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Heavenly bodies : cult treasures & spectacular saints from the catacombs /

This book is the chronicle of a group of extraordinary skeletons discovered in the Roman Catacombs in the late sixteenth century. Largely anonymous, they were nevertheless held to be the remains of Early Christian martyrs, and treated as sacred. Sent to Catholic churches and religious houses in Germ...

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Main Author: Koudounaris, Paul, (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York, New York : Thames & Hudson, 2013.
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