Melinda Wålen

Melinda Wålen

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The Basilica of San Clemente is named after St. Clement, who was the third pope after St. Peter. Located just a few blocks from the Coliseum, the present church is built over four layers of buildings, including other churches, beginning with a Christian home that was destroyed in 64 during a fire most closely associated with the Emperor Nero. At one time, the church was a pagan temple; it also has been both an Augustinian and Dominican facility, and today is operated by Irish Dominicans. The…

Name: Apse Mosaic at San Clemente Artist: Masolino da Panicale Location: Church of San Clemente, Rome Date: Century AD Medium: Mosaic PREVIOUS NEXT Although there is still speculation over who really painted the Apse at San…

La Scala Sancta...one of the things I'm most looking forward to.

The Scala Santa in Rome, Italy in the Basilica of St. Believed to be the stairs Christ ascended to his trial before Pontius Pilate. The mother of Emperor Constantine, St. Helena, had them brought from Jerusalem to Rome in

Don't leave the house without your <i>bra stash.</i>

Security gadget for traveling. For anyone who can never quite get a good nights sleep in a hotel room due to security worries, this gadget can help allay those fears a little. Its high-pitched alarm will alert you if your hotel room door is opened.