Wales. The romantic Tintern Abbey situated amid scenery of the most charming and attractive nature.
Tivoli, the ancient Tibur, whose charms are celebrated by Horace, Ovid, and Catullus, is of Grecian origin, and was, probably, of no little celebrity five hundred years before the foundation of Rome.
The Roman Pantheon, a temple for all the gods, is one of the most perfect examples of ancient architecture in its magnificent simplicity.
The Rath-Haus, or town-hall, at Cologne, is interesting, not merely from the singularity of its style, but from its connexion with the traditionary history of this ancient city.
The Monument of Philopappus is an ancient Greek mausoleum dedicated to Gaius Julius Antiochus Epiphanes Philopappus (65-116 AD), a prince of the kingdom of Commagene, Anatolia.
Marginal paintings. Paintings in St. Sophia. Mosaics from Palermo. Enameled border. Paintings at Constantinople.
The Schönburg castle ruins on the Rhine, near Oberwesel. The 12th century hilltop castle was destroyed by the French during the War of the Grand Alliance (The Nine Years’ War… Read More
Tivoli, the ancient Tibur, is eighteen miles to the east from Rome, romantic in its waters, its hills, its herbage, or its ruins.
The sites of the numerous villas which once overhung every point of the romantic dells of Tivoli must be in great measure imaginary
St. Elmo. From this spot the forked top of Vesuvius is perhaps more intelligible than upon a nearer inspection.