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The empire of Rome, that crucified our Lorde and serveth Satan in might and hypocrisy, is pictured thus in Gods worde

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1922,0117.7

  • Title (object)

    • The empire of Rome, that crucified our Lorde and serveth Satan in might and hypocrisy, is pictured thus in Gods worde
  • Description

    Illustration with decorative border to Hugh Broughton, 'A Concent of Scripture' (n.p., n.d. [London, 1590 or later); mountains, with crowned female representing 'Rome' sitting astride a seven-headed beast representing 'Empire', with another seven-headed beast to left representing 'Satan', a horned animal in centre representing 'Pope', and a large crowned insect with inscription 'The belly God clergi'; fortified town below, presumably Rome.
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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1590-1604
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 195 millimetres
    • Width: 137 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title and inscriptions.
  • Curator's comments

    For title-page see 1922,0117.3.

  • Bibliography

    • Hind 1952-64 I.272.21 (number 4) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: A Concent of Scripture
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1922

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1922,0117.7

Illustration with decorative border to Hugh Broughton, 'A Concent of Scripture' (n.p., n.d. [London, 1590 or later); mountains, with crowned female representing 'Rome' sitting astride a seven-headed beast representing 'Empire', with another seven-headed beast to left representing 'Satan', a horned animal in centre representing 'Pope', and a large crowned insect with inscription 'The belly God clergi'; fortified town below, presumably Rome.  Engraving

Recto

Illustration with decorative border to Hugh Broughton, 'A Concent of Scripture' (n.p., n.d. [London, 1590 or later); mountains, with crowned female representing 'Rome' sitting astride a seven-headed beast representing 'Empire', with another seven-headed beast to left representing 'Satan', a horned animal in centre representing 'Pope', and a large crowned insect with inscription 'The belly God clergi'; fortified town below, presumably Rome. Engraving

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