• The Basilica of Maxentius 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      One of the largest basilicas of its day, it was begun by Maxentius (306-10) due to his downfall at the Milvian bridge, was complete by Constantine. It is a hundred meters long and 65 meters wide, composing a nave with two ...
    • Basilica of Maxentius 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Basilica of Maxentius who reigned from 306-312. We are looking at one of the side aisles with three bays. Note the springers which held the roof over the central nave. Finally, on the floor, note the column bases for the ...
    • The Basilica of Maxentius 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Originally the arches covering the nave were 35 meters high. The arches over the side aisle is 24 meters high.
    • Basilica of Maxentius 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1977)
    • Concert in the Basilica of Maxentius 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
    • St. Peter's interior 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The immensity of the church reminds me of the renaissance aspiration of placing the dome of the pantheon on the basilica of Maxentius.