Page images
PDF
EPUB

Rome described, 89. Its commonwealth represented by a stranded

vessel, 74, 75.
Rome, modern, stands higher than the ancient, 264. The grandeur

of the commonwealth, and magnificence of the emperor differently
considered, 265, 266. Its rarities, and considerations here upon,
266, &c. Why more frequented by the nobility in summer than in
winter, 298. Its antiquities, Christian and Pagan, 265. Its an-
cient armour and garments, 276, 277. Sculptures, 274 to 283.
Medals and coins, 283, &c. Columns, 286 to 290. Why so few

sects in her church, 352, 353.
Romulus's cottage described by Virgil, 207.
Rottenbourg castle, 358.
Rotunda at Rome, its beautiful architecture, 217.
Rubicon, called at present Pisatello, described by Lucan, 197, 198.

S.
Sagulum, mentioned by Virgil, described on a medal, 88.
Salforata, a stinking river, 292.
Salt-works. See Hall.
Sannazarius's verses upon Venice, 191. His tomb, 226. Verses on

a temple in Naples, ibid.
Satire, what it delights in, 269.
Scales on old coins explained, 52.
Schomberg, Duke of, where interred, 331.
Scripture, its harmony with church tradition in the early times of

Christianity, 430.
Security described on a medal, 31, &c. 73.
Sheep, the emblem of France, 87.
Ships of the Romans, a conjecture that they had their tutelar deities,

50, 73.
Shipwrecks described, 50, &c.
Sibyls temple and grove, where they stood, 293.
Sicily described on a medal, 93.
Sienna, its cathedral, 300.
Simeon, one of the seventy disciples, an account of him, 427.
Sistrum, or timbrel of the Egyptians, 84.
Slaves, how they became citizens of Rome, 46.
Smalte, of the Italians, what it is, 296.
Smyrna described on a medal, and by the poets, 97.
Snow, monopolized at Naples, 243.
Soleure, the residence of the French ambassadors, 338.
Soracte, called by the modern Italians St. Oraste, 213.
Spaniards, their policy in the government of Naples, 228, &c.
Spain described on a medal, 86, &c. Abounds with rabbits, ibid.
Spain, the importance of disuniting her from France, 367, &c.
Sphinx, description of that monster, 76.
Spintriæ, medals dug up, 251.
Spoletto, its antiquities, 207.
Standard-bearer, Roman, described, 57, 58.

[ocr errors]

Suffolk, Duke of, buried in Pavia, with the inscription on his tomb,

155. His history, 156.
Suggestums, old Roman described, 198.
Sun, why represented on medals by Corona Radiata, 78.
Switzerland, its wonderful tranquillity, and the reason of it, 344. Its

inhabitants thrifty, and why, 345. Their dress, 347. Their cus-
tom in bequeathing their estates, 349. Their notion of witchcraft,
350. The reason of its periodical fountains, 328, 337. Their sol-
diers, 338. Scholars, 340. Granaries, 348.

T.
Tariff, Count, his trial and conviction,393. His dress and character, 395.
Terni, why formerly called Interamna, 208.
Tertullian, his character, 406.
Teverone river, 294.
Theatins, their convent in Ravenna, 196.
Thunderbolt on old medals explained, 53.
Tiber, Virgil's account of it, 272, 263. Its great riches, 280.
Tiberius, a coin of his explained, 67.
Tiberius's medals, 235, 252, 310
Ticinus or Tessin, a river near Pavia, 156. Described by Silius Ita-

licus, 157, and Claudian, 169.
Timavus, described by Claudian, 169.
Timbrel of the Egyptians, 84.
Tirol, its valley, 354 to 359. Particular privileges of its inhabitants,

349.
Titus's arch, 290.
Titus, one of his medals explained, 93, &c.
Tivoli, its situation, 293, 298.
Toulon, why the attack in the late war miscarried, 380.
Trajan, a medal on his victory over the Daci, 67. Another of his me-

dals explained, 73, &c.
Trajan's medal, 204. Pillar, 289.
Trees, what will bear grafting on each other, 448.
Typhæus, where placed by the ancient poets, 255, 256.

V.
Vaud country, 331, 338.
Veii, ancient, their territories, 298.
Velini, Rosea rura, why so called by Virgil, 210. The cascade formed

by the fall of that river, 210, 211.
Venetians, their thirst after too many conquets on the Terra Firma

prejudicial to the commonwealth, and wherein, 183. The republic
in a declining condition, 181, 184. In what terms with the em-
peror, the pope, and the duke of Savoy, 184. Their senate the
wisest council in the world, ibid. The refined parts of their wisdom,
and great secresy in matters of state, with an instance of it, 185.
The number of their nobility and operas, 185, 186. A custom pe-
culiar to the Venetians, 190. A show particular to them, exhibited
to them on Holy Thursday, described by Claudian, ibid.

Venice, its disadvantageous situation, 179, 180. Convenient for com-

merce, 181. Its trade declining, and why, ibid. Its description,
179, &c. Its pictures done by the best hands, 182. The moisture
of its air, ibid." Its arsenal, 183. Its carnival, with the necessity

and consequences of it, 186, 187.
Venus, her chambers, 236. Her statues at Florence, &c. 313, 314.
Verona, its amphitheatres and other antiquities, 169, 170.
Versoy, a town in Switzerland, to which Ludlow retired, 329, 332.
Vespasian, a medal on the peace he procured the empire, 71, &c.

Another of his medals explained, 93.
Vessel, old Roman, described, 49.
Vestals, whether their hair grew after the tonsure, 310.
Vesuvio described, 240, &c. Much different from Martial's account of

it, 248.
Victory described on a medal, 43, &c. 95. On a coin of Constantine,

45. Joined on a medal with honour, 25.
Ville Neuve in Bern, 329.
Virgil's tomb, 232. Ancient MSS, of him at Florence, 315.
Virgil's Georgics, an essay on them, 445.
Virtue described on a medal, 24.
Ulysses's voyage undetermined by the learned, 148.
Volsinian's town, 300.
Volturno described, 222.

W.

War, the management of the late war censured, 378, 379.
Water-deities represented on medals, 74.
Woollen-manufacture, its importance to Great Britain, 368.

Y.
Yvoire, port, for the Duke of Savoy's gallies, 326.

z.
Zurich, an account of it, 340, &c.

END OF VOL. V.

J. Swan, Printer.
Angel Street, London.

[ocr errors][ocr errors]
« PreviousContinue »