Jan 252014

The Roman Pantheon was built during the reign of Augustus. The word Pantheon is actually Greek, for all gods, and the temple was dedicated to all the gods of Rome. It was later converted to a Roman Catholic church dedicated to St. Mary and the Martyrs. This re-dedication has probably contributed to this being one of the best preserved of Roman buildings.

the roman pantheon viewed from the north east

  2 Responses to “The Pantheon, Rome, Italy”

  1. Great shot ! Thanks for the history .
    How are the columns classified ?

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