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  • Just outside the south wall is a Roman necropolis, with massive tombs in masonry, and a Christian catacomb, and a little farther south a tomb in two stories, a mixture of Doric and Ionic architecture, belonging probably to the 2nd century B.C., though groundlessly called Dimensions in English feet.
  • Fabian was martyred during the persecution under the emperor Decius, his death taking place on the 10th of January 250, and was buried in the catacomb of Calixtus, where a memorial has been found.
  • CATACOMB, a subterranean excavation for the interment of the dead or burial-vault.
  • In this sense the word " catacomb " has gained universal acceptance, and has found a place in most modern languages.
  • " The end of the catacomb graves," writes Mommsen (Cont.

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