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Santa Sabina all'Aventino

On Rome's Aventine Hill, the large Basilica dedicated to Saint Sabina,
a 2nd century Roman woman who was martyred soon after her conversion.

For more history, see the last image and also its entry in the excellent
Rome Churches Wiki __ http://romanchurches.wikia.com/wiki/Santa_Sabina
Fountain, outside the church
Fountain, outside the church
Statue in the entrance
Statue in the entrance
Side entrance, Santa Sabina
Side entrance, Santa Sabina
The wooden doors of the basilica
The wooden doors of the basilica
Unusually bright interior....
Unusually bright interior....
Apse fresco
Apse fresco
At the other end...
At the other end...
Tomb covers - 1
Tomb covers - 1
Tomb covers - 2
Tomb covers - 2
Tomb covers - 3
Tomb covers - 3
Side chapel
Side chapel
Side chapel
Side chapel
Commemorations...
Commemorations...
The apse, seen from the garden walk
The apse, seen from the garden walk
Orange terrace panorama
Orange terrace panorama
Vatican - from the terrace
Vatican - from the terrace
Past the Bocca della Verita
Past the Bocca della Verita
Exterior, with workmen's trucks!
Exterior, with workmen's trucks!
From the sign outside...
From the sign outside...