Monday, October 18, 2021
40.0°F
Excavating in the St. Peter and St. Marcellin catacombs beneath the ancient Via Labicana where 20,000 to 25,000 bodies were buried in the 4th century A.D. (2008).

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HISTORY CORNER: The Catacombs of Rome
September 13, 2020 1 a.m.

HISTORY CORNER: The Catacombs of Rome

Final resting place for martyrs, saints and commoners in the glory days of the Roman Empire

It was sometimes dangerous to be a Christian or Jew in Rome in the first two centuries after the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ.