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Pictures of Romanesque Basilica of San Frediano Lucca. Images & Photos.





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Pictures of the Romanesque Basilica of San Frediano Lucca, Tuscany, Italy. By the 6th century Christianity in Italy was in turmoil. Ostrogoths and Lombards had conquered much of the north of Italy and introduced Arian Christianity in opposition to the Roman Catholic Christianity. Missionaries from the Celtic Christian Church of Ireland were sent to convert the Italians, one of which was Fridianus who became Bishop of Lucca. During his episcopate, Lucca was attacked by the Lombards and the...
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