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    • Rotunda of Agios Georgios 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Shot of rotunda of Agios Georgios from street level. Agios Georgios, Thessaloniki, c.a. 300 AD. Built as a mausoleum for Galerius ca 300 AD, by 400 AD it had become a church dedicated to St. George, in the shape of a ...
    • Arch and mausoleum of Galerius. 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      On the left is the triumphal arch of Galerius and on the right is the mausoleum of Galerius. Arch and mausoleum of Galerius built c.a. 300 AD.
    • Mosaic of Christ and St. Justus 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Mosaic with Christ and the martyr St. Justus.
    • Interior of dome at St. Justus 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Interior shot of the dome at St. Justus.
    • Exterior dome over fifth aisle of St. Justus 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Exterior dome over fifth aisle. The exterior more clearly reveals the dome over the matyria at the terminus of the fifth aisle at St. Justus.
    • Terminus of fifth aisle in St. Justus 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Terminus of fifth aisle.
    • St. Justus Basilica 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      St. Justus is a five-aisled basilica. Photo from 5th aisle on the right.
    • Interior St. Justus Basilica of Trieste 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1971)
      As those who were not of royalty could not hold a martyrium singularly devoted to them (like St. Helena), the less well connected often found their martyria within the church. Interior of St. Justus, 6th century church.
    • Christ giving the Law to Peter with Paul in Santa Constanza 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Mosaic of Christ giving the Law to Peter with Paul in the martyrium of Santa Constanza.
    • Sarcophagus of Santa Constanza 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Porphyry sarcophagus of Santa Constanza, daughter of emperor Constantine.
    • Interior of Santa Constanza 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Interior of Santa Constanza.
    • Martyrium of Santa Constanza 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Martyria of Santa Constanza erected circa 350 AD.
    • Ruins of Sant' Agnese and Santa Constanza 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Ruins of Sant' Agnese on the left with the martyrium of Santa Constanza on the right.
    • Sarcophagus for Helena Mother of Constantine 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      This porphyry sarcophagus was probably originally intended for the emperor Constantine (4th century).
    • Mausoleo di Sant 'Elena 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Mausoleum of Saint Helena, mother of Constantine.
    • Statue of Sant 'Elena 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Helena deserved sainthood as the mother of the emperor Constantine whose Christian faith undoubtedly influenced her son. She is also traditionally regarded as finding the remnants of the true cross.
    • Mausoleo di Sant 'Elena 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      In Rome, martyria soon followed the domical shape of the heroa. Here we have the ruins of the mausoleum of Saint Helena in which a church has been built.
    • High altar in San Paolo 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The high altar in St. Paul's is directly above the sarcophagus of the martyr which is signified by the sloping mensa above the tomb.
    • Basilica of San Paolo Fuori le Mura 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Saint Paul's church outside the walls. Exterior shot with statue of Saint Paul in the foreground.
    • Altar above Martyr's Sarcophagus at St. Lorenzo 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The altar elevated above the sarcophagus of the martyr clearly visible from the nave of the church.