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By Ann L. Kuttner

ISBN-10: 0520067738

ISBN-13: 9780520067738

The 2 silver skyphoi generally called the Boscoreale Cups of Augustus and Tiberius are imperative for delivering the documentation of 1 of the one cycles of Roman imperial kingdom reliefs to outlive from the Julio-Claudian interval. Ann Kuttner deals the 1st finished exam of those historic treasures. Kuttner reports the Cups not just from the point of view of artwork background but additionally as they relate to Augustan ideology and politics. whilst she begun paintings in this ebook, the whereabouts of the Cups have been unknown, and he or she needed to depend upon the illustrations in Monuments et Memoires (Fondation Eugen Pinot, 1901). The rediscovery of the Cups on the Louvre in overdue 1990 has allowed Kuttner to envision them at once.

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Luigi di Bernardi, a man of uncommon worth, a priest, anti-monastic on principle, by whom I had been early initiated into all that is manly, austere, and sublime in the annals of Greece and Rome, exerted all his energy and all his knowledge to change tbe bent of my mind. All his efforts faild to shake my resolution, though my gratitude and my respect for him were boundless. Many friends also beset me, and added additional gloom in the appalling pictures which several persons had already traced to me of the order of the Jesuits.

Fit only to teach little children their catechism, in- Masters, instruct adults in the highest branches of rhetoric, philosophy, and the physical and mathematical sciences. In CCJII- sequence, too, of the continual removes of each of the bralltrw uf Lhe ;luoLrim Lu and hm all parts of France, any able professors who may have been formed in Lyons are soon appointed directors in some other town; and the system of teaching in the institution, however high in appearance, does not in reality rise above a very humble level.

We have not exhausted the stock of documents. ” V. Enough so far to raise a corner of the veil. The plot is seen in action just as it is laid down in the Secret Plan, with which the reader is about to be acquainted. Its scope, we perceive, is formidable. Every means is welcome to its concocters that can INTRODUCTION. liii forward their success. Their journals, especially the U&MW, strangely mistaking the age, have promulgated plenty of miracles to sanctify the cause of the Jesuits in July. Their abominable fraud has not been able to remain concealed; the press holds up its perpetrators to contempt.

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