Leonard Victor Rutgers
Publisher: Peeters Publishers (March 1, 2000)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 8.5 MB
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This narrow quantity is either an illustrated consultant to catacomb archaeology, from Antonio Bosio within the sixteenth century to Giovanni Battista de Rossi within the nineteenth century, and newer excavators; and a dialogue of the unique functionality of the catacombs, as a reaction to the 2nd-century choice for inhumation burial with the entire difficulties of house this created. Inscriptions, sarcophagus reliefs, wall work and sculpture are all integrated in addition to sensible info for viewers.