The 6th century mosaic in the Basilica di San Lorenzo fuori le Mura (Basilica of St Lawrence Outside the Walls), commemorates the eponymous saint and the building of the church in his honour by Pope Pelagius II (r. 579-90).
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My name is David Lown and I am an art historian from Cambridge, England. Since 2001 I have lived in Italy, where I run private walking tours of Rome.
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