S. Antonio is the tutelary saint of animals, and in front of the church from 17th to 23rd Jan., domestic animals of every kind used to be blessed and sprinkled with holy water. ... Here, on the left, are considerable remains of a water-tower of the Aqua Julia (Pl. II, 28), in the niches of which the ... Several new streets, not yet completed, lead from the Piazza Vittorio Emanuele to the church of S. Bibiana ( P1.
|Title||:||Italy: Central Italy and Rome (10th rev. ed., 1890)|
|Author||:||Karl Baedeker (Firm : Publishers : Leipzig)|