Valerian is to the place ygon,
And right as hym was taught by his lernynge,
He foond this hooly olde Urban anon
Among the seintes buryeles lotynge.

– Geoffrey Chaucer

The Canterbury Tales, The Second Nun’s Tale. Following Cecilia’s instructions, Valerian goes to the Via Apia (Appian Way) to find holy man Pope Urban among the burial places of the saints, so that he can be baptized.