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General view of the Forum--Where St. Paul was imprisoned
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General view of the Forum--Where St. Paul was imprisoned
General view of the Forum--Where St. Paul was imprisoned [Graphic]
St. Louis, 1894.
Bain, Robert E. M
Temple Of Antoninus And Faustina
Santa Francesca Romana
Object Details:
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.4 x 17.5 cm ( 10 x 7 in).
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(Deut., xxviii: 20.)--'The Lord shall send upon thee cursing, vexation, and rebuke in all that thou settest thy hand unto to do, until thou be destroyed, and until thou perish quickly; because of the wickedness of thy doings, whereby thou hast forsaken me.' Perhaps a general view of the Forum in Rome could not more fitly represent any portion of Scripture than that part contained in the verse above quoted. The cursing, vexation, and rebuke referred to above were to come upon the Jews, but wickedness brings cursing and destruction no less upon the other nations. There is no better place on the face of the earth to study the relation of penalty to violated law than the Roman Forum. It is the very heart and center of that mighty empire that came to a terrible ending because of its sins against the laws of God and of itself."
Ruins in the foreground; in the background are a variety of stone and marble buildings (including the Temple of Antoninus and Faustina and Santa Francesca Romana's belltower)
CAJS Image Collection LVii BAI 5649 LVii375CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries