Castel Sant'Angelo

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Castel Sant’Angelo

built in Rome by Hadrian as an imperial mausoleum. [Rom. Hist.: Collier’s, XVI, 539]
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In the four corners of the temple there were four horses in gilded bronze, and in the middle ring stood the porphyry tomb of Hadrian which is now at St John Lateran as the tomb of Pope Innocent II.