The Voyage of Italy, or a Compleat Journey Through Italy; In Two Parts with the Characters of the People, and the Description of the Chief Towns, Chur

 
9781236535702: The Voyage of Italy, or a Compleat Journey Through Italy; In Two Parts with the Characters of the People, and the Description of the Chief Towns, Chur
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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. 1670 edition. Excerpt: ... statues of two Parthian captive'" Kings. Entring into that hall I met presently with the rare statue of A-He/fatm lexander Farntft, Tukg of Parma of Akx. trampling upo 2 prostrate statues re-»der presenting heresy and rebellion.., while Iin,f fame crowns him.All these 4 several persons are of white marble, and of one entire stone.Its pity that such a statue stands not in some more pub lick place, to teach men to beware of the mother and the daughter,heresy and rebellion; and stiew them, what long hands Kings have. In the lame hall I saw the two excellent K k statues statues of charity, and plenty, in cumbent postures i and they are the fellows to those two statues which adorn the Tomb of Paulus Ter tius, the raiser of this samily, in S Peters Church. Round about this room also stand a ivorldof statues of gladiators, standing with: their swords in their hands, & in several postures, upon their gard.In the next chamber I taw rare pictures containing some actions ot Paulas Tertiusi and they are of the hand of Salvhti and Federico ZuccarU There is also the picture of ' Luther disputing with Caietan: and a picture of the four Latin Doctors of the Church-S. 'Hierome, S. Ambrose, S. Augustin, &S.Gregorythe hand of PerdoniniIn an other chamber, a world of ancient statues of Philosophers and Poets: as Euripides, Plato, Pojjidotiius, Zeno, Sentca,DiogeTies.Bjci hus,,Mekager, and others, An other reom full of pictures of choice hands, and a curious table.of pietre Jo&ntrjfe about twelve foot long 5c 5 wide. Then the rare Gallery of statuts,with the roof of it painted most admirably mdmirably by the ravishing hand of great Hannibal Caraccio, and containing the representation of the loves of the heathen Gods and Goddefies. This painting...

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