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Member of Parliament for Southwark — With: 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.
Wikisource has original works written by or about: After being defeated at Aylesbury inhe visited India to investigate the causes of the Indian Mutiny. Their marriage was happy but childless. After wandering for many months, chiefly in Persia, with Bakhtiari people and having abandoned his intention of proceeding to Ceylon, he returned in to Constantinoplewhere he made the acquaintance of Sir Stratford Canningthe British Ambassador, who employed him in various unofficial diplomatic missions in European Turkey.
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 – 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.
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Nineveh and Its Remains
Page – And the third day he rose again according to the Scriptures, And ascended into heaven, And sitteth on the right hand andd the Father. Layard resigned from office inon being sent as envoy extraordinary to Madrid. Views Read Edit View history. From drawings made on the spot during a second expedition to Assyria. 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.
His record of this expedition, Discoveries in the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon which was illustrated by another folio volume, called Layrd Second Series of the Monuments of Ninevehwas published in Layard retired to Venice.
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Layard remained in the neighbourhood of Mosul, carrying on excavations at Latard and Nimrudand investigating the condition of various peoples, until ; and, returning to England inpublished Nineveh and Its Remains 2 vols. Retrieved 8 March Wigram, a member of the Abp.
Layard also from time to time contributed papers to various learned societies, including the Huguenot Society, of which he was first president. On 9 March at St. 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 To illustrate the antiquities described in this work he published a large folio volume of The Monuments of Nineveh.
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Edgar Leopold Layard the ornithologist was his brother. The Earl of Dufferin. 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.
He unsuccessfully 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 Llayard Russell. Nineveh and Its Remains, 2: Inencouraged and assisted by Canning, Layard left Constantinople to make those explorations among the ruins of Assyria with which his name is chiefly associated.
After a post mortem autopsy his remains were cremated at the Woking Crematorium in Surrey. The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church. Murray- Assyria.
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Layard now turned to politics. Sir Austen Henry Layard. He was present in the Niheveh during the warand was a member of the committee appointed to inquire into the conduct of the expedition. 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.
Retrieved from ” https: 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. Whose kingdom shall have no end. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Only don’t layqrd any thing about it to those Arabs, for they are asses and cannot hold their tongues.
Page 28 – Wallah! Member of Parliament for Aylesbury — With: Sir Austen Henry Layard Full view – From Drawings Made on the Spot This page was last edited on 14 Octoberat After spending nearly six years in the office of his uncle, Benjamin Austen, he was remians to leave England for Sri Lanka Ceylon by the prospect of obtaining an appointment in the Civil Rremains, and he started in with it intention of making an overland journey across Asia.
What more sublime images could have been borrowed from nature, by men who sought, unaided by the light of revealed religion, to embody their conception of the wisdom, power, and ubiquity of a Supreme Being? After spending a few months in England, and receiving the degree of D. Page 12 – However, it was evident that the monument appertained to layarc very ancient and very civilised people, and it was natural from 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.