Underground Secrets: The Catacombs of Rome, I have visited Calixto, an interesting visit, but a bit overwhelmed!!

Underground Secrets: The Catacombs of Rome, I have visited Calixto, an interesting visit, but a bit overwhelmed! I like the narrowness and how creepy it looks

Unbelievable Skeletons Unearthed From The Catacombs Of Rome

Unbelievable Skeletons Unearthed From The Catacombs Of Rome

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Unbelievable Skeletons Unearthed From The Catacombs Of Rome

Unbelievable Skeletons Unearthed From The Catacombs Of Rome

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Catacombs, Italy! Walked down the dimly lit corridors and passageways. Lots of torches on the walls. Amazing what there is to see underground- and sooooo much of it. Very cold as well.

Experience The Historic Catacombs of Rome

The catacombs of St. Callixtus. Salesian Istitute S.t Callixtus, Rome. The christian catacombs of Rome. Catacomb of Priscilla. Rome, Italy. Late Antique Europe. c. 200–400 C.E. Excavated tufa and fresco.

In the first half of the second century the Christians started burying their dead underground, hence the beginning of the Roman catacombs.

The Catacombs of Rome are ancient, underground burial places under Rome, Italy,

The Catacombs of Rome are ancient catacombs, underground burial places under Rome, Italy. It's different from what i usually post on this board, obviously.

Good Shepherd representing Christ. fresco from the Catacombs of San Callisto.mid 3rd century A.D.

The Shepherd of Hermas is a Christian literary work of the or century, considered a valuable book by many Christians, and considered canonical scripture by some of the early Church fathers such as Irenaeus. It is an apocalyptic work.

"Heavenly Bodies," reveals ancient jewel-encrusted skeletons found and photographed across Europe by historian Paul Koudounaris

The Most Beautiful Dead: Photographs of Europe's Jeweled Skeletons

Paul Koudounaris — Heavenly Bodies: Cult Treasures & Spectacular Saints from the Catacombs

Bearded Christ, from catacombs of Commodilla  - on of the earliest images with a bearded Christ

Bearded Christ, from catacombs of Commodilla These catacombs, on the Via Ostiensis, contain one of the earliest images of a bearded Christ. They originally held the relics of Saints Felix and Adauctus.

‘Taken from the catacombs of Rome in the 17th century, the relics of twelve martyred saints were then attired in the regalia of the period before being interred in a remote church on the German/Czech border.’    - Immortal, Toby de Silva

“Taken from the catacombs of Rome in the century, the relics of twelve martyred saints were then attired in the regalia of the period before being interred in a remote church on the German/Czech border.” - Immortal, Toby de Silva (via Retronaut)

Catacombs of Rome - In 380, Christianity became a state religion. At first, many still desired to be buried in chambers alongside the martyrs. However, the practice of catacomb burial declined slowly, and the dead were increasingly buried in church cemeteries.

Catacombs of Rome - The fish and loaves fresco, Catacombs of San Callisto

A procession tour with a monk emphasizing history in the catacomb

Catacomb of San Calixto, Rome, is mentioned at the end of the book: Ben Hur, a Tale of the Christ by Lew Wallace. painting by Alberto Pisa)

Roman Catacombs

"The Three Hebrews in the Fiery Furnace". From the Catacombs of Priscilla, Rome, Italy.

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