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This is the Akropolis of the Greek tempi – Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Greci.  No one knows exactly which god the Akropolis was meant for, as it was destroyed before records, but eventually the remains (or the tempio itself) were transformed into a Christian church.  It was extremely simplistic, without any frescoes, bar the remains of one.  I don’t think I’ve mentioned this, but in Italia, it is common to see buildings with glass/plexiglass panels on the ground to show off archeological remains – these were in the church (picture two).  These panels show where the priests were buried – and this is creepy – they were entombed on those seats, sitting up.  We also saw the bones of a Muslim sticking out from the ground – I think they need to rebury him.  (taken 26.2.2015)

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