A church ruin in Ani, an uninhabited, medieval Armenian city-site situated in Turkey near the Armenian border. Once the capital of a medieval Armenian kingdom that covered much of present day Armenia and eastern Turkey. Was called the "City of 1001 Churches", its many religious buildings and fortifications were among the most technically and artistically advanced structures in the world. In 1064 a Turkish army stormed the city and slaughtered its population.
Ancient Roman Temple of Portunus (Tempio di Portuno) in Piazza della Bocca della Verità, Rome (Italy) This temple has a previous and mistaken name: Temple of Fortuna Virilis ("manly fortune"). It was built in the 1st Century BC in the Ionic Order, which is fully represented in all details of this portico. The temple was also a church for some of its history but is now an ancient monument. It has clearly been much restored, while still showing quite a bit of damage to its details.