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Catacombe di Commodilla

Typology: Catacombs


Address: Via delle Sette Chiese, 42
Zone: Quartiere Ostiense (Roma sud)


Opening times

The catacomb, closed to the public, can be visited through prior written bookings (at least 10 days before the visit) to:
Pontificia Commissione di Archeologia Sacra
e-mail: protocollo@arcsacra.va
(please indicate the day of the visit and number of people, max 15)


Located in the underground area of Giovannipoli Park, the Catacombs of Commodilla, a Christian matron, contain, among other things, the crypt with the tombs of the martyrs Felix and Adautto, some Byzantine paintings and a curious graffito inscription dating from the 9th century AD.
In the underground basilica, on the left, Christ on the globe hands over the keys to St. Peter, who has St. Adautto and St. Merita next to him.
On the opposite side are St Paul, St Felix and St Stephen Orante.
Nearby, the panel shows the widow Tùrtura presented to the Madonna and Child enthroned by Ss. Felice and Adautto.
On the back wall, the fresco of St. Luke with medical instruments in a leather bosette.

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See also

Culture and leisure › Green › Gardens, villas and urban parks
Last checked: 2023-03-07 14:57