Catacombs

Catacombs

By annesophie
April 20, 2011
Catacombs

The Paris Catacombs originate from the 18th century - It should’ve been named “municipal ossuary”. The name of “Catacombs” has been given to this ossuary after the Catacombs of Rome, the name given to the antique cemetery located next to the Appian way. The Innocents’ cemetery (next to Saint-Eustache, in the district of ‘les Halles’) [...]


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