Early Christian Numismatics: And Other Antiquarian Tracts

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Bell & Daldy, 1873 - Archaeology - 324 pages

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Page 214 - And the LORD said unto him, Go through the midst of the city, through the midst of Jerusalem, and set a mark upon the foreheads of the men that sigh and that cry for all the abominations that be done in the midst thereof.
Page 229 - And when the seven thunders had uttered their voices, I was about to write: and I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me. Seal up those things which the seven thunders uttered, and write them not.
Page 95 - Perocch' io sono il suo fedel Bernardo. Quale è colui, che forse di Croazia Viene a veder la Veronica nostra, Che per 1' antica fama non si sazia, Ma dice nel pensier, fin che si mostra : Signor mio GESÙ CRISTO, Dio verace, Or fu sì fatta la sembianza vostra ? Tale era io mirando la vivace Carità di colui, che in questo mondo, Contemplando, gustò di quella pace.
Page 218 - ... 9 Then they began to kiss it, and put it upon their heads and their eyes saying, This is certainly an undoubted truth, and it is really surprising that the fire could not burn it, and consume it.
Page 182 - To him that overcometh will I give a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it.
Page 104 - ... and the bust fine ; over the whole the tunic falls in graceful folds. On the obverse is the Hebrew letter N (aleph), representing the numeral I, supposed to stand for the date ; and — W — Jesus.
Page 201 - Thou shalt on paper write the spell divine, Abracadabra called, in many a line ; Each under each in even order place, . But the last letter in each line efface. • As by degrees the elements grow few, Still take away, but fix the residue, Till at the last one letter stands alone, And the whole dwindles to a tapering cone. Tie this about the neck with flaxen string; Mighty the good 'twill to the patient bring. Its wondrous potency shall guard his head, And drive disease and death far from his bed.
Page 229 - Nothing therefore is more excellent than the mysteries which ye seek after, saving only the mystery of the Seven Vowels and their forty and nine Powers, and the numbers thereof. And no name is more excellent than all these (Vowels), 1M a Name wherein be contained all Names and all Lights and all Powers.
Page 229 - Pistis Sophia the disciple says to Jesus: "Rabbi, reveal unto us the Mysteries of the Light (ie, the "Fire of Knowledge or Enlightenment") . . . forasmuch as we have heard thee saying that there is another baptism of smoke, and another baptism of the Spirit of Holy Light,
Page 5 - VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC. PERP— Two Victories supporting a shield placed on a pedestal ; on the shield VOT. PR, on the pedestal I ; in the exergue B.

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