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A 16th-century commentator, Jacopo Cenna, notes that in his time how people would visit the site armed with torches, and even linger in the tunnels during the hot summer months when the catacombs provided respite from the heat.
WHY ARE THERE CHRISTIAN CROSSES IN JEWISH GRAVES FROM ANCIENT ROME?CANDIDA MOSSOCTOBER 24, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
The fact that the catacombs were exposed by a series of earthquakes both closed some of them and exposed others.
WHY ARE THERE CHRISTIAN CROSSES IN JEWISH GRAVES FROM ANCIENT ROME?CANDIDA MOSSOCTOBER 24, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
The proximity of the catacombs to Christian burial grounds and a church made it likely that this was some kind of shared space.
WHY ARE THERE CHRISTIAN CROSSES IN JEWISH GRAVES FROM ANCIENT ROME?CANDIDA MOSSOCTOBER 24, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
The practice of aging wine dates back thousands of years, from the ancient catacombs of Rome to the royal courts of Europe, where aged sweet wines like Sauternes and Tokaji reigned.
YOU SHOULD ABSOLUTELY AGE YOUR OWN WINE. HERE’S HOW TO DO ITJORDAN MICHELMANMAY 20, 2021EATER
The ancient Christians dug into the volcanic tufo rock here an extensive warren of catacombs.
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The accompanying map of part of the Catacomb of Callixtus will indicate the general plan of these subterranean galleries.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
An example of both sorts is seen in the accompanying engraving of a cubiculum in the Catacomb of St. Prtextatus.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
In part of an ancient arenarium converted into a cemetery in the Catacomb of St. Priscilla similar constructions may be seen.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
De Rossi has given a map of the Catacomb of Callixtus, in which these areas are accurately defined.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
Boniface I., having been for some time concealed in the Catacomb of Felicitas, afterwards elaborately ornamented it.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
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WORDS RELATED TO CATACOMB

  • God's acre
  • boot hill
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  • charnel house
  • churchyard
  • city of the dead
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  • funerary grounds
  • graveyard
  • potter's field
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  • vault
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