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Bittersweet Moment #98: The Holiest Place in Rome The Bittersweet Life

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Oscar Wilde called it the "holiest place in Rome" and Percy Shelley said it would make someone fall in love with death to think of being buried in so sweet a place...and not soon later he was buried there at only 29.

But the most famous resident of Rome's Non-Catholic Cemetery is John Keats, who was interred there exactly 200 years ago. Inspired by Katy's essay on his death and the death of her friend Susan, Tiffany visits the cemetery in her mind. Listen to the end to find out how to be buried there!

Oscar Wilde called it the "holiest place in Rome" and Percy Shelley said it would make someone fall in love with death to think of being buried in so sweet a place...and not soon later he was buried there at only 29.

But the most famous resident of Rome's Non-Catholic Cemetery is John Keats, who was interred there exactly 200 years ago. Inspired by Katy's essay on his death and the death of her friend Susan, Tiffany visits the cemetery in her mind. Listen to the end to find out how to be buried there!

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