Christian Catacombs In Rome

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Christian Catacombs In Rome, Italy

Places of burial and worship of the early Christians, whose most ancient nuclei date from the 2nd century, they were created along the edges of the consular roads outside of the city walls. At present the upkeep and management of all Roman Christians catacombs are under the care of the Pontificia Commissione di Archeologia Sacra
Via Napoleone III 1 - tel 06 44 65 610 - fax 06 44 67 625

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