Transwiki:Martyrium (architecture)

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A martyrium is a structure built at "a site which bears witness to the Christian faith, either by referring to an event in Christ's life or Passion, or by sheltering the grave of a martyr".[1]


  1. ^ Krautheimer, Richard. Early Christian and Byzantine Architecture. Yale University Press, 1986. Fourth edition, with Slobodan Ćurčić. p.518. ISBN 978-0-300-05294-7