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Pilgrimage from the Alps to the Tiber Or The Influence of Romanism on Trade, Justice, and Knowledge   By: (1808-1890)

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PILGRIMAGE FROM THE ALPS TO THE TIBER.

Or

The Influence of Romanism on Trade, Justice, and Knowledge.

by

REV. J.A. WYLIE, LL.D.

Author of "The Papacy," &c. &.c.

Edinburgh Shepherd & Elliot, 15, Princes Street. London: Hamilton, Adams, & Co. MDCCCLV.

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER I. PAGE THE INTRODUCTION, 1

CHAPTER II. THE PASSAGE OF THE ALPS, 8

CHAPTER III. RISE AND PROGRESS OF CONSTITUTIONALISM IN PIEDMONT, 23

CHAPTER IV. STRUCTURE AND CHARACTERISTICS OF THE VAUDOIS VALLEYS, 43

CHAPTER V. STATE AND PROSPECTS OF THE VAUDOIS CHURCH, 62

CHAPTER VI. FROM TURIN TO NOVARA PLAIN OF LOMBARDY, 83

CHAPTER VII. FROM NOVARA TO MILAN DOGANA CHAIN OF THE ALPS, 94

CHAPTER VIII. CITY AND PEOPLE OF MILAN, 105

CHAPTER IX. ARCO DELLA PACE ST AMBROSE, 119

CHAPTER X. THE DUOMO OF MILAN, 126

CHAPTER XI. MILAN TO BRESCIA THE REFORMERS, 137

CHAPTER XII. THE PRESENT THE IMAGE OF THE PAST, 152

CHAPTER XIII. SCENERY OF LAKE GARDA PESCHIERA VERONA, 158

CHAPTER XIV. FROM VERONA TO VENICE THE TYROLESE ALPS, 168

CHAPTER XV. VENICE DEATH OF NATIONS, 178

CHAPTER XVI. PADUA ST ANTONY THE PO ARREST, 198

CHAPTER XVII. FERRARA RENÉE AND OLYMPIA MORATA, 209

CHAPTER XVIII. BOLOGNA AND THE APENNINES, 216

CHAPTER XIX. FLORENCE AND ITS YOUNG EVANGELISM, 237

CHAPTER XX. FROM LEGHORN TO ROME CIVITA VECCHIA, 262

CHAPTER XXI. MODERN ROME, 276

CHAPTER XXII. ANCIENT ROME THE SEVEN HILLS, 289

CHAPTER XXIII. SIGHTS IN ROME CATACOMBS PILATE'S STAIRS PIO NONO, &C., 302

CHAPTER XXIV. INFLUENCE OF ROMANISM ON TRADE, 333

CHAPTER XXV. INFLUENCE OF ROMANISM ON TRADE (CONTINUED), 352

CHAPTER XXVI. JUSTICE AND LIBERTY IN THE PAPAL STATES, 366

CHAPTER XXVII. EDUCATION AND KNOWLEDGE IN THE PAPAL STATES, 401

CHAPTER XXVIII. MENTAL STATE OF THE PRIESTHOOD IN ITALY, 415

CHAPTER XXIX. SOCIAL AND DOMESTIC CUSTOMS OF THE ROMANS, 430

CHAPTER XXX. THE ARGUMENT FROM THE WHOLE, OR, ROME HER OWN WITNESS, 447

ROME,

AND

THE WORKINGS OF ROMANISM

IN ITALY.

CHAPTER I.

THE INTRODUCTION.

I did not go to Rome to seek for condemnatory matter against the Pope's government. Had this been my only object, I should not have deemed it necessary to undertake so long a journey. I could have found materials on which to construct a charge in but too great abundance nearer home. The cry of the Papal States had waxed great, and there was no need to go down into those unhappy regions to satisfy one's self that the oppression was "altogether according to the cry of it." I had other objects to serve by my journey.

There is one other country which has still more deeply influenced the condition of the race, and towards which one is even more powerfully drawn, namely, Judea. But Italy is entitled to the next place, as respects the desire which one must naturally feel to visit it, and the instruction one may expect to reap from so doing. Some of the greatest minds which the pagan world has produced have appeared in Italy. In that land those events were accomplished which have given to modern history its form and colour; and those ideas elaborated, the impress of which may still be traced upon the opinions, the institutions, and the creeds of Europe. In Italy, too, empire has left her ineffaceable traces, and art her glorious footsteps... Continue reading book >>




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