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Appenine mountains described by the Latin poets, 213 to 216,
Appian way, 221, 314.
Aquapendente, its fine situation, 300.
Aqueducts, Roman, 295.
Aquila, his character, 412.
Arabia represented on a medal, and described by the poets, 98, 99.
Ariosto, his monument in the Benedictine church at Ferrara, 194.
Aristides, his character, 415.
Arthur, Prince, his statue at Inspruck, 356.
Asti, the frontier town of Savoy, 320.
Augustus, explanation of a medal stamped to his memory, 77, 79.
Another of his medals, 53.
Aurelius, Marcus, his medal, 251. Abundance of his statues at Rome,
Avernus lake, 234, 240, 245.
Bacca lake, 299.
Baiac," the winter retreat of the old Romans, 237.
Barber of Milan, his conspiracy to poison his fellow citizens, 162.
Barns in Switzerland, their particular make, 335.
Bartholomew (St.) his famous statue in the great church at Milan, 158.
Bear baiting, Claudian's description of it, 170.
Bear, held in mighty veneration at St. Gall, 344.
Benacus, described by Virgil, 168.
Bern, its public walks and arsenal, 335. The riches of its canton, 338.
Bolonia, for what famous, 317, &c.
Bolsena, lake and town, 299.
Brass, ancient and modern, distinguished by the taste, 102.
Brescia, why more favoured by the Venetians than any other of their
dominions; and its iron works, 168.
Britain compared with France, 387.
Britannia, description of her by a medal, go.
Brutus, a medal of his, 318,
Ceres, more statues of her at Rome than of any other of their
Charles Borromeo, (St.) his subterraneous chapel in Milan, with an
account of him, and a comparison of him to the ordinary saints in
the church of Rome, 158.
Charles V. a medal on his resigning the crown to Philip I. 112, .
Chastity described on a medal, 33 to 35.
Christ, the testimonies of him in Pagan authors, 404 to 417.
Christianity, a character of the time when it took its rise, 417. And
of the first converts to it, ibid.
Christian religion, a treatise of it, 403, &c.
Chronogrammatists, German, ridiculed, 113.-
Church, danger of it represented on a Pope's coin, 117.
Cimmerians, where placed by Homer, 258.
Civita Vecchia, its unwholesome air, 305.
Claudius, a medal of his explained, 57.
Clitumnus, the quality of its waters, 207.
Coin, old, licked by an antiquary to find out its age, 102.
Coins of the old Romans compared to Gazettes, 104.
Coins, ancient and modern, the different workmanship in each, 117.
Coins, ancient, the collections of them very deficient, 284.
Colonna Infame, a pillar at Milan, 163.
Commodus, explanation of one of his medals, 64 to 66.
Concord, described on a medal, 25.
Constance lake, 353.
Constantine, Emperor, the sign that appeared to him in the heavens,
66. A coin of his explained, 45.
Constantine, his medals and triumphal arch, 290.
Cornu-copia explained, 25, 55, 65.
Corona radialis described, 313.
Corona radiata, on medals, why it represented the sun, 78.
Craggs, (Mr.) Secretary, his character by Mr. Pope, 2.
Cremera river, 299.
Cumæ, very much changed from what it was, 256.
Cussinus, an Englishman, was promised to the Duke of Austria's sister
in marriage, 337
Daci, a medal on Trajan's victory over them, 67.
Domitian, Martial, censured for reflecting on his memory, 70, 71,
Dunkirk, the motto of a medal on that town censured, 116.
Echo, at Milan, a very surprising one, 164.
Egypt, described by a medal, 84, 85. Its fertility, 84. Its sistrum,
ibid. Its idolatry, 85.
English courted by the pope to settle at Ciyita Vecchia, 304. Pictures
of the English rebels at Friburg, 324.
Equity described on a medal, 35.
Escargatoire, the use of it, 334.
Eternity described on a medal, 36.
European states, weighed in Boccalini's balance, 369.
Evangelists, when they wrote,
Fact (Goodman) his character, 393, 394. His charge against Count
Fano, from whence so called, 203.
Ferrara, thinly inhabited, and the town described, 194.
Festivals instituted by the apostles, 428.
Fidelity described on a medal, 28, 29, 57.
Florence, its public buildings and famous gallery, 309. And rarities,
309, 310. Its statues, 310, 314. The great duke's care to prevent
Civita Vecchia from being made a free port, 304. Incensed against
the Lucquese, and why, 306.
Foligni town, 207.
Fortune, translation of Horace's ode to her, 32.
France described by a medal, 87, 88.
France, reasons for the enmity of that nation to Britain, 365. The
danger from her union with Spain, 367, &c. The means to effect
their separation, 373, &c. A calculation of her inhabitants, 375,387.
The state of that kingdom compared with Great Britain, 387, &c.
French medals, an account of them, 115, 116.
Frescati, its fine walks and water-works, 295.
Fribourg described, with its hermitage, 334, 335.
Fruitfulness, emblem of it on a medal, 61, 62.
Galbinus lake, 295.
Galba, a.coin of his explained, 24, 25.
Gall, (St.) Abbot of, the extent of his territories, and manner of his
election, 340, 341. Riches of the inhabitants, and their quarrel
with the abbot, 341, 342. The abbey and their arms, 343. Their
manufactures, 341. Pension from France, 344.
Gall (St.) the great apostle of Germany, some account of him, 344.
Gallienus, a medal of his, 252.
Garigliano described, 222.
Gaurus mountain, 234.
Generals of the confederate forces in the late war, their character, 377.
Geneva, its situation, 325. Under the emperor's displeasure, and
why, 333. Esteemed the court of the Alps, 347. Its lake, 326,
332. Arsenal, 336.
Genoa, its description, 150. Its bank no burden to the Genoese, 152,
153. Why incapable of being made a free-port, 309. Its gulph, 149.
Genoese, their manners described, and their character by the modern
Italian and Latin poets, 150. Their indiscretion, and why they
were obliged lately to be in the French interest; their feet, and its
service, 153, 154. Their doge claims a crown and sceptre from
their conquest of Corsica, 154. An advantage arising to them from
it, and a different maxim observed by the ancient Romans, ibida
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,
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 his blood a bungling trick, its ori-
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, 187. 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.
Labarum, a military ensign of the Romans, described, 66.
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
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, 368.
Lewis XIV. the reason of his many expensive projects, 370.
Liberty, description of it on a medal, 45, &c.
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.
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, 330,',
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.