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Vatican Swiss Guard, Rome, Italy

Sistine chapel doors - closed for Papal conclave.

Swiss Guards at Saint Peter's Cathedral in Rome, Italy.

from Urban Ghosts Media

10 Fearsome Warrior Cultures of the Ancient World

10 Fearsome Warrior Cultures of the Ancient World Warrior cultures have been a part of humanity from the ancient world to the present, from Rome's Praetorian Guard to the Assyrians, Amazons, Spartans & more

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The jail cell of St Peter and Paul before their executions. They baptized fellow prisoners and their guards here. Located underground at the mermitime museum near the roman forum over 2500 years old, it was perhaps originally a sistern. Said to be the place where Paul wrote his letters to the Ephesians. Take a container to take water from the adjacent holy spring, thought to be the source of the baptism water for the jailers.