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" ... in the bowels of the earth. The walls on either side as you enter are full of the bodies of the dead, and the whole place is so dark that one seems almost to see the fulfilment of those words of the prophet, ' Let them go down alive into Hades... "
History - Page 163
by Giovanni Battista de Rossi - 1879
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The Ecclesiastic [afterw.] The Theologian and ecclesiastic [afterw.] The ...

1857
...them in the early Christian writings. " When I was a boy," says S. Jerome, " being educated in Rome, I used every Sunday in company with other boys of...the Apostles and martyrs, and to go into the crypts which are excavated there in the bowels of the earth. The walls on either side as you enter, are full...
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The Roman catacombs; or, Some account of the burial-places of the early ...

James Spencer Northcote - 1857
...their devotions in these holy places. "When I was a boy," says S. Jerome, "being educated in Rome, I used every Sunday, in company with other boys of...the apostles and martyrs, and to go into the crypts which are excavated there in the bowels of the earth. The walls on either side as you enter are full...
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The Roman catacombs: or, Some account of the burial-places of the early ...

James Spencer Northcote - Catacombs - 1859 - 189 pages
...their devotions in these holy places. " When I was a boy," says S. Jerome, " being educated in Rome, I used every Sunday, in company with other boys of...tombs of the apostles and martyrs, and to go into * Hie fateor Damasus volui mea condere membra, Sed timui sanctos cineres vexare piorum. the crypts...
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The Roman Catacombs ; Or, Some Account of the Burial-places of the Early ...

James Spencer Northcote - 1859 - 189 pages
...their devotions in these holy places. " When I was a boy," says S. Jerome, " being -educated in Home, I used every Sunday, in company with other boys of my own age and tastes, to visit the tombs of the apostws and martyrs, and to go into his inscriptions in the cemetery of S. Callixtu?. tells us of his...
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The Baptist Quarterly, Volume 4

Baptists - 1870
...about the middle of the fourth century. When I was a boy, [he writes] receiving my education at Rome, I used every Sunday, in company with other boys of...tastes, to visit the tombs of the apostles and martyrs. Many a time too did we go down into the crypts excavated in the bowels of the earth. The walla on either...
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Events and epochs in religious history, the substance of 12 lectures

James Freeman Clarke - Church history - 1881 - 402 pages
...: — " When I was a boy, being educated at Borne, I used every Sunday, in company with other boys, to visit the tombs of the apostles and martyrs, and to go into the crypts excavated there within the bowels of the earth. The walls on either side as you enter are full of the bodies of the...
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Events and Epochs in Religious History: Being the Substance of a Course of ...

James Freeman Clarke - Church history - 1881 - 402 pages
...: — " When I was a boy, being educated at Rome, I used every Sunday, in company with other boys, to visit the tombs of the apostles and martyrs, and to go into the crypts excavated there within the bowels of the earth. The walls on either side as you enter are full of the bodies of the...
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Early Church History to the Death of Constantine

Edward Backhouse - Church history - 1884 - 553 pages
...seem to refer to a place already disused for burial. "When I was a boy," he says, "I used on Sundays, in company with other boys of my own age and tastes,...apostles and martyrs, and to go into the crypts excavated in the bowels of the earth. The walls on 1 Maitland's Church of the Catacombt, pp. 228, 229. n. either...
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Ancient Greece and Rome

Israel Smith Clare - World history - 1893
...Catacombs: "When I was a boy, being educated at Rome, I used every Sunday, in company with other boys, to visit the tombs of the apostles and martyrs, and to go into the crypts excavated there within the bowels of the earth. The walls on either side as you enter are full of the bodies of the...
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Alexander's empire and Roman empire

Moses Coit Tyler - World history - 1897 - 3494 pages
...Catacombs: "When I was я boy, being educated at Rome, I used every Sunday, in company with other boys, to visit the tombs of the apostles and martyrs, and to go into the crypts excavated there within the bowels of the earth. The walls on either side as you enter are full of the bodies of the...
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