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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Feb 22 Rome 634

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 decorated with (frescoes) mosaics of the fifth century by order of Galla Placidia sister of Honorius and Arcadius-

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 These facing the nave represent christ with the twenty four elders of revelation-

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 On each side of the nave is a colonade [sic], of two rows, alltogether [sic] eighty columns, fourteen feet apart, each column a single block of polished gray granite

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 Above the columns, all around the nave, and transept too, is a row of medallions containing about two hundred busts of Popes in mosaic, with gilt back grounds-

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 The cieling [sic] is the same as the transept, flat, with deep sunk pannels [sic] heavily gilded and ornamented- Mosaic marble floors- Fine stained glass windows, each one containing a collossal [sic] figure of a saint- On each side of the main door way (yet unfinished) are two more of those splendid Alabaster columns, and four large alabaster pilasters, all presented by the Viceroy of Egypt to Pope Gregory 16th-

7 Leave a comment on paragraph 7 0 [-“Nave” looking towards the “transept”-]

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