In Rome, Restoring a Vast Repository of the Jewish Past

After years of delay, the ancient Jewish catacombs under Rome’s Villa Torlonia are set for restoration.

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  • In Rome, Restoring a Vast Repository of the Jewish Past
    Tucked away on the grounds of Villa Torlonia, a stately mansion in northern Rome, a staircase overhung with creepers leads down to an underground area measuring almost three football fields and harboring an archaeological treasure. Beyond a black door ...
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    It's tempting to think of this vast repository as “the rooms full of papally collected ... that I once had the privilege of going up on the scaffolding while they were restoring it, as it wouldn't be fair. The dress code for St Peter's (no bare shoulders ...
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    The Byzantine Empire, also referred to as the Eastern Roman Empire, was the continuation of the Roman Empire in the East during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages ...
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    A heresy which arose in the fourth century, and denied the Divinity of Jesus Christ. DOCTRINE First among the doctrinal disputes which troubled Christians after ...
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