Originally built as a temple in 27 BC by the son-in-law of Emperor Augustus. Many Italian kings are buried here.
The name of the son-in-law of Emperor Augustus who built the temple - Marcus Agrippa - is inscribed over the entrance into the temple.
|The entrance to the Pantheon|
|Inside the Pantheon|
|The temple's dome from the inside; showing the oculus in the middle that allows the light in.|
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have you been to what-is-that-sophia-place-name tuh ?ReplyDelete
You mean Hagia Sophia in Istanbul? Yes, I have :-) Why?Delete
Or did you mean someplace else?
Yup. hagia Sophia. Mosque turn Church turn Museum. Right ?ReplyDelete
It's the other way around: Church --> Mosque --> Museum. It was built as a church during Constantinople time, converted into a mosque when it fell under the Ottoman, decreed as a museum by Attaturk in early 20th century.Delete