The Crown of the Aventine

The Crown of the Aventine

THE CROWN OF THE AVENTINE tours Santa Sabina which lies high on the Aventine Hill, beside the Tiber, in Rome. Sabina was built between 422 and 432 on the site of the house of the Roman matron Sabina, who was later declared a Christian saint. It was originally near a temple of Juno.

The Crown of the Aventine

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  • The Crown of the Aventine

    A short-form documentary featuring Father Allan White, O.P., who gives us an in-depth tour of the Basilica of Santa Sabina (the Dominican Mother House in Rome), its connection with the order’s founder, St. Dominic, and its place in the spiritual lives of saints past and present.