Santa Susanna Rome, Historic Baroque Church Building, Carlo Maderno Design, Architect, Image

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Roman Religious Building, Italy – Baroque architecture design by Carlo Maderno Architect

post updated 17 July 2021

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Chiesa di Santa Susanna alle Terme di Diocleziano

Date built: 1603

Design: Carlo Maderno

Santa Susanna Rome - Carlo Maderno Building

The Church of Saint Susanna at the Baths of Diocletian is a Roman Catholic parish church located on the Quirinal Hill. There has been a titular church associated to its site as far back as A.D. 280.

The current church was rebuilt from 1585 to 1603 for a monastery of Cistercian nuns founded on the site in 1587, which still exists there.

The church served as the national parish for residents of Rome from the United States from 1921 to 2017. During this period it was assigned to the care of the Paulist Fathers, a society of priests founded in the United States.

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According to tradition, the structure became a church around 330, under Emperor Constantine I, when the basilicas of numerous house churches came to be adapted for liturgical use. The basilica was T-shaped with a central nave with twelve columns on each side, flanked by side aisles.

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Santa Maria di Vittorio
Santa Maria di Vittorio
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San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane
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Santa Suzanna building images © Adrian Welch : available upon request: photos 2816×2112 pixels

Address: Via Venti Settembre, 14, 00187 Roma RM, Italy
Phone: +39 06 4201 3734

Location: Rome, Italy, southenr Europe

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