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APOSTOLICAL BENEDICTION OF HIS HOLINESS POPE PIUS IX.

October, 1855. Rev. Sın,-I have the honour to inform you that I had the pleasure of submitting your oopy of the first number of the "Pictorial Bible and Church History Stories,” accompanied with the Prospectus, to His Holiness, and that His Holiness was both pleased with the design of the work, and with the execution as far as it has as yet been carried out. He authorizes me to convey to you His Apostolical Benediction.

Yours very respectfully,

G. TALBOT, Camariére, a secretis.

TO TAR Rev. H. VORMDY.

APPROBATION OF HIS EMINENCE CARDINAL WISEMAN AND THE BISHOPS

ASSEMBLED IN LONDON.

8, York Place, London, February 14, 1855. His EMINENCE CARDINAL WISEMAN and the Bishops assembled in London, having had sub. mitted to their inspection some of the specimen Plates intended as Illustrations for the Pictorial History of Religion which the Rev. H. FORMBY is preparing for publication, desire to express their warm approbation of the zeal and energy which the editor manifests in his very laudable enterprise, and recommend it to the aid and patronage of the Catholic public.

Signed on behalf of His EMINESCE and the BISHOPS,

R. ROSKELL, Bishop of Nottingham.

We approve of the publication, “ Pictorial Bible Stories,” and recommend them for adoption in the Schools of our Diocese.

Easter Day,

1857.

W. B, ULLATHORNE,

Bishop of Birmingham.

DIRMINGHAM :

PRINTED BY X, DILLING, STRAM PRR&OPFICER, LITRRY OTRRET.

TABLE OF CONTENTS.

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FIRST ERA. (B.C. 4190—2524.)

1 CREATION.

8 SACRIFICE.

2. CREATION OF ADAM.

9 DEATH OF ABEL.

3 PARADISE.

10 TYPES OF CHRIST.

4 CREATION OF EVE.

11 WORLD BEFORE THE FLOOD

5 ORIGINAL SIN.

12 NOE AND THE ARK.

6 THE PUNISHMENT.

13 THE DELUGE.

7 BANISHMENT FROM PARADISE.

SECOND ERĄ. (B.C. 2524-2107.)

1 THE FAMILY OF NOE SAVED.

4 THE TOWER OF BABEL.

2 THE SACRIFICE OF NOE.

5 THE FIRST KINGDOMS.

3 NOE'S PROPHECY OF THE MESSIAS.

6 GROWTH OF IDOLATRY.

THIRD ERA. (B.C. 2107–1491.)

1 THE CALL OF ABRAHAM.

HISTORY OF JOSEPH.

2 LOT DEPARTS FROM ABRAHAM.

(B.C. 1915-1821.)

3 MELCHISEDECH.

20 JOSEPH NARRATES HIS DREAMS.

4 GOD RENEWS HIS PROMISE.

21 JOSEPH CAST INTO THE WELL.

5 BIRTH OF ISMAEL.

22 JOSEPH SOLD TO THE ISMAELITES.

6 THE LORD APPEARS TO ABRAHAM.

23 JOSEPH IN PUTIPHAK'S HOUSE.

7 SODOM AND GOMORRHA.

24 JOSEPH IN THE PRISON.

8 ISAAC IS BORN.

25 JOSEPH INTERPRETS PHARAO'S DREAM.

9 ISAAC OFFERED IN SACRIFