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George (St.) his church at Verona, 170.
Georgic of Virgil compared with his Æneid, 454.
German chronogrammatists ridiculed, 113, 114.
Germanicus, his medal, 288.
Good will, an emblem of it on a medal, 57.
Gordianus Pius, a medal of his explained, 28.
Granaries, the administration of them in Switzerland, 348.
Grotto del Cani, experiments made in it, 238. Reasons for the effects,

of its vapours, 239.
Grotto Oscuro, 250.
Gulph of Genoa, it nature, 149.

Hall, its mint and salt-works, with the method of propagating them,

357, 358.
Happiness, an emblem of it on a medal, 47.
Heliogabalus, a medal of his explained, 24.
Henry the Eighth of England, his letter to Anne of Boleyn, 291, 292,
Hesiod, a character of his writings, 450, &c.
Holland, why it makes a better figure than its neighbours, 388.
Homer, his apotheosis, 282.
Honour joined on a medal with Victory, 24, 25.
Hope described on a medal, 29, &c.

January, Hesiod's description of that month, 451.
Januarius, (St.) the liquefaction of bis blood a bungling trick, its ori.

gin, 224.
Jensano, the palace there, 296.
Jesuits, their particular compliment to the queen of the Romans, in a

comedy designed for her entertainment, 355.
Inn river, 358
Innocent XI. (Pope) his coin to represent the danger of the church,

Inspruck, its public buildings, 359, &c.
Inscription on medals examined, 209, &c.
John, (St.) the beloved disciple, an account of him, 423, &c.
Joseph of Aramathea, his character, 418.
Irenæus, an account, of him, 424.
Ischia, by the ancients called Inarime, some account of it, 255.
Italians, the usual furniture of their libraries, 161. Their manners

compared to the French, 164. Reasons of the aversion of the com-
mon people to the French, 166. Their extravagant tomb-stones,
171. The difference betwixt their poetical and prose language, 186.
A great help to their modern poetry, 167. A great custom among

them of crowning the virgin, 197.
Italy described by a medal, 88, 89,-
Italy divided into many principalities, as more natural to its situation,

164. Its present desolation and comparison with its ancient inha-
bitants, 218. Its rivers described by Silius Italicus, 215,

Judea described on several old coins, 93, &c.
Juno Sispita, or Sospita, how represented, and Tully's description of

this goddess, 312.
Jura mount, 325.
Justina, (St.) her church one of the finest in Italy, 178.


Luffetien castle, 359.

Labarum, a military ensign of the Romans, described, 66.
Lago di Como, formerly Larius, 168. Described by Claudian, 169.

Di Guarda, or Benacus, described by Virgil, 168.
Lacoon and his two sons, figure of them, 312.
Lapis Vituperii, what, and how applied, 178.
Lares, resembled by a German to a jug-bottle, 274.
Larva of the Roman actors, what, 274, 275.
Lausanne, a peculiar privilege belonging to one street in this town,

Lawyers, their great numbers and constant employment among the

Neapolitans, 229.
Legend on medals examined, 109, &c.
Leghorn, a free port, and the great resort of other nations to it, 302,

303. The advantages the great duke receives from it, 302.
Leman lake described, with the towns on it, 324, &c.
Levant trade, on what its prosperity depends, 363.
Lewis XIV. the reason of his many expensive projects, 370.
Liberty, description of it on a medal, 45, &c.
Lindaw, 353.
Liris, or the Garigliano described, 222.
Loretto, its prodigious riches, and why never attacked by the Chris.

tians or Turks, 205, 206. A description of the holy house,

Lorain, Duke of, killed at the battle of Pavia, his interment there,

and inscription on his tomb, 155.
Lucan, his prophecy of the Latian towns, 298.
Lucca, the industry of its inhabitants, 306. Under the king of

Spain's protection, ibid. Was in danger of ruin, ibid. The great
contempt the inhabitants have of the Florentines, and why the lat-

ter never attacked them, 307. The form of its government, 304,
Lucius Verus, a medal on his victory over the Parthians, 69, 70.
Lucrine lake, 234.
Ludlow, Edmund, his retirement and epitaph, 329, 3300,

Marcus Aurelius, explanation of three of his coins, 72 to 77.
Marcus Aurelius's letter, a remark upon it, 433.
Marino (St.) its situation, extent, founder, and original, 199, 200.-

Its antiquity, and form of government, 201.

Martial censured on the memory of Domitian, 70.
Martyrdom, why considered as a standing miracle, 433, &c.
Martyrs, what the primitive Christians thought of them, 434. Their

miraculous support proved from the nature of their sufferings, 435. Mary Magdalen, the deserts rendered famous by her penance, de

scribed by Claudian, 147. Matthew (St.) his gospel, a supposition how it came into India, 429. Mauritania described on a medal, 85, &c. Maximilian, the first founder of the Austrian greatness, 356. Medalions described, 105. Medals, ancient, dialogues on their usefulness, 3. Medals, Roman, illustrated by the Latin poets, 80. Medals, a parallel between the ancient and modern ones, 102. Why

the ancients made them of brass or copper, 103. When they passed as current coin, 104. Their mottos or inscriptions enquired into, 109, &c. Account of French ones, 115. Medallic history of the popes, 117. Pope's verses on the treatise of medals, 1. Medallists, who are the most skilful in the world, 283. Usefulness

of the medallic science, 284. Medicis family, account of it, 315. Meldingen, a little republic in Switzerland, the model of its govern

ment and the business of its councils of states, 339, Meleager, his statue and story, 269. Mercator, his character, 397. Mercury's rod, or Caduceus, described on a medal, 56, &c. Mevania furnished all Italy with herds for their sacrifices, 207. Milan described by Ausonius, 167. Its great church, 157, 159. Re

lics and great riches in it, 159, 160. The citadel, and situation of its state, 163, 164. Affectation of the French dress and carriage in

the court, 164. Military fury shut up in the temple of Janus, 68. Mincio river, described by Virgil and Claudian, 168, 169. Miracles of our Saviour, how represented by Celsus, 409. The cre

dibility of those confirming Christianity, 418. Misena, its cape and set of galleries described, 254. Modena, extent of its dominions and condition of its inhabitants, 318,

