One of four skulls claiming to belong to the beheaded St. John the Baptist is on display at this Roman church.

The Head of St. John the Baptist at San Silvestro in Capite

One of four skulls claiming to belong to the beheaded St. John the Baptist is on display at this Roman church.

Piramide papistique, satiric-allegoric representation of the Roman Church hierarchy as the Serpents of Hell. From a Protestant anti-Papist broadside, Holland, late sixteenth century.

corinthian-girl: Piramide papistique, satiric-allegoric representation of the Roman Church hierarchy as the Serpents of Hell. From a Protestant anti-Papist broadside, Holland, late sixteenth century.

What NO one seems to remember is that nonbelievers were considered to be the pagan tribes that surrounded the converts to Mohammadism. The "people of the book", those who accepted the 5 books of Moses (the Pentatarch), that is, Christians and Jews, were NOT considered unbelievers.

They had to pay taxes not to get drafted and as an american I can say that most people prefer war to taxes

" An earlier depiction of Jesus Christ ( before the Renaissance Period ) , within a Roman Church . "

Before the Renaissance period all of the biblical icons all over the world were depicting Jesus Christ (Yahshua the Messiah, his actual name) of a black image until they were all changed.

Ceilings of Roman Churches

Ceilings of Roman Churches

Basilica San Pietro Photographer Captures the Amazingly Ornate Ceilings of Roman Churches on an Architectural Pilgrimage - My Modern Met

St. Cletus (sometimes Anacletus), the third Pope, governed the Roman Church from about 76 to about 88 during the reigns of the Emperor Vespasian and of Domitian.

Cletus (sometimes Anacletus), the third Pope, governed the Roman Church from about 76 to about 88 during the reigns of the Emperor Vespasian and of Domitian.

Some of Rome’s best kept secret are these unexplored churches. Many of them are worth visiting. Here are 10 lesser known Roman churches.

10 Lesser Known Roman Churches You Have To Visit

Crossbow Brooch, ca. 430. Late Roman or Byzantine. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1995(1995.97)

Crossbow Brooch Crossbow Brooch Date: ca. 400 Geography: Made in Rome/Constantinople Culture: Late Roman or Byzantine Medium: Gold Dimensions: Overall: 4 x 2 x 1 in. x x 4 cm)

Churches Of Rome: The Beauty Of The Ceilings Of The City On Seven Hills | Bored Panda

Churches Of Rome: The Beauty Of The Ceilings Of The City On Seven Hills

Treasures from Saints Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Church, Mankato, Minnesota

Nativity Stained Glass Window, Saints Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Church, Mankato, Minnesota

November 22nd | St. Cecilia Saint, virgin and martyr, patroness of church music, d. at Rome. This saint, so often glorified in the fine arts and in poetry, is one of the most venerated martyrs of Christian antiquity. The oldest historical account of St. Cecilia is found in the "Martyrologium Hieronymlanum"; from this it is evident that her feast was celebrated in the Roman Church in the fourth century. #prayforus #saint #martyr #CatholicAnswers #Catholic

November 22nd | St. Cecilia Saint, virgin and martyr, patroness of church music, d. at Rome. This saint, so often glorified in the fine arts and in poetry, is one of the most venerated martyrs of Christian antiquity. The oldest historical account of St. Cecilia is found in the "Martyrologium Hieronymlanum"; from this it is evident that her feast was celebrated in the Roman Church in the fourth century. #prayforus #saint #martyr #CatholicAnswers #Catholic

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