The Basilica of San Clemente in Rome, dedicated to Pope Clement I, located in the valley between the Esquiline and Celio, on the road which connects the Colosseum to the Lateran, in the Monti. He is currently governed by the Irish Province of the Dominicans. Has the dignity of a minor basilica.
Although it was built in the early twelfth century by Pope Paschal II, after the destruction of this part of the city in 1084 by the Normans of Robert Guiscard, with its atrium, its choir enclosed by a marble enclosure and its ambos , is the perfect model of the ancient basilicas of Rome. Paschal II followed on a smaller scale, the lines of an older church, and used, adapted, although various materials. Some plutei of the choir (schola cantorum), for example, dates back to Pope John II (533-535).