See also: the basilica of blessed Paul within The Life of Pope Sylvester.
Base and capital of one of the columns of the principal nave of the Church of St. Paul outside the walls of Rome.
Base and capital of another column from the same.
Transverse section of the basilica of St. Paul, showing the great arch between the nave and transepts, which was called the triumphal arch in the primitive churches, because the Christians were accustomed to trace in mosaic on these arches the triumphs of Christ, even as the pagans adorned their triumphal arches with the victories of their emperors.
Plan of the basilica of St. Paul in its original state, in the fourth century, in the time of Constantine and his successors, Valentinian II, Theodosius, Arcadius, and Honorius.
One of the arches of the nave, reposing on the right on a fine antique column, and on the left on a column of very inferior style and workmanship.
Column of fine proportion, with its capital and base, taken from the Mausoleum of Adrian.
Column of the rudest execution, at the time of the foundation or enlargement of the church in the fourth century.
Interior view of the Basilica of St. Paul outside the walls of Rome, showing the wooden roof.