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A journey from La Trappe to Rome
Original Title A journey from La Trappe to Rome
Author Geramb, Ferdinand, freiherr von, in religion Joseph Maria, 1772-1848
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Topics La Trappe — Description and travel, English letters, Rome — Description and travel
Publisher London : C. Dolman
Collection folkscanomy_miscellaneous, folkscanomy, additional_collections
Language English, French
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CONTENTS.
Dedication vii
Author’s Preface ix
Translator’s Preface xii
LETTER I.
Departure from Lyons — Sickness at Colmar — Arrival at the monastery of Mount Olivet of Our Lady of La Trappe — Reflections — The prior and his brotheo^Their death — Fire at Mount Olivet — Trial of the incendiary — The influenza — Death of two monks. — Pages 1 — 8.
LETTER II.
Sickness and sufferings — Leaves the monastery for Rome — Passes through Switzerland — Convalescence — Our Lady of Hermits’ pilgrimage — Reflections on Switzerland — Letter to M. De la Mennais — Arrival at Paris. — Pages 9 — 15.
LETTER III.
Vincennes — Recollections — Arrest at Husum, in 1812 — Aix la Chapelle — Baron Desprês des Coudrais — Admirable trait — Captivity — Change of prison — The Abbé de Boulogne, Bishop of Troyes — Monsignore de Gregorio — Father Fontana — Abbate Pedicini — Entry of the Allies into Paris — Delivery. — Pages 15 — 23.
LETTER IV.
Church of Notre Dame de Lorette — The Madeleine — Obelisk of Luxor — Louis XVI. — Marie Antoinette — Expiatory monument — Triumphal arch — Versailles — National museum — Fieschi — French church of Chatel — St. Sulpice — St. Roch — St. Genevieve — Departure from Paris. — Pages 24 — 40.
LETTER V.
Journey to Lyons — Banks of the Saône — Ile Barbe — Faith and charity of the Lyonese — Fourrières — First martyrs of Gaul — St. Blandina — Church of St. Irenæus. — Pages 41 – ^49.
LETTER VI.
Departure from Lyons — Steamboat — Valence — Avignon — Porters, the pest of travellers — Chapel of La Miséricorde — Beautiful ivory crucifix — Picture and poetry by the good king René — Vaucluse — Laura — Petrarch — Pius VI. — La Glaciere. — Pages 50 — 59.
LETTER VII.
Marseilles — Steamboat Maria Christina — Nice — Cassini — Genoa — Christopher Columbus — Andrea Doria — Leghorn — Elba — Bonaparte — Civita Vecchia — Its port — M. de la Mennais — Galleys — The brigand Gasparone. — Pages 60 — 73.
LETTER VIII.
Departure from Ci vita – Vecchia — Monteroni — Cupola of St. Peter’s church — Approach to Rome. — Pages 73 — 79.
LETTER IX.
Arrival in Rome — Visit to St. Peter’s church — The Tiber — Santa Maddalena — Visit to the Cardinals de Gregorio and Lambruschini — Audience with his Holiness Gregory XVI. — Pages 79 — 88.
LETTER X.
Dress of the Pope — His court — His authority. — Pages 89 — 95.
LETTER XI.
Roman States — Double authority of the Roman Pontiff. — Pages 96 – 104.
LETTER XII.
The Popes, protectors of civil liberty, patrons of the arts, and benefactors of the human race. — Pages 104 — 113.
LETTER XIII.
St. Mary Major — St. Peter. — Pages 113 — 141.
LETTER XIV.
St. John of Latran — St. Paul. — Pages 141 — 147.
LETTER XV.
Magnificence of the church ceremonies — Corpus – Christi — Golden rose Agnus Dei — St. Agnes’s day — Benediction of the two lambs, of whose wool the pallium is formed. – Pages 148 — 157.
LETTER XVI.
The Pantheon. — Pages 158 — 162.
LETTER, XVII.
The Coliseum. — Pages 163 — 171.
LETTER XVIIL
Pompey’s statue — Rome the centre of the spiritual kingdom, which Jesus Christ wished to establish on the earth. — Pages 171 — 176.
LETTER XIX.
Sequel of the preceding letter. — Pages 176 — 184.
LETTER XX.
The cholera — Charitable institutions. — Pages 185 — 194.
LETTER XXI.
Other beneficent institutions of Rome. — Pages 194 — 204.
LETTER XXII.
Executions at Rome. — Pages 204 — 209.
LETTER XXIII.
Congregation of Roman ladies — Hospital of Santo Spirito in Sassia — Hospital of Santo Salvatore — Hospital of the Santa Trinitâ — Conservatorii for young women — Santa Maria in Aquiro — Hospital of Santo Spirito — Ospizio of St, Michael — Of St. Louis, for women without a home — Confraternity della Morte. — Pages 209 — 217.
LETTER XXIV.
On the Roman clergy — On the blessed Virgin. — Pages 217 — 224.
LETTER XXV.
Public instruction at Rome — Ladies of the Sacred Heart. — Pages 225 — 230.
LETTER XXVI.
Scene in a chapel of the Jesuits — Chartreuse of Rome. — Pages 230 — 232.
LETTER XXVII.
Tivoli — Subiaco — Accident — Sacro Speco — Grotto of St. Benedict. — Pages 233 — 248.
LETTER XXVIII.
Church of St. Sebastian — The catacombs. — Pages 248 — 259
LETTER XXIX.
Father Francesco Della Grotta, former guardian of the Holy Sepulchre — Assassination of many religious of the Holy Land, by the Greeks — Pestilence at Jerusalem — College of the Propaganda — Young man of Bethlehem. — Pages 260 — 264.
LETTER XXX.
Departure from Rome. — Pages 265 — 267.
Appendix. — Page 268.

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