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'''San Giacomo del Colosseo''' was a 14th century (?) mediaeval hospital church that used to stand right by the Colosseum at its east end. This is now the Piazza del Colosseo, in the rione [https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Campitelli Campitelli].
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'''San Giacomo del Colosseo''' was a mediaeval hospital church that used to stand right by the Colosseum at its east end. This is now the Piazza del Colosseo, in the rione Campitelli.
   
 
The dedication was to St [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James,_son_of_Zebedee James the Great].
 
The dedication was to St [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James,_son_of_Zebedee James the Great].
 
==History==
 
==History==
The small hospital of ''San Giacomo'' was first recorded in 1383, and became a dependency of the Lateran hospital in the following century. It was closed, and the church deconsecrated, at the end of the 16th century.
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The small hospital of ''San Giacomo'' was first recorded in [[1383]], and became a dependency of the Lateran hospital in the following century. It was closed, and the church deconsecrated, at the end of the 16th century.
   
However the edifice survived, and is shown on the Nolli map of 1748 as a hay barn belonging to the larger hospital.
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However the edifice survived, and is shown on the Nolli map of [[1748]] as a hay barn belonging to the larger hospital.
   
The complex was finally demolished in 1815, because its proximity to the Colosseum was deemed to be aesthetically unpleasing. 14th century wall paintings were recorded as uncovered during the demolition.
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The complex was finally demolished in [[1815]], because its proximity to the Colosseum was deemed to be aesthetically unpleasing. 14th century wall paintings were recorded as uncovered during the demolition.
   
 
==Location and Appearance==
 
==Location and Appearance==
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[http://nolli.uoregon.edu/map/index.html?xurl=-59.195&yurl=-29.34&surl=2000 Nolli map (look for 937)]
 
[http://nolli.uoregon.edu/map/index.html?xurl=-59.195&yurl=-29.34&surl=2000 Nolli map (look for 937)]
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[[Category:Dedications to St James the Great]]
 
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[[Category:Rione Campitelli]]
 
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