Sur les affaires des Pays Bas (Brussels, 1851-1852); L.
Cuneiform inscriptions and bas-reliefs have been found at the sources of both the western and eastern Tigris, as well as at various points on the cliffs along the upper course of both branches.
Synods were held in 1718, 1723, 1726 and 1727; and in a remote spot in Bas Languedoc in 1 744 a national synod assembled - the first since 1660 - which consisted of representatives from every province formerly Protestant.
Its most important feature is a large stucco bas-relief, occupying a central position on the back wall of the sanctuary.
Sur les affaires des Pays-Bas (5 vols., 1848-1879); Correspondance de Guillaume le taciturne (6 vols., 1847-1857); G.
C. Kervyn de Lettenhove, Relations politiques des Pays-Bas et de l'Angleterre sous le regne de Philippe II.
Mendota, Commentaires memorables des guerres de Flandres et Pays-Bas, avec une sommaire description des Pays-Bas 1567-1577 (1591); F.
Juste, Histoire de la revolution des Pays-Bas sous Philippe II., 1 5551 577 (4 vols., 1855-1867); W.
The bronze doors, adorned with bas-reliefs, are good; they may belong to the beginning of the 13th century.
And Foreign; Foxe's Acts and Monuments; Strype's Memorials of Cranmer (1694); Anecdotes and Character of Archbishop Cranmer, by Ralph Morice, and two contemporary biographies (Camden Society's publications); Remains of Thomas Cranmer, by Jenkyns (1833); Lives of Cranmer, by Gilpin (1784), Todd (1831), Le Bas, in Hook's Lives of the Archbishops of Canterbury, vols.
Inscriptions: Le Bas-Foucart, Voyage archeologique, ii.
Schayes, La Belgique et les Pays-Bas avant et pendant la domination romaine (2nd ed., Brussels, 1877); H.
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Rimmer); and a magnificent bronze bas-relief (1897) by Augustus St Gaudens commemorating the departure from Boston of Colonel Robert G.
Both pillars and cross-bars were elaborately carved in bas-relief, and most of them bore inscriptions giving either the name of the donor, or the subject of the bas-relief, or both.
By the forms of the letters of the inscriptions, and by the architectural details, the age of the monument has been approximately fixed in the 3rd century B.C. The bas-reliefs give us invaluable evidence of the literature, and also of the clothing, buildings and other details of the social conditions of the peoples of Buddhist India at that period.
There is a small shrine at the spot, containing a bas-relief representing the birth of the Buddha.
But the Buddha is now forgotten there, and the bas relief is reverenced only for the figure of the mother, who has been turned into a tutelary deity of the place.
(From Dennis.) part of a pillar, which once supported a baldachino over the altar, still preserves the name Acilleus, and beneath it a bas-relief of the martyr, with his hands bound, receiving his death-blow from the executioner.
These are, as a rule, quite unadorned, a few only being decorated with rude bas-reliefs of animals, plants, weapons, the crescent and star, or, very rarely, the cross.
Jottsand, Guillaume d'Orange avant son avenement au trone des Pays-Bas; E.
Juste, Le Soulevement de la Hollande en 1813 et la fondation du ro y aume des Pays-Bas (Brussels, 1870); and P. Blok, Geschiedenis der Nederlandsche Volk, vols.
The rock bas-reliefs and other monuments showing native divinities are rare, and give only very summary representations.
The monuments comprise the remains of nearly a score of temples and about 400 statues and bas reliefs.
Inscriptions: Le Bas-Foucart, Voyage archeologique: Inscriptions, Nos.
Once a gentleman, whose name I have forgotten, sent me a collection of fossils--tiny mollusk shells beautifully marked, and bits of sandstone with the print of birds' claws, and a lovely fern in bas-relief.
Anything shallower than a half-inch bas-relief is a blank to her, so far as it expresses an idea of beauty.
When she felt a bas-relief of dancing girls she asked, "Where are the singers?"