319. Monaco, its harbour described by Lucan, 149. Monte Circejo, why supposed by Homer to have been an island, 259.

Æneas's passage near it described by Virgil, 259, 260. Montefiascone, 299. Monte Novo, how formed, 240. Morge, its artificial port, 331. Morpheus, why represented under the figure of a boy, 311. In what

manner addressed to by Statius, ibid. Mosaic work much improved, 296.

N. Naples, 2:24. Its many superstitions, ibid. Its delightful bay, 225. Described by Silius Italicus, &c. 231, 232. Its pleasant situation, Vol. V.


227. Litigious temper of the inhabitants, 223. Different from
what it was in Statius's time, ibid. The great alteration of the ad-
jacent parts from what they were formerly, 234. The natural cu-
riosities about it, 232, &c. Policy of the Spaniards when they go-
verned it, 230. Severity of the taxes there, ibid.

Why called
Parthenope, 201.
Narni, why so called, 211, 212.
Naval force, its dependence on commerce, 369.
Neapolitans, addicted to pleasure, and why, 231.
Nemæan games, what was the reward of the victor, 91.
Nemisis of the good and the wicked, 262.
Nemi, why so called, 296.
Nero, explanation of his medal on his marriage with Octavia, 62, &c.
Nettuno, for what remarkable, 260.
Neufchattel, dispute about the succession to it, 350.
Nile, why its statues are black, 312.
Nisida island, 254.
Nyon, supposed to have been the Colonia Equestris of Julius Cæsar,


Oaken garland on old medals explained, 53, &c. When distributed as

a reward, 54.
Oericulum, its ruins, 212.
Olives, abundance of them in Spain, 87.
Origen, his character, 424, 425. His observation on our Saviour's

prediction of the fate of Jerusalem and his disciples, 436 to 441.--

On the reformation of the Pagans, 442.
Ostia described by a medal, and Juvenal, 263.
Otho, two medals of his, 319.

Padua, its university and cloth manufacture, 178. The original of

Padua from Virgil, 179.
Pagans, how they came to be informed and convinced of the truth of

our Saviour's history, 415, 420, &c. The names of several of their
philosophers who were Christian converts, 416, &c. Motives of

their conversion to Christianity, 418, &c.
Palæstrina described, 296.
Palm-tree, why represented on coins relating to Judea, 35.
Parker, an English ecclesiastic, his epitaph on his tomb in Pavia, 156.
Parma, its famous theatre and gallery, the extent of its dominions and

condition of its inhabitants, 318.
Parsley, a garland of it the reward of the victor in the Nemæan

games, 91.
Parthia described on a medal, and by the poets, 96.
Parthians, a medal on Lucius Verus's victory over them, 63, 70.
Panl the hermit, some account of him, 425.
Pavia its description, 155. Why called Ticinum by the ancients, 156.
Pausilypo's grotto, 232. The beautiful prospect of its mount, 254.

Peace described on a medal, 26, 56.
Pendentisque Dei, in Juvenal, explained, 270.
Persius a better poet than Lucan, 99, 101.
Persona. See Larva.
Pertinax, two medals of his, 319.
Pesaro town, 204.
Pescennius Niger, his medal, 313.
Peter's (St.) church at Rome described; the reason of its double dome,

and its beautiful architecture, 216.
Phaëton's sisters, the poets blamed for turning them into poplars; 320.
Phenix described on a medal, 36 to 39.
Philip II. a gold medal of his weighing, 221b. 103. A medal of his

on Charles V. resigning the crown to him, 111.
Pietists, a new sect in Switzerland, 351.
Piety described on a medal, 34.
Pillars of Trajan and Antoninus the noblest in the world, 288.
Pisa, a large but not populous city, 305.
Pisatello. See Rubicon.
Pisauro, doge of Venice, his eulogium, 183.
Plane-tree, Cicero's observation on it, 101.

Po, described by Lucan, 192. Scaliger's critique upon it, 193. De-

scribed by Claudian, 321.
Polycarp, an account of him, 424.
Pope, his territories very desoļate, and the inhabitants poor, and why,

218, &c.
Pope (Alexander, Esq.) his verses on the treatise of medals, 1.

character of Mr. Secretary Craggs, 2.
Popes, their medallic history, 117.
Præneste. See Palæstrina.
Procita island, 225, 256.
Prussia, King of, a heavy gold medal in his collection, 104.
Putuoli, its remains near Naples, 234. Its mole mistaken for Caligu-

la's bridge, with the confutation of that error, ibid.

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Rabbits, the multitude of them in Spain, 86. Raillery avoided by the

old Romans on their coins, 107, 108.
Radicofani castle, 300.
Ravenna, its ancient situation according to Martial and Silius Italicus,

with the description of the city and adjacent parts, 194. Įts great

scarcity of fresh water, 215.
Regillus lake, 295.
Remo (St.) a Genoese town described, 148.
Rhone, some account of that river, 329.
Ricca, La, 297.
Rimini, its antiquities, 198.
Ripaille, a convent there, 326.
Roman Cæsars, the character ascribed to them on medals, 107.
Ron:ans (old) their habit, 59.

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