SAINT JOHN LATERAN

Mosaics Statues Chapels Altars

saint John lateranSaint John in Lateran is the Cathedral and one of the four main Churches of Rome. Built by Constantine in 319 a.D. on the site of the imperial cavalry bodyguard was originally dedicated to the Holy Savior. The interior, redesigned by Borromini in the sixteen hundred, presents niches with statues of the Apostles, stucco reliefs of the antic and new Testament, a geometric floor-mosaic and a rich decorated wooden ceiling. In the Apse are refined mosaics and the “Cathedra” the bishop’s chair. The imposing fa├žade was completed in the year 1750.
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