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Death’s Garden: The Original Catacomb

On our last morning in Rome, Mason and I wandered around the Piazza Venezia, trying to find the Archaeobus that would take us out to the Appian Way. I was sick with a cold I’d picked up in the Vatican … 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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