Catacombs, Italy! Walked down the dimly lit corridors and passageways. Lots of torches on the walls. Amazing what there is to see underground- and sooooo much of it. Very cold as well.

Experience The Historic Catacombs of Rome

Catacombs, Italy! Walked down the dimly lit corridors and passageways. Lots of torches on the walls. Amazing what there is to see underground- and sooooo much of it. Very cold as well.

Underground Secrets: The Catacombs of Rome, I have visited Calixto, an interesting visit, but a bit overwhelmed!!

Underground Secrets: The Catacombs of Rome, I have visited Calixto, an interesting visit, but a bit overwhelmed!!

“The catacombs of St. Callixtus are among the greatest and most important of Rome. They originated about the middle of the second century and are part of a cemetery complex which occupies an area of 90 acres, with a network of galleries about 12 miles long, in four levels, more than twenty meters deep. In it were buried tens of martyrs, 16 popes and very many Christians.

Rome Catacombs Tour

“The catacombs of St. Callixtus are among the greatest and most important of Rome. They originated about the middle of the second century and are part of a cemetery complex which occupies an area of 90 acres, with a network of galleries about 12 miles long, in four levels, more than twenty meters deep. In it were buried tens of martyrs, 16 popes and very many Christians.

Capuchin Catacombs in Palermo, Italy are home to thousands of mummies on display.

Places of the Dead: 8 Extraordinary Burial Sites

Capuchin Catacombs in Palermo, Italy are home to thousands of mummies on display.

Christ with beard - mural painting from the catacomb of Commodilla, late 4rh century

Christ with beard - mural painting from the catacomb of Commodilla, late 4rh century

,Newly restored Italian frescoes have revealed what could have been women priests in the early Christian church. The female pictured in this fresco has her arms outstretched as if holding Mass.’ ▼ The 230-240 AD frescoes were found in the Catacombs...

,Newly restored Italian frescoes have revealed what could have been women priests in the early Christian church. The female pictured in this fresco has her arms outstretched as if holding Mass.’ ▼ The 230-240 AD frescoes were found in the Catacombs...

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