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Via appia - Bobby Krivitsky Mr Golden History 210 Assignment For Week 12 Via Appia The road that we are about to travel down is called via appia

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Bobby Krivitsky Mr. Golden History 210 Assignment For Week 12 Via Appia The road that we are about to travel down is called via appia and is perhaps one of the most notable roads in Rome and the entire world. The via appia, is named after Appius Claudius Caecus, the Roman censor who began and completed the first section as a military road to the south during the Samnite Wars in 312 BC. Here is our first stop of the tour, the Catacomb of Callixtus. The Catacomb of Callixtus is most notable for containing the crypt of the popes, which contained the tombs of several popes from the second to fourth centuries. The Catacomb was created by future Pope Callixtus I, who at the time was a deacon of Rome. That brings us to our next stop, San Sebastiano Fuori Le Mura. San Sebastiano Fuori Le Mura is a church dedicated to St. Sebastian, a well-known third century martyr. It was originally designed in the fourth century. It is widely believed that the San Sebastiano Fuori Le Mura temporarily was used as the burial site of Peter and Paul whose
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2012 for the course HIS 210 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Syracuse.

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Via appia - Bobby Krivitsky Mr Golden History 210 Assignment For Week 12 Via Appia The road that we are about to travel down is called via appia

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