The Fisherman's Tomb

The Fisherman's Tomb

The True Story of the Vatican's Secret Search

Book - 2018 | 1st edition.
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From earliest times, Christian tradition held that Peter, a lowly fisherman from Galilee whom Christ made leader of his Church, was executed in Rome by Emperor Nero and buried on Vatican Hill. But his tomb had been lost to history. Now, funded anonymously by a wealthy American, a small army of workers embarked on the dig of a lifetime: a secret quest that would last decades to discover the long-lost burial place of the Apostle Peter.
Publisher: Huntington, IN :, Our Sunday Visitor,, 2018.
Edition: 1st edition.
ISBN: 9781681921402
Characteristics: 205 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm.
Summary: From earliest times, Christian tradition held that Peter, a lowly fisherman from Galilee whom Christ made leader of his Church, was executed in Rome by Emperor Nero and buried on Vatican Hill. But his tomb had been lost to history. Now, funded anonymously by a wealthy American, a small army of workers embarked on the dig of a lifetime: a secret quest that would last decades to discover the long-lost burial place of the Apostle Peter.

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