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The Tombs of St. Peter and St. Paul
An account of the archaeological excavations under St. Peter's Basilica on the Vatican in Rome, uncovering the tomb of the Apostle St. Peter, by one of the leading Vatican archaeologists, as well as considerations of the tomb of St. Paul at the Basilica of St. Paul-Outside-the-Walls in Rome, the apostolic reliquaries at the Basilica of St. John Lateran, and the apostolic m ...more
Hardcover, 247 pages
Published 1959 by St. Martin's Press
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A more in-depth examination of the excavations under St. Peter's Basilica by one of the leading Vatican archaeologists. Compelling and detailed, if dated. The Bones of St. Peter by Walsh has more up-to-date information about the relics discovered that are now believed to be St. Peter's (which had been mistakenly laid aside at the date of Kirschbaum's publication). Also contains examinations of the tomb of St. Paul under the Basilica of St. Paul-Outside-the-Walls (which has since been excavated m ...more