Alexander the Great of Macedonia
Alexander the Great of Macedonia's (Alexander III) tomb at the British Museum was mentioned by Wilford Woodruff when he visited on 19 Oct. 1840 and 3 Nov. 1840 in London, Middlesex, England.
Alexander III "The Great" of Macedonia (L619-G5S), “Family Tree,” database, <i>FamilySearch</i> (https://familysearch.org, accessed 10 Jul. 2023). Alexander the Great of Macedonia, <i>Wilford Woodruff Papers</i> (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/alexander-the-great-of-macedonia, accessed 10 Jul. 2023). Encyclopedia Britannica, “Alexander the Great: king of Macedonia” <i>Britannica</i> (https://www.britannica.com, accessed 10 Jul. 2023).
Excerpt:[FIGURE] I wrote 3 letters one to Br & Sister Richards one to P.P. Pratt one to Whittaker. I preached in the after noon in the Academy to about 30 & in the evening to about 50 we broke bread unto the Saints & their seems to be some interest manifest among the people this evening in inquiring into the subject I pray the Lord to open our way before us November 2, 1840 ~ Monday 2nd [FIGURE] JH I ...Dates:November 2, 1840 November 3, 1840
Excerpt:number of sculptures, was Nero, Trajan The God Ammon. Shakespere, Huercules, Appollo, Thalia, Diana, Domitia, Homer, Minerva, & hundreds of others, An article called the Portland Vase is the choiceest article of any one thing among the Antiquities as it is the ownl[y] thing of the Kind known in the world, This celeb rated Barberini Vase was for more than two centuries the principal ornament of the Barberini Palace it was found about the middle of the sixteenth century ...
Excerpt:On the 10 day of April 1830 with the feelings of Friendship & good will to wards her & her Household Up to this period I have spent my life a little like a ship tosted upon the waves of the sea up & dow^n^ unstable & unsettelled in my mind, at times triying to worship the Lord & living thate life of a christian & then at other times giving it up & trying to take pleasure in the the things of the world, but in the midst of it all there seemed to be ...Dates:April 10, 1830 May 14, 1830
Excerpt:The Portland Vase is perhaps the choicest of the antiquities being the only article of the kind known in the world. It was found two miles and half from Rome in the middle of the sixteenth century and for more than two hundred years it formed the principal ornament of the Barberini Palace. The material of which the vase is made is glass. The figures which are executed in relief are of a beautiful opake white and the ground of a dark transparent blue. This superb specimen of Greek art was deposited in the ...