The Architectural History of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre at Jerusalem

The Architectural History of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre at Jerusalem

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1849 edition. Excerpt: ...the place of Anointing, and range properly with the three south chapels, so as to form a court of entrance. Room was also then left on the eastern side to adjust the chapel of Calvary, in connexion with the new transept. 1 "Porro ante nostrorum Latinorum introitum locus Dominicae passionis qui dicitur Calvaria sive Golgotha, et ubi etiam vivificas Cruris lignum repertum fuisse dicitur, et ubi etiam de Cruce depositum Salvatoris Corpus unguentis et aromatibus dicitur delibutum et syndone involutum, sicut mos erat JucUeis sepelire, extra predicta e ambitum erant Ecclesiae, oratoria valde modica. Sed postquam nostri, opitulante divina dementia, urbem obtinuerunt in manu forti, visum est eis pradictum nimis angustum aedificium: et ampliata ex opere solidissimo et sublimi admodum Ecclesia priore, intra novum acdificium veteri continuo et inserto, mirabiliter loca comprehenderunt praedicta." W. Tyr. Lib. nn. c. 3. King Godfrey also instituted Canons with Prebends, and gave them habitations about the Church, Lib. ix. c. 9; and caused bells to be cast for the Church. Alb. Aquensis, Lib. vi. c. 40. (p. 285.) The place of the Invention of the Cross was necessarily excluded from the new church, which however was so connected with the chapel of St Helena as to afford access to it by means of a door (28) and stairs leading from the eastern aisle or "procession path," in a manner that will be fully explained as we proceed, and which indeed is shewn by the different tints of the plan. The great eastern arch (4) of the liotunda communicates immediately with the central lantern (43) of the choir. This lantern stands upon four noble piers, the centres of which are distant forty feet from east to west, and forty-three from north to south. The...show more

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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236607511
  • 9781236607515