The Churches and Catacombs of Early Christian Rome: A Comprehensive Guide

The Churches and Catacombs of Early Christian Rome: A Comprehensive Guide

ISBN: 1902210581

ISBN 13: 9781902210582

Publication Date: November 01, 2001

Publisher: Sussex Academic Press

Pages: 324

Format: Paperback

Author: Matilda Webb

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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 Renaissance. It describes precisely where the extant Early Christian features are situated and provides vital details on what can be seen. The accurate ground plan of each site studied enables the reader to locate features with ease and to appreciate the contrasting proportions and architectural development of each church.

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