NOTES, DALMATIA, CROATIA, ISTRIA, STYRIA WITH A VISIT TO MONTENEGRO

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Page 42 - Antenor potuit, mediis elapsus Achivis, Illyricos penetrare sinus, atque intima tutus regna Liburnorum, et fontem superare Timavi...
Page 65 - GLORIA, laus et honor tibi sit, rex Christe, redemptor, Cui puerile decus prompsit hosanna pium.
Page 6 - ... town and on the right bank of the river some fifteen meters above low water mark, it occurs in a red burned cliff in light arenaceous clay, the specimens being very large, sometimes measuring thirty centimeters across. At the other locality, namely Burns...
Page 141 - Rome treated us, Bishops of the Venetian dominions, as rude and unlearned beasts. Hence, to finish my defence, and to come to the truth of the Venetian matter, a fresh occasion of new and more vigorous study. The sacred and ancient Canons, the orthodox Councils, the discipline of the Fathers, the former customs of the Church, all passed in review before me. I found in these, and these only, that for which I was looking, and far more than I had expected to find It was once an article of faith that...
Page 80 - Maurus, the patron saint ; next to him, distinguished by holding a church, Euphrasius, the founder ; then Claudius, the archdeacon and architect, and between these two last, a child, Euphrasius, the son of Claudius. S. Maurus, with these other personages, have their names inscribed over them. The mosaic is coarse but very effective. The Bishop Euphrasius is represented as a thin, tall man, with lean, dark face, and hollow cheeks. The underclothing of all the figures is white. Euphrasius and the Madonna...
Page 194 - It had already suffered from earthquakes in 1520, 1521, 1639 ; when on the 6th of April, 1667, a more * The size of this sheet of water, and the short distance from which the river comes, before it expands into this great breadth, are alluded to in the verses of Elio Cervino : " Danubio, et Nilo non vilior Ombla fuisset, Si modo progressus posset habere suos>" tremendous convulsion occurred, by which the city was almost destroyed.
Page 112 - Fluids, and to lay down some general principles equally applicable to perfect and imperfect conductors; but, before entering upon the calculus, it may not be amiss to give a general idea of the method that has enabled us to arrive at results, remarkable for their simplicity and generality, which it would be very difficult if not impossible to demonstrate in the ordinary way. It is well known, that nearly all the attractive and repulsive forces existing in nature are such, that if we consider...
Page 80 - The apse is circular in the interior, hexagonal on the outside : the round-headed windows are purely Roman, a saint in Mosaic under each. The triumphal arch has, on its broad face, medallions with the heads of female saints; on the Gospel side, six, spelt thus: Felicita, Basilissa, Eugenia, Cicilia, Agnes...
Page 31 - Sir," said the First Librarian, " for to-morrow, and I will give you two clever undergraduates to wait on you, and to bring you what books you want." I spent nearly a day in that cinquecento room, and the heartiness with which the young men threw themselves into my pursuits, and the courtesy with which, they seemed rather to be receiving than bestowing a favour, I shall never forget. The library contains 42,000 volumes (of which 3,500 are Incunabula) and 7,500 MSS.
Page 11 - Flamboyant ; sometimes stretched from aisle- wall to aisle-wall ; sometimes from pier to pier ; have one, or two, or three bays, from east to west. The present example has four bays, from north to south ; one from east to west, with eight-clustered shafts, and very singular and elaborate vaulting. The use of these erections I cannot even guess. Were they for the choir — which would agree with its position in Portuguese churches — or for some particular class of...

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