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Church of San Primitivo

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jan 10, 2019 10:52 AM History
The so-called Church of San Primitivo in Monte Compatri. The church's bell tower was converted to a defensive tower around 1200.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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  • Church of San Primitivo at Gabii (unspecified date range)



The Christian church dedicated to a local saint, Primitivus, said to have been beheaded at Gabii. The church was the center of the Late Roman Christian community.

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Jeffrey Becker, 'Church of San Primitivo: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <> [accessed: 09 August 2020]

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