Sentence Examples

  • These mosaics belong to very various dates.
  • Two side niches contain the earliest known mosaics of distinctively Christian subjects.
  • It had a fine Gothic façade: the interior had mosaics in the apses dating from 1330, and the nave contained 26 granite columns, said to have been brought from a temple of Poseidon near Faro, and had a fine wooden roof of 1260.
  • Satiro are even earlier mosaics (5th century); there are also fine frescoes by Borgognone and Bernardino Lanini.
  • To the south-west of the Forum are the remains of three small temples, one dedicated to Venus, and a well-preserved Mithraeum, with mosaics representing the seven planets, &c. To the south-west again is the conspicuous brick cella of a lofty temple, on arched substructures, generally supposed to be that of Vulcan, with a threshold block of africano (Euboean) marble over 15 ft.

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