Basilica di Santa Tecla

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The ruins of the apse

Basilica di Santa Tecla was a former, paleo-christian basilica church in Milan, region of Lombardy, Italy. It was originally established in 350 and demolished in 1458. Remnants of the structure have been excavated.

History[edit]

According to a number of historians the construction of the Basilica was ordered by Roman Emperor Costans in 345 under the name Basilica Maior. It was then founded in 350.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fiorio, Maria Teresa. Le Chiese di Milano. Milano, Mondadori Electa, 2006. ISBN 8837037635

Coordinates: 45°27′50″N 09°11′29″E / 45.46389°N 9.19139°E / 45.46389; 9.19139