Petronilla on the Via Ardeatina) Page 131, "Venedetto" changed to "Benedetto" (the master mason Benedetto Drei, whose drawing,) Page 147, "Winckelman" two times changed to "Winckelmann" (Fea and Winckelmann assert and Winckelmann attributes their rapid decay) Page 185, "in" changed to "is" (the urn of Agrippina is kept in the courtyard) Page 208, "Emmanuele" changed to "Emanuele" (southwest corner of the Piazza Vittorio Emanuele) Page 273, "astrinum" changed to "ustrinum" (it was an astrinum where corpses were cremated) Page 314, "Bulletino" changed to "Bullettino" (in footnote [148]: Bullettino di archeologia cristiana ) Page 327, "Nicolas" changed to "Nicholas" (from the time of Pope Nicholas I.) Page 369, "Cèrceo" changed to "Circeo" (defeats the Saracens off Cape Circeo) Page 373, "Guilio" changed to "Giulio" (di Papa Giulio, 254;)

[Illustration: BATTLE BETWEEN CONSTANTINE AND MAXENTIUS

( From a painting by Giulio Romano, Francesco Penni and Raffaellino del Colle )]

PAGAN AND CHRISTIAN ROME

BY

RODOLFO LANCIANI AUTHOR OF "ANCIENT ROME IN THE LIGHT OF RECENT DISCOVERIES"

PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED

[Illustration: The Riverside Press]

BOSTON AND NEW YORK HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN AND COMPANY =The Riverside Press, Cambridge= 1893

Copyright, 1892, BY HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN & CO.

All rights reserved.

The Riverside Press, Cambridge, Mass., U.S.A. Electrotyped and Printed by H.O. Houghton & Co.

CONTENTS.

PAGE

CHAPTER I. THE TRANSFORMATION OF ROME FROM A PAGAN INTO A CHRISTIAN CITY 1

CHAPTER II. PAGAN SHRINES AND TEMPLES 51

CHAPTER III. CHRISTIAN CHURCHES 107

CHAPTER IV. IMPERIAL TOMBS 168

CHAPTER V. PAPAL TOMBS 209

CHAPTER VI. PAGAN CEMETERIES 253

CHAPTER VII. CHRISTIAN CEMETERIES 306

LUDI SÆCULARES, INSCRIPTION EDITED BY MOMMSEN 362

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

FULL PAGE PLATES.

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BATTLE BETWEEN CONSTANTINE AND MAXENTIUS (from a painting by Giulio Romano, Francesco Penni, and Raffaellino del Colle) ( Heliotype ) Frontispiece

ARCH OF CONSTANTINE 20

THE TRANSLATION OF S. CYRIL'S REMAINS (fresco in S. Clemente, done at the order of Maria Macellaria) 32

THE WESTERN SUMMIT OF THE CAPITOLINE HILL 86

PANEL FROM THE ARCH OF MARCUS AURELIUS ( Heliotype ) 90

PLAN OF SCHOLA ABOVE THE CATACOMBS OF CALLIXTUS (from Nortet's Les Catacombes Romaines ) 118

PLAN OF OLD S. PETER'S, SHOWING ITS RELATION TO THE CIRCUS OF NERO 128

PLAN OF THE GRAVES SURROUNDING THAT OF S. PETER DISCOVERED AT THE TIME OF PAUL V... Continue reading book >>




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