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Were the Roman catacombs abandoned in the ninth century AD?

Were the Roman catacombs abandoned in the ninth century AD?

By John Osborne

Transactions of the Third Canadian Conference of Medieval Art Historians (University of Western Ontario, 1985)

Synopsis: Believes that the underground burial places in Rome were still visited and used in the later Middle Ages, since murals painted in them come from dates later than the 9th century AD.

 

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