New Curiosum Urbis; A Guide to Ancient & Modern Rome

New Curiosum Urbis; A Guide to Ancient & Modern Rome

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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. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ...indicated by a bunch of ears of corn in the hand of Adam, and a lamb by the side of Eve; The Tree of Knowledge; The miracle of changing the water into wine; The multiplication of the loaves and fishes; The raising of Lazarus. On the lower row--The adoration of the Magi; The restoration of sight to the blind; Daniel in the lions' den; The prediction of Peter's denial; Our Saviour led away by two Jews wearing round caps; and Moses striking the rock. On each side of the Sarcophagus are statuettes of the Good Shepherd; and on the left, a Sarcophagus, on which is represented the passage of the Red Sea. We now proceed up the stairs, on the sides of which the Sarcophagi and other objects are ranged exactly opposite to each other, iu the order given: --This subject, almost identically treated, is found on many of the Sarcophagi, and is considered by Catholic authorities to be the arrest of St. Peter. On The Left Side. 1. Sarcophagus--The raising of Lazarus; Moses striking the rock; Our Saviour led away; A pastoral scene; History of Jonah. 2. Sarcophag Us--Restoration of sight to the blind; The woman touching our Saviour's garment; The paralytic taking up his bed; The entry of our Saviour into Jerusalem. 3. Sarcophagus--On the left end: Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego in the fiery furnace. On front: The temptation of Adam and Eve; The miracle at the marriage at Cana; Restoration of sight to the blind; The raising of the widow's eon; "Thou shalt deny me thrice;" The paralytic taking up his bed; Sacrifice of Abraham; Our Saviour led away; Moses striking the rock. On right end: Daniel in the lion's den; Noah in the ark. 4. Sarcophagus--The sacri fices of Cain and Abel; Temptation of Adam and Eve; The occupant; The paralytic taking up hia bed; The...show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236607457
  • 9781236607454