The Roman Catacombs

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The Roman Catacombs

by Enzo George

Part of a Series: Crypts, Tombs, and Secret Rooms.

First Release:

April 2018

ISBN: 9781538206553

The subterranean tombs known as the Roman Catacombs are truly time capsules. Some tunnels date to the first century. Both Jewish and Christian graves are found there, including cremated and skeletal remains, and some have only been discovered recently. It’s challenging to receive permission to explore these tunnels. Luckily, young historians can find all they need to know in the well-researched pages of this intriguing book, full of extraordinary images and facts. They’ll learn much about the history of Rome and the different cultures that sought to bury their dead beneath the living in this ancient city.

 
  • ISBN: 9781538206553
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Library edition
    Publisher: Gareth Stevens
    Page Count: 48
    Trim Size: 7 1/4" x 9 1/4"
    Dewey Classification: 937--dc23
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 6.6, Points: 1
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 7.6, Points: 4
    Lexile: Level: 970L
    Genre: Nonfic
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