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Why was Peter crucified?
Peter was crucified at Rome by Emperor Nero, who blamed Christians for the fire that engulfed the city in 64 AD. He issued an order for the crucifixion of every Christian.
Where did the crucifixion of St Peter take place?
The crucifixion of St. Peter took place at Nero鈥檚 Circus, which was located close Vatican Hill. The Vatican, which is located at this same position, is known as St. Peter鈥檚 Basilica, and the cathedral is named for St. Peter.
Was Peter really crucified upside down in Rome?
In conclusion, we can reasonably conclude that Peter was in fact crucified in Rome. As for his crucifixion upside down, this is much more weakly attested to in only one ancient source which is probably much less reliable that Clement, Ignatius, Irenaeus, Tertullian, Eusebius and many others.
Was St Peter crucified in Nero鈥檚 Circus?
Margherita Guarducci, an archeologist and graphologist who led the second phase of excavations to identify St Peter鈥檚 tomb in the Vatican Necropolis between 1940 and 1950, studied the various historical sources and came to the conclusion that St Peter was crucified in Nero鈥檚 Circus in the Vatican on the 13th of October, 64 A.D.