Tag Archives: Appian Way

Cemetery of the Week #134: Appian Way

Appian Way Rome, Italy Founded: After 312 BCE Size: Only 10 miles remain, not all of it lined with tombs Number of interments: none anymore Best time to visit: on Sundays, when the road is closed to traffic Hours of … Continue reading

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A Scholarly Look at the Christian Catacombs of Rome

The Christian Catacombs of Rome: History, Decoration, Inscriptions by Vincenzo Fiocchi Nicolai My rating: 3 of 5 stars I picked this one up in a gift shop in Rome after visiting the Catacombs of St. Sebastian on the Appian Way. … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #67: the Catacomb of St. Sebastian

Catacombe di S. Sebastiano Via Appia Antica, 136 00179 Rome, Italy Telephone: 06 7850350 Founded: 1st century AD Size: Nearly 7 miles of tunnels Number of interments: none Open: Monday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Last entrance is … Continue reading

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