The Church of S. Anastasia in Rome

Name of text: The Church of S. Anastasia in Rome
Author of text: Philip Barrows Whitehead
Date of text: 1927
Date of person in text: twentieth-century
Name of structure in text: S. Anastasia
Type of structure in text: church
Date of structure in text fourth century
Century of structure 1:
Century of structure 2:
Country in text: Italy
Region in text: Lazio
City in text: Rome
Specific place of mosaic in text: Apse
Description of mosaic in text: Inscription recording that the church had once been decorated with paintings by Pope Damasus (366-384) which were replaced by mosaic (pulchra metalla) in the pontificate of Hilary (461-468).
Mosaic date in text: 5 AD
Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? No
Colour descriptions in text:
Bibliography: Philip Barrows Whitehead, 'The Church of S. Anastasia in Rome', American Journal of Archaeology, 31.4 (Oct-Dec 1927), 405-420, see p. 412
Laurensham MS (de Rossi, Insc. Chr., II, p. 150)
Comments: Record of this inscription exists in manuscript form only.

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