SANTA PRASSEDE

Altars Fresco-Paintings Domes Vaults Mosaics

santa PrassedeBuilt on top of the remains of a 5th century structure and was designed to house the bones of Saint Praxedes and Saint Pudentiana, the daughters of Saint Pudens,St. Paul’s first Christian convert in Rome.The most impressive element of the church is the mosaic decorative program committed by Pope Paschal in the IX century. Saint Zeno chapel, a funerary chapel Paschal built for his mother, Theodora, the apse, the apsidal arch, and the triumphal arch are absolutely worth a visit.
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