Read it in the shadow of the mighty Coliseum.
The Martyrs of the Coliseum by Canadian Fr. A.J. O'Reilly can be purchased here: https://www.tanbooks.com/index.php?keyword=the+martyrs+of+the+coliseum&PHPSESSID=ed29d66f2592d474aa732786462b2106&page=shop%2Fsearch&user_id.
Better yet, read it before your trip to Rome and be inspired.
At the moment I am reading Eusebius's "Ecclesiastical History". It is quite enlightening.ReplyDelete
Sorry, but there were no martyrs in the Coliseum. The Christians thrown to the Lions most likely met their glorious end in the Circus Maximus.ReplyDelete
If it wasn't for TAN and Ignatius press, the Church in the USA would be in 75X worse condition than it is. think about it.ReplyDelete
Um yes, for 300 the Romans killed Christians everywhere except in the Coliseum (lol).ReplyDelete
Christians met their "glorious end" in every stadium of the Empire.
the Flavian Amphitheatre is called the Colosseum.ReplyDelete