Illustration from Villani's Nuova Cronica, demonstrating Totila razing the partitions of Florence in the 6th century, leaving a former Baptistery intact It was when thought that the Baptistery was originally a Roman temple devoted to Mars,[six] the tutelary god on the aged Florence. The chronicler Giovanni Villani documented this medieval Florentin… Read More

History Strike brings you the tales that shaped the world via our award profitable podcast network and an online record channel.The title Laterano arises from the fourth-century Laterani relatives who owned the residence wherever the church now sits. Just after Emperor Constantine transformed to Christianity in 312 CE, he stripped the loved ones fr… Read More