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Nineveh and Its Remains
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Page 12 – However, it was evident that the monument appertained to a very ancient and very civilised people, and it was natural from its position to refer it to the inhabitants of Nineveh, a city which, although it could not have occupied a site so distant from the Tigris, must have been in the vicinity of the place. Wikisource has original works written by or about: Here is the gold, sure enough, and please God, we shall find it all in a few days. Page – Sabacans, is an abomination ; and never to be worn in dress, or to be used in their houses.
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church. To illustrate the antiquities described in this work he published a large folio volume of The Monuments of Nineveh. Other editions – View all Nineveh and Its Remains: Layard was an important member of the Arundel Society and in he was appointed a trustee of the British Museum.
Retrieved from ” https: Botta had discovered an Assyrian edifice, the first, probably, which had been exposed to the view of man since the fall of the Assyrian Empire.
The Earl of Dufferin. On this subject he was a disciple of his friend Giovanni Morelliwhose views he embodied in his revision of Franz Kugler ‘s Handbook of Painting, Italian Schools From drawings made on the spot during a second expedition to Assyria.
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Layard also from time to time contributed papers to various learned societies, including the Huguenot Society, of which he was first president. Page – And the third day he rose again according to the Scriptures, And ascended into heaven, And sitteth on the right hand of the Father.
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He was present in the Crimea during the warand was a member of the committee appointed to inquire into the conduct of the expedition. He wrote also an introduction to Constance Jocelyn Ffoulkes ‘s translation of Morelli’s Italian Painters —and edited that part of Murray’s Handbook of Rome which deals with pictures. After wandering for many months, chiefly in Persia, with Bakhtiari people and having abandoned his intention of proceeding to Ceylon, he returned in to Constantinoplewhere he made the acquaintance of Sir Stratford Canningthe British Ambassador, who employed him in various unofficial diplomatic missions in European Turkey.
In the 19th cent. He is credited with discovering the Library of Ashurbanipal during this period. Two wings sprang from the back, and in either hand was the square vessel and fir-cone.
Second series, 71 plates, A Second Series [. What more noble forms could have ushered the p 3 people into the anc of their gods? Elected as a Liberal member for AylesburyBuckinghamshire inhe was for a few weeks Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairsbut afterwards freely criticised the government, especially in connection with army administration.
Memoirs of Sir Henry A. With an Account of a Visit to the After spending nearly six years in the office of his uncle, Benjamin Austen, he was tempted to leave England for Sri Lanka Ceylon by the prospect of obtaining an appointment in the Civil Service, and he started in with the intention of making an overland journey across Asia.
Much of Layard’s boyhood was spent in Italy, where he received part of his schooling, and acquired a taste remalns the fine arts and a love of travel; but he was at school also in England, France and Switzerland. Wigram, a member of the Abp. Layard retired to Venice.
Only don’t say any thing about it to those Arabs, for they are asses and cannot hold their tongues. Nineveh and Its Remains, 2: Account Options Remaijs in. The Lord Stanley of Alderley.
laayard After spending a few months in England, and receiving the degree of D. Layard resigned from office inon being sent as envoy extraordinary to Madrid. He is best known as the excavator of Nimrud and of Ninevehwhere he uncovered a large proportion of the Assyrian palace reliefs known, and in the library of Ashurbanipal.