I'm currently reading a book about the early Christian church and came across this amazing section about the Christian Catacombs: "It is well known that from the end of the First to the end of the Fourth Century, the early Christians buried their dead...in subterranean galleries excavated in the soft rock that
The Oxyrhynchus Papyri are a group of texts that were discovered at Oxyrhynchus (known today as el-Bahnasa), a site located in Upper Egypt. This group of documents is seen as one of the most important discoveries when it comes to manuscripts for a number of reasons. First, they have works of ancient literature that are not known to have survived anywhere else in the world.
Romanesque limestone depiction of Christ. This masterpiece was created during the Romanesque art period and shows Jesus holding a lamb in his arms to show that he cares for us, just like the lamb as we are the sheep and he is our Shepard.