Saint Mary Major

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The Liberian Basilica. One of the principal patriarchal basilicas in Rome, it dates from the 4th century. It is adorned with interesting mosaics of biblical subjects, and on the two sides are two chapels with cupolas. The baldachin of the high altar is supported by four porphyry columns.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Mary Major”. Gazetteer of the Faith. Saints.SQPN.com. 19 December 2010. Web. 20 October 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/saint-mary-major/>