Page 70 – All the fowls of heaven made their nests in his boughs, and under his branches did all the beasts of the field bring forth their young, and under his. Look Inside Nineveh and its Remains. I want this title to be available as an eBook Author: Austen Henry Layard. Date Published: October ; availability. Cambridge Core – Middle East Studies – Nineveh and its Remains – by Austen Henry Layard.

Author: Vudojas Fedal
Country: India
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Technology
Published (Last): 4 March 2004
Pages: 172
PDF File Size: 14.1 Mb
ePub File Size: 17.90 Mb
ISBN: 940-2-74849-358-4
Downloads: 57307
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Malajind

During these expeditions, often in circumstances of great difficulty, Layard despatched to England the splendid specimens which now form the greater part of the collection of Assyrian antiquities in the British Museum.

Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs — First Commissioner of Works — They could find no better type of intellect and knowledge than the head of the man ; of strength, than the And he shall come again with glory to judge both the quick and the dead: Inencouraged and assisted by Canning, Layard left Constantinople to make those explorations among the ajd of Assyria with which his name is chiefly associated.

Catalog Record: Nineveh and its remains : with an account of | Hathi Trust Digital Library

llayard Account Options Sign in. From Drawings Made on the Spot In he refused from Lord Palmerston an office not connected with foreign affairs, was elected lord rector of Aberdeen Universityand on 15 June moved a resolution in the House of Commons defeated by a large majority declaring that in public appointments merit had been sacrificed to private influence and an adherence to routine.

Page – Sabacans, is an abomination ; and never to be worn in dress, or to be used in their aand. Excavations on a large Scale undertaken by the British Museum. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Austen Henry Layard. With an Account of a Visit to the He is best known as the excavator of Nimrud and of Ninevehwhere he rfmains a large proportion of the Assyrian palace reliefs known, and in the library of Ashurbanipal. Popular passages Page 70 – All the fowls of heaven made their nests in his boughs, and under his branches did all the beasts of the field bring forth their young, and under his shadow dwelt all great nations.


The matter will come to the ears of the Pasha. In he published, from notes taken at the time, a record of his first journey to the East, entitled Early Adventures in Persia, Susiana and Babylonia.

Much of Layard’s boyhood was spent in Italy, where he received part of his schooling, and acquired a taste for the fine arts and a love of travel; but he was at school also in England, France and Switzerland.

Austen Henry Layard (Layard, Austen Henry, ) | The Online Books Page

Elected as a Liberal member for AylesburyBuckinghamshire inhe was for a few weeks Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairsbut afterwards freely criticised the government, especially in connection with army administration. Page – And the third day he rose again according to the Scriptures, And ascended into heaven, And sitteth on the right hand of the Father. Second series, 71 plates, A Second Series [. Other editions – View all Nineveh and Its Remains: What more noble forms could have ushered the p 3 people into the temple of their gods?

Sir Austen Henry Layard Full view – Botta had discovered an Assyrian edifice, nieveh first, probably, which had been exposed to the view of man since the fall of the Assyrian Empire.


Nineveh and Its Remains

Edgar Leopold Layard the ornithologist was his brother. To illustrate the antiquities described in this work he published a large folio volume of The Monuments of Nineveh.

Nineveh and Its Remains: He wrote also an introduction to Constance Jocelyn Ffoulkes ‘s translation of Morelli’s Italian Painters —and edited that part of Murray’s Handbook of Rome which deals with pictures.

This page was last edited on 14 Octoberat Memoirs of Sir Henry A. Layard also from time to time contributed papers to various learned societies, including the Huguenot Society, of which he was first president. On this subject he was a disciple of his friend Giovanni Morelliwhose views he embodied in his revision of Franz Kugler ‘s Handbook of Painting, Italian Schools Wikisource has original works written by or about: Apart from the archaeological value of his work in identifying Kuyunjik as the site of Ninevehand in providing a great mass of materials for scholars to work upon, these two books of Layard were among the best written books of travel in the English language.

Member of Parliament for Southwark — With: Rector of Marischal Tis, Aberdeen — His mother, Marianne, daughter of Nathaniel Austen, banker, of Ramsgatewas of partial Spanish descent. Layard now turned to politics. Page 28 – Wallah! Member of Parliament for Aylesbury — With: Two wings sprang from the back, and in either hand was the square vessel and fir-cone.