Monday, September 04, 2006

Rotonda.


A circular building erected in AD 306 as the Pantheon or Mausoleum of Galerius.
Under Theodosius the great it became a Christian church with only a few additions or alterations.Its mosaics are unique for the era.

4 comments:

Mimmu said...

Simply beautiful, but where it is and what is the meaning of this rotunda, how old is it...?
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kostas said...

Rotonda is a circular building erected in AD 306 as the Pantheon or Mausoleum of Galerius.Under Theodosius the great it became a Christian church with only a few additions or alterations.Its mosaics are unique for the era.

Mimmu said...

Thank you for explaining. I am very interested in historical buildings and museums.
I have been in Pantheon in Rome and I like to be there only sitting and feeling some harmony, what is coming from the architecture of the building, I think.

Ame said...

Simply amazing...that a structure that old can still be standing...just boggles my mind...I can't wait to visit one day! Thanks for bringing us shots from your town! (=