An informal commentary on Mediterranean archaeology, travel in the Roman world, and Mediterranean religions
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
On weekends the past summer, I was able to visit some of the medieval churches near Massa Martana. One of those churches was dedicated to Sant'Arnaldo. The church is dated to the late 13th century, according to the Commune di Massa Martana. The facade, below, and details, show indications of later repairs. Also visible at the rear of the church, is a residence, presumably used in former times by those associated with the church.
For the curious visitor, a helpful sign reveals that Sant' Arnaldo is a special protector against the malady of hernias.