Rotting International – Palais Garnier, Paris, France
Ah, Paris! The City of Love. Home of the Palais Garnier. The reality that inspired the classic Gothic horror The Phantom of the Opera.
The Creation of Christian Art: Art of the "Atheists," The First Christian Art
The Good Shepherd from the Catacomb of Priscilla The Romans were broadly tolerant in matters of religion, funding the maintenance and restoration of ancient temples in Egypt and Syria. Egyptian, Syrian, Celtic, and Germanic gods found their way into the Roman pantheon. The Romans never understood the exclusivism of the Jewish religion, but they accommodated it. The Emperor Augustus sent an annual donation to the Jewish temple in Jerusalem. Jews were exempted from certain religious rites…
The Catacombs of San Francisco, a journey from the depths of the earth
The crypt of San Francisco, which have become famous with the name of catacombs similarity to the Roman, are a series of underground vault...
The catacombs of St. Callixtus, off the Via Appia, Rome. They originated about the middle of the second century and are part of a cemeterial complex which occupies an area of 90 acres, with a network of galleries about 12 miles long, in four levels, more than twenty meters deep.