Early Christian Symbolism- Print Resources

Catacomb of St. Priscilla, Rome

Catacomb of St. Priscilla, Rome

Basso, Michele.  Eschatological Symbolism in the Vatican Necropolis.  Vatican City, 1980.

__________.  Guide to the Vatican Necropolis.  Vatican City, Fabrica Di S. Pietro in Vaticano.

Baruffa, Antonio. Translated by William Purdy.  The Catacombs of St. Callixtus: History-Archeology-Faith.  Vatican Vity, L.E.V., 1993.

Carletti, Sandro. Translated by Alice Mulhern.  Guide to the Catacombs of Priscilla. Vatican City:  Pontificia Commissione di Archeologia Sacra, 1982.

Elsner, Jas.  Imperial Rome and Christian Triumph. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Finney, Paul Corby.  The Invisible God:  The Earliest Christians on Art.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994.

Grabar, Andre.  Translated by Stuart Gilbert and James Emmons. Early Christian Art: AD 200-395.  New York: Odyssey Press, 1968.

__________.  Christian Iconography: A Study of Its Origins.  The A.W. Mellon Lectures in Fine Arts, 1961.  Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1961.

Jensen, Robin Margaret.  Understanding Early Christian Art.  Routledge: London, 2000.

Kelly, Joseph F.  The World of the Early Christians:  Message of the Fathers of the Church, 1.  Collegeville, Minnesota:  The Liturgical Press, 1997.

Landner, Gerhart.  Translated by Thomas Dunlap.  God, Cosmos, and Humankind.  The World of Early Christian Symbolism.  Berkley: University of California Press, 1995.

Mac Mullen, Ramsay.  Christianizing the Roman Empire, A.D. 100-400.  New Haven:  Yales University Press, 1984.

Mancinelli, Fabrizio.  The Catacombs of Rome and the Origins of Christianity.    Pontificia Commissione di Archeologia Sacra and the Vatican Museums.  Firenze: Scala, 1981.

Mathews, Thomas F.  The Clash of Gods: A Reinterpretation of Early Christian Art.  Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1993.

Richter, Klemens.  Translated by Linda Mahoney.  The Meaning of Sacramental Symbols: Answers to Today’s Questions.  Collegeville, Minnesota: The Liturgical Press, 1990.

Rutgers, L.V.  Subterranean Rome:  In Search of the Roots of Christianity in the Catacombs of the Eternal City.  Leuven: Peeters, 2000.

Stevenson, J.  The Catacombs: Rediscovered Monuments of Early Christianity.   London: Thames and Hudson, 1978.

Toynbee, J.M.C.  Death and Burial in the Roman World.  Baltimore:  The John Hopkins University Press, 1971.

Walsh, John Evangelist.  The Bones of St. Peter.  Manila: Sinag-Tala Publishers Inc., 1987.

Webb, Matilda.  The Churches and the Catacombs of early Christian Rome: A Comprehensive Guide.  Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, 2001.

Wilken, Robert L.  The Christians As The Romans Saw Them.  New Haven: Yale University Press, 1984.