Near Montparnasse Cemetery, 14th arrondissement – August 2021.
The Chambers of the Catacombs. Catacombs, by definition, are morbid and mournful chambers for the dead. They are not burial places, for there is no dignity in death. Catacombs are a city’s ossuary, a network of underground passageways filled with human bones, deposited and blessed with religious rites. Human-made, human-laid. Paris has several ossuaries, andContinue reading “The Chambers of the Paris Catacombs”