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Wikisource has original works written by or about: Wikimedia Commons has media related to Austen Henry Layard. Memoirs of Sir Henry A. Selected pages Page Whose kingdom shall have no end.

Views Read Edit View history. From drawings made on the spot during a second expedition to Assyria.

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 Retrieved from ” https: The Lord Stanley of Alderley. To illustrate the antiquities described in adn work he published a large folio volume of The Monuments of Nineveh.

He remwins contested York inbut was elected for Southwark inand from to was Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs in the successive administrations of Lord Palmerston and Lord John Russell. Layard was born in Paris, Franceto a family of Huguenot descent. He is credited with discovering the Library of Ashurbanipal during this period. Account Options Sign in.

Nineveh and Its Remains

From Drawings Made on the Spot This page was last edited on 14 Octoberat Sir Austen Henry Layard Full view – layadr Excavations on a large Scale undertaken by the British Museum. Page – Sabacans, is an abomination ; and never to be worn in dress, or to be used in their houses. Nineveh and Its RemainsVolume 1. After a post mortem autopsy his remains were cremated at the Woking Crematorium in Surrey.

Page 28 – Wallah! Page – I am Raphael, one of the seven holy angels, which present the prayers of the saints, and which go in and out before the glory of the Holy One.


He was present in the Crimea re,ains the warand was a member of the committee appointed to inquire into the conduct of the expedition.

Their Kubleh, or the place to which they look whilst performing their holy ceremonies, is that part of the heavens in which the sun rises, and towards it they turn the faces of their dead Page 68 – I used to contemplate for hours these mysterious emblems, and muse over their intent and history.

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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. Edgar Leopold Layard the ita was his brother. 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 nieveh pictures. First Commissioner of Works — Member of Parliament for Southwark — With: His mother, Marianne, daughter nineveu Nathaniel Austen, banker, of Ramsgatewas of partial Spanish descent.

They could find no better type of intellect and knowledge than the head of the man ; of strength, than the The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church.

After spending a few months in England, and receiving the degree of D. The Marquess of Salisbury. Layard was an important member of the Arundel Society[4] and in he was appointed a trustee of the British Museum.

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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.

The matter will come to the ears of the Pasha. An abbreviation of this work, which as a book of travel is even more delightful than its predecessors, was published inihs after the nineveg death, with a brief introductory notice by Lord Aberdare.

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Their marriage was happy but childless.

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Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Second series, 71 plates, A Second Series [. He is best known as the excavator of Nimrud and of Ninevehwhere he uncovered a large proportion of the Assyrian palace reliefs known, and in the library of Ashurbanipal. And he shall come again with glory to judge both the quick and the dead: In the 19th cent.

On the shoulders fell the usual curled and bushy hair of the Assyrian images, and a comb of feathers rose on the top of the head. After spending nearly six years in the office of his uncle, Benjamin Austen, he was tempted to leave England for Sri Lanka Ceylon by the prospect of obtaining an appointment in the Civil Service, and he started in with the intention of making an overland journey across Asia.

Two wings rrmains from the back, and in either hand was the square vessel and fir-cone. There he took up residence in the sixteenth-century palazzo on the grand canal named Ca Cappellojust behind Campo San Poloand which he had commissioned historian Rawdon Brownanother andd British resident of Venice, to purchase for him in By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Page 12 – However, it was evident that the monument appertained to a very ancient and very civilised people, and it was natural layarx its position to refer it to the inhabitants of Nineveh, a city which, although it could not have occupied a site so distant from the Tigris, must have been in the vicinity of the place.