According to tradition, Santa Croce in Gerusalemme, one of the 'Seven Pilgrimage Churches' of Rome, was founded by St Helena (c. 250 - c. 330), mother of the emperor Constantine the Great (r. 306-37).
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 and
small-group walking tours
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