The Tomb of St. Peter: The New Discoveries in the Sacred Grottoes of the Vatican

By: Margherita Guarducci; Translator-Joseph McLellan; Introduction-H. V. Morton

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Stated 1st Edition (April 1960). No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. No DJ. Gently read. . . . . . . . . Table of Contents: * INTRODUCTION by H. V. Morton -- * PREFACE by The Author -- 1.) The Testimony of Ancient Authors -- 2.) The Vatican in Ancient Times -- 3.) The Necropolis Under the Basilica -- 4.) The Apostles's Memorial -- 5.) The Testimony of the Inscriptions -- 6.) The Cult of the Apostles Peter and Paul on the Appian Way -- 7.) Conclusions -- * Notes to the Preface and Text -- * Bibliography -- * Index -- * The Author and Her Book. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The book that made front page news! Descriptions of a place venerated by Christians since the first century -- the visible evidence of such veneration is the theme of this fascinating book, which which describes the ancient epigraphs and the grave of the Apostle Peter. . . . . . . . . There has always been a great debate as to why St.Peter's was built in this illogical place in Rome. Whether this is the burial place of St.Peter is in dispute but Guarducci's arguments are certainly plausibile. I loved the book. -- S. J.Tagliareni

Title: The Tomb of St. Peter: The New Discoveries in the Sacred Grottoes of the Vatican

Author Name: Margherita Guarducci; Translator-Joseph McLellan; Introduction-H. V. Morton

Categories: History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Hawthorn Books: April 1960

ISBN Number: B0000CKTQ8

Size: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible - Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 81400