The Baptistery, with the Baptism of Christ painted on the wall, over the arch.
"Museum of Antiquity" by L. W. Yaggy
THE BAPTISTERY, S. SOPHIA.
"Byzantine Churches in Constantinople" by Alexander Van Millingen
A few ancient circular or polygonal churches remain which do not appear to have been built as baptisteries.
"Architecture" by Thomas Roger Smith
Baptisteries anciently outside the church, 81.
"Notes and Queries, Index of Volume 5, January-June, 1852" by Various
Two ears of corn, or leaves, do the same thing in the mouldings round the northern door of the Baptistery at Florence.
"The Stones of Venice, Volume I (of 3)" by John Ruskin
Pisa, Baptistery of, ii.
"The Stones of Venice, Volume III (of 3)" by John Ruskin
The church of S. Lorenzo is baroque in style, but its baptistery contains a font of 1206 with reliefs.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1" by Various
At Essen the baptistery is separated from the main church, like that at Ravenna, or at Aix-en-Provence, the two foremost examples of their kind.
"The Cathedrals and Churches of the Rhine" by Francis Miltoun
The baptistery of Concordia was probably erected in 1100.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 7" by Various
Opposite is the baptistery, with three fine pictures by Fra Angelico.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 4" by Various
In the background is seen the baptistery.
"Women of the Romance Countries (Illustrated)" by John R Effinger
In the baptistery the font is a Roman sarcophagus found in the palace of Augustus.
"Glories of Spain" by Charles W. Wood
The narthex and baptistery belong to an earlier period.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3" by Various
Baptisteries were dedicated to St. John the Baptist.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
The baptistery still preserves its ancient character; and the churches of S. Vittore and SS.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7" by Various
Here he rivalled Camassei and Maratta, at the baptistery of S. Gio.
"The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. 1 (of 6)" by Luigi Antonio Lanzi
The mausoleum, now the once metropolitan church, and the temple, now the baptistery, have both of them become churches by accident.
"Sketches from the Subject and Neighbour Lands of Venice" by Edward A. Freeman
The Baptistery and the Zeno Chapel, entered from the right aisle, originally formed part of the atrium.
"Venice and its Story" by Thomas Okey
The superb Baptistery of St. Giovanni, of whose bronze doors we had heard so much, was close at hand, and next claimed our attention.
"Over the Ocean" by Curtis Guild
At the south-west is Justinian's baptistery, now the tuerbeh of Mustafa I.
"Constantinople" by William Holden Hutton