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Temple of Minerva and Church of Santa Maria sopra Minerva

In plaza of the Town the Roman temple of Minerva is found.

The temple is dated to the I century.

Of the native temple the only fašade has remained.

It is composed from six columns in Corinthian style and the small eardrum.

Tempio di Minerva

In the XVII century the temple of Minerva was turned into the church in Baroque style of Saint Maria sopra Minerva in the form that, substantially, has come up to us.

Santa Maria sopra Minerva Santa Maria sopra Minerva

Only recently in the church they have been individualized and left some visible small lines of the ancient Roman temple (in the zone of the altar).

Santa Maria sopra Minerva

The visit in Assisi cannot tell him complete without having also seen this beautiful church.

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