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Published by s.n.] in [S.l .
Written in English


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Statementby C.A. Campbell.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (37 fr.).
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21963323M
ISBN 100665004028

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A comprehensive and important guide to the individual churches, catacombs, embellishments and artifacts of Early Christian Rome, this book covers a period from the first-century visits of the Apostles Peter and Paul to the end of the ninth-century Carolingian by: This book is short and not made to entertain the readers, but to inform them about the persecutions Christians endured in the Roman Empire hiding in catacombs and facing death with joy. It tells of a Roman soldier who wants to find the people of the catacombs and know the truth why they can face death with such a peace in the arenas/5. While not the equal of a "Ben-Hur" or "Quo Vadis", "Martyr of the Catacombs" presents a good story of a Roman official who seeks out the Christians during Decius's persecution and joins the faith himself despite the price he may have to pay/5(43). The catacombs of Rome provided a resting place for the first generations of Christians, awaiting their resurrection and salvation in their tombs, deep beneath the ground on the outskirts of Rome. From martyrs to farmers, hundreds of thousands of early Christians ended up in the catacombs.

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