Basilica of Saint Augustine in Annaba, Algeria

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The Basilica of Saint Augustine (Basilique de Saint-Augustin) is a Catholic basilica in Annaba, Algeria. It is dedicated to Saint Augustine of Hippo (354-430 CE), who was elected bishop in Hippo Regius (modern Annaba), built his own monastery there, and became renowned for his sermons and teaching. Construction of the basilica began in 1881 and finished on 29 March 1900. The basilica stands on a hill overlooking the ancient site of Hippo Regius.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2023, February 27). Basilica of Saint Augustine in Annaba, Algeria. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/17108/basilica-of-saint-augustine-in-annaba-algeria/

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Raddato, Carole. "Basilica of Saint Augustine in Annaba, Algeria." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 27, 2023. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/17108/basilica-of-saint-augustine-in-annaba-algeria/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Basilica of Saint Augustine in Annaba, Algeria." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 27 Feb 2023. Web. 26 Feb 2024.

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