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So-called Early Christian Basilica

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Valeria Vitale
Contributors: Jonathan Prag, Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Mar 08, 2016 08:02 PM History
A small basilica located outside the walls of the ancient Greek city of Akragas, at the foot of the so-called Temple of Juno, on the eastern slopes of the Hill of the Temples, in an area previously occupied by the necropolis of the late Roman period.

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The basilica was most likely built in the fourth century A.D. It has an entrance to the east and a single nave and a semicircular apse. In the floor of the nave two tombs are visible, possibly belonging to the martyrs Libertino and Peregrino.

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Valeria Vitale, Jonathan Prag, and Jeffrey Becker, 'So-called Early Christian Basilica: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2016 <> [accessed: 11 December 2023]

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