The catacombs of Rome: and a history of the tombs of the apostles Peter and Paul, with notes and illustrations (Google eBook)

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The old corner bookstore, 1907 - Catacombs - 111 pages
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Page 99 - And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of God, and for the testimony which they held. And they cried with a loud voice, saying, "How long, O Lord, holy and true, dost thou not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth?
Page 51 - Hujus in occultum gradibus via prona reflexis Ire per anfractus, luce latente, docet. Primas namque fores summo tenus intrat hiatu Illustratque dies lumina vestibuli, Inde, ubi progressu facili nigrescere visa est Nox obscura, loci per specus ambiguum, Occurrunt csesis immissa foramina tectis, Quse jaciunt claros antra super radios.
Page 93 - Romana ecclesia non leguntur, quia et eorum qui conscripsere nomina penitus ignorantur et ab infidelibus et idiotis superflua aut minus apta quam rei ordo fuerit esse putantur; sicut cuiusdam Cyrici et lulittae, sicut Georgii aliorumque eiusmodi passiones quae ab hereticis perhibentur conpositae.
Page 65 - Hic habitasse prius sanctos cognoscere debes Nomina quisque Petri pariter Paulique requiris. Discipulos Oriens misit, quod sponte fatemur; Sanguinis ob meritum Christumque per astra secuti, Aetherios petiere sinus regnaque piorum. Roma suos potius meruit defendere cives, Haec Damasus vestras referat, nova sidera, laudes 1.
Page 55 - Hesterni sumus, et vestra omnia implevimus, urbes, insulas, castella, municipia, conciliabula, castra ipsa, tribus, decurias, palatium, senatum, forum; sola vobis reliquimus templa.
Page 96 - Sed tantummodo in buxide brandeum mittitur, atque ad sacratissima corpora sanctorum ponitur. Quod levatum, in ecclesia quae est dedicanda debita cum veneratione reconditur, et tantae per hoc ibidem virtutes fiunt, ac si illic specialiter eorum corpora deferantur.
Page 104 - Ad omnem progressum atque promotum, ad omnem aditum et exitum, ad vestitum et calceatum, ad lavacra, ad mensas, ad lumina, ad cubilia, ad sedilia, queecunque nos conversatio exercet, frontem cruds sianaculo terimus.
Page 64 - the trophies of the apostles : for if you will go to the Vatican, or to the Ostian road, you will find the trophies of those who have laid the foundation of this church, and that both suffered martyrdom about the same time.
Page 69 - Fecit autem et cameram basilicae ey trimna auri fulgentem et super corpus beati Petri, supra aera quod conclusit, fecit crucem ex auro purissimo, pens. lib. CL, in mensurae locus ubi scriptum est hoc: CONSTANTINUS AUGUSTUS ET HELENA AUGUSTA HANC DOMUM REGALEM SIMILI FULEodem tempore fecit Constatitinus Aug.
Page 50 - ... crebroque cryptas ingredi, quae in terrarum profundo defossae ex utraque parte ingredientium per parietes habent corpora sepultorum; et ita obscura sunt omnia, ut propemodum illud propheticum compleatur, descendant...

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