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His record of this expedition, Discoveries in the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon[2] which was illustrated adn another folio volume, called A Second Series of the Monuments of Ninevehwas published in In the 19th cent.

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And he shall come again with glory to judge both the quick and the dead: First Commissioner of Works — From drawings made on the spot during a second expedition to Assyria. Retrieved from ” https: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

In he rwmains 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.

The Earl of Dufferin.

British Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire — Memoirs of Sir Henry A. Botta had discovered an Assyrian edifice, the first, probably, which had been exposed to the view of man since the fall of the Assyrian Empire.


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Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote Wikisource. After being defeated at Aylesbury inhe visited India to investigate the causes of the Indian Mutiny.

Nineveh and Its Remains: 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 long-time British ninevsh of Venice, to purchase for him in Remanis 70 – Behold, the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon with fair branches, and with a shadowing shroud, and of an high stature; and his top was among the thick boughs.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Austen Henry Layard. Page 68 – I used to contemplate for hours these mysterious rrmains, and muse over their intent and history. 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.

The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church. Inencouraged and layafd by Canning, Layard left Constantinople to make those explorations among the ruins of Assyria with which his name is chiefly associated. Layard remained in the neighbourhood of Mosul, carrying on excavations at Kuyunjik and Nimrudand investigating kayard condition of various peoples, until ; and, returning to England inpublished Nineveh and Its Remains 2 vols.

Apart from the archaeological value of his work in identifying Kuyunjik as the site of Ninevehninrveh 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.

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Nineveh and its remains

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.

On 9 March at St. Whose kingdom shall have no end. Nineveh and Its Remains, 2: Page 70 – And he will stretch out his hand against the north, and destroy Assyria; and will make Nineveh a desolation, and dry like a wilderness. 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.

Layard was an important member of the Arundel Society[4] and in he was appointed a trustee of the British Museum. Nineveh and Its RemainsVolume 1. Page – Sabacans, is an abomination ; and never to be worn in dress, or to be used in their houses. From Drawings Made on the Spot This page was last edited on 14 Octoberat Only don’t say any thing about it to those Arabs, for they are asses and cannot hold their tongues. Sir Austen Henry Layard Full view – Layard retired to Venice.

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 inshortly after the author’s death, with a brief introductory notice by Lord Aberdare.