A Collection of Archaeological Pamphlets on Roman Remains Formed by Sir B.C.A. Windle and Relating Principally to Great Britain, Zväzok 1

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Strana 12 - Producer of corn, inventress of right, foundress of cities, By which functions it has been our good fortune to know the deities. Therefore the same Virgin is the mother of the gods, is peace, is virtue, is Ceres; 7s the Syrian goddess, poising life and laws in a balance.
Strana 26 - Commodns the former had become common among the Romans. and in the time of Severus had extended over all the western part of} the empire. It was imported from Syria, and was synonymous with the worship of Baal and Bel in that country ; for in it, as in the mysteries of Osiris in Egypt, and of Apollo in Greece and Rome, the sun was the immediate object of adoration.
Strana 18 - If* ^ which are evidently modern ? Or, supposing the monogram to be of the same age as the altar, how do we know that it was intended to symbolize the Redeemer ? " The sign called the Christian monogram is very ancient ; it was the monogram of Osiris and Jupiter Ammon ; it decorated the hands of the sculptured images of Egypt ; and in India stamped its form upon the most majestic of the shrines of the deities.
Strana 26 - O FONS Bandusiae, splendidior vitro, Dulci digne mero non sine floribus, Cras donaberis haedo, Cui frons turgida cornibus Primis et venerem et proelia destinat; 5 Frustra: nam gelidos inficiet tibi Rubro sanguine rivos Lascivi suboles gregis.
Strana 124 - The sanctity rightly and reasonably attached to the consecrated instrument of a Holy Sacrament, caused the careful preservation of fonts unchanged by centuries of rebuilding and alteration. Thus we cannot doubt that a considerable number of fonts now exist in England wherein the Saxon infant received the waters of salvation from the hand of that ancient priest whose bones, for aught we know, may moulder under the pavement of a church re-constructed on its original 1 See AqUic Soils, p.
Strana 5 - Less loud the woods, when flames in torrents pour, Catch the dry mountain, and its shades devour: With such a rage the meeting hosts are driven, And such a clamour shakes the sounding heaven. The first bold javelin, urged by Hector's force, Direct at Ajax...
Strana 46 - Arabic epithet, du cader, the powerful. — Lap. Sep., No. 808 ; CIL, VII., 295. 133. — A small Altar from Chester-le-Street. Presented by the Rev. Walker Featherstonhaugh. Being formed of a coarse-grained sandstone, and much weathered, the inscription is indistinct. The engraving accurately represents it. Professor Hiibner, writing upon it, says : — " Contuli, sed de lectione desperavi.
Strana 2 - Wall standing to the height of six or seven feet, and the remains of one of the turrets, which it is said were placed along the Wall at the distance of 300 yards from each other, and which, with this exception, have been annihilated through the whole length of the Wall. Within the distance of a mile from the Tower-Tay Hill is reached the summit of the Limestone Bank, on which will be found the remains of gigantic Roman works, and from which there open two most magnificent views, one on the right...
Strana 47 - Sacred to Fortune. Caius Valerius Longinus, the Tribune." The altar bears no indications of having been exposed to the weather. The patera on one of its sides bears distinct marks of the chisel ; the rest of the surface is dotted over by the indentations of a fine pickaxe or similar tool. The head of the altar has at some time been forcibly separated from the body. — Lap. Sep., No. 600 ; CIL, VII., 986. 103. — An Altar to Fortune. From HABITANCUM, Risingham.

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