Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus

Junius Bassus was the son of Junius Annius Bassus, who became prefect of Rome. Because he was in public office, and most of Rome still practiced pagan beliefs, Junius was not baptized only when he was on his deathbed. Although the sarcophagus was carved almost 50 years after the Edict of Milan, that established religiousContinue reading “Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus”