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according afterwards agger ancient appears Appia aqueduct Arch Augustus Aurelian authors Aventine bank belong blocks brick bridge building built Cæsar called Capitol carried century character church Circus Claudius cliff close columns concrete considered construction continued corner destroyed doubt early east eastern Emperor Empire evidently excavations existing faced feet foot formed fortifications fortress Forum foss foundations gate given gives Greek hill Hist inscription Italy Kings later lower marble mentioned natural Nero original outer palace Palatine passage passed period PHOTOGRAPHS Porta Porta Carmentalis present prison probably rebuilt remains river road rock Roman Rome Romulus round says seems seen Servius Servius Tullius shew side square stands stone street taken Temple third Tiber tomb towers traced tufa upper usually visible wall whole
Pagina 7 - When thou shalt besiege a city a long time, in making war against it to take it, thou shalt not destroy the trees thereof by forcing an axe against them: for thou mayest eat of them, and thou shalt not cut them down (for the tree of the field is man's life) to employ them in the siege...
Pagina iii - And we took all his cities at that time, there was not a city which we took not from them, three-score cities, all the region of Argob, the kingdom of Og in Bashan. 5 All these cities were fenced with high walls, gates, and bars; beside unwalled towns a great many.
Pagina 198 - And the porch before the temple of the house, twenty cubits was the length thereof, according to the breadth of the house ; and ten cubits was the breadth thereof before the house.
Pagina iv - For they came up with their cattle and their tents, and they came as grasshoppers for multitude ; for both they and their camels were without number : and they entered into the land to destroy it.
Pagina iv - For we will not inherit with them on yonder side Jordan, or forward; because our inheritance is fallen to us on this side Jordan eastward.
Pagina 198 - And he sent them to Lebanon, ten thousand a month by courses : a month they were in Lebanon, and two months at home : and Adoniram was over the levy. 15 And Solomon had threescore and ten thousand that bare burdens, and fourscore thousand hewers in the mountains...
Pagina 48 - ... and set the towers thereof upon the gates of it, an hundred cubits high, and the breadth thereof in the foundation threescore cubits: and he made the gates thereof, even gates that were raised to the height of seventy cubits, and the breadth of them was forty cubits, for the going forth of his mighty armies, and for the setting in array of his footmen...
Pagina 5 - Walls of the Kings on the Hills of Rome, and similar Walls in other Ancient Cities of Italy, for Comparison. 24 Photographs. II. 14s. Walls and Gates of Rome, of the Time of the Empire and of the Popes. 20 Photographs. II. 10«.
Pagina 198 - And Solomon had threescore and ten thousand that bare burdens, and fourscore thousand hewers in the mountains ; 16 Beside the chief of Solomon's officers which were over the work, three thousand and three hundred, which ruled over the people that wrought in the work. 17 And the king commanded, and they brought great stones, costly stones, and hewed stones, to lay the foundation of the house.
Pagina 108 - ... he took care of the temple that it should not fall, and fortified the city against besieging: how was he honoured in the midst of the people in his coming out of the sanctuary! He was as the morning star in the midst of a cloud, and as the moon at the full: as the sun shining upon the temple of the most High, and as the rainbow giving light in the bright clouds...