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A short description of the Thermae Romano-Britannicae, or the Roman baths found in Italy, Britain, France, Switzerland, &c. &c. : with some notices of the mosaics and paintings which formed a part of their decorations, especially of the Thermae of Titus and Constantine
- Wollaston, Robert, -1865.
The scriptural history of the earth and of mankind, compared with the cosmogonies, chronologies, and original traditions of ancient nations; an abstract and review of several modern systems; with an attempt to explain philosophically, the Mosaical account of the creation and deluge and to deduce from this last event the causes of the actual structure of the earth, in a series of letters
- Howard, Philip, -1810.
Antelope Altar, Walpi. The alter in the Antelope Kiva is a mosaic of sand, ceremonially made, in brown, red, white, yellow, green and black. The zigzag lines typifying lightening which brings rain. Around it stand clan emblems, fetishes, priests' jugs and bahos, or paryer-sticks made of two sticks tied together with a bundle of feathers; also bowls of sacred cornmeal and rattles.
A miscellaneous metaphysical essay : or an hypothesis concerning the formation and generation of spiritual and material beings ... to which is added, some thoughts upon creation in general, upon pre-existence, the cabalistic account of the Mosaic creation, the formation of Adam, and fall of mankind ; and upon the nature of Noah's deluge. As also upon the dormant state of the soul, from the creation to our birth, and from our death to the resurrection ...
- Casway, R.
A treatise on the Deluge. Containing: I. Remarks on the Lord Bishop of Clogher's account. Of that event. II. A full explanation of the scripture history of it. III. A collection of all. The principal heathen accounts. IV. Natural proofs of the Deluge. Deduced from a great variety of circumstances, on and in the terraqueous globe. And, under the foregoing general articles, the following particulars will be occasionally discussed and proved, viz. The time when, and the manner how America wa first peopled.--The Mosaic account of the deluge written by inspiration.--the certainty of an abyss of water within the earth.--The reality of an inner globe or central nucleus.--The cause of the subterranean vapour, and of earthquakes.--The origin of springs, lakes, &c.--The formation of mountains, hills, dales, vallies, &c.--The means by which the bed of the ocean was formed.--The cause of caverns or natural grottos; with a description of the most remarkable, especially those in England.--Also an ex
- Catcott, Alexander, 1725-1779.