The Mithraic Temple of S.Prisca

The church of Santa Prisca on the Aventine Hill is the titular church of  Aquila e Priscilla / Prisca is in the hands of the Augustinian Order since the XVI century and conserves a baptismal fons (a modified corinthian capital) in which the legend says, St. Peter had baptized Aquila, Priscilla and Prisca . The…

San Clemente – The Time Machine

The  Basilica of San Clemente with its mosaic and frescos is a jewel of middle age, renaissance and baroque artworks. Then you walk down the first staircase, and you "travel" into the 4th century CE. It is just amazing how you can see and touch a period between the IV and the XI century. Through…