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Thursday, July 21, 2005

Early Jewish Catacombs in Rome

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Historians and archaeologists have long thought that the ancient catacombs of Rome saw their origins with burials of early Christians, but new discoveries suggest they were actually predated by Jewish counterparts. At least one Jewish catacomb, Villa Torlonia, is dated from 50 B.C. to 400 A.D. Read the story.


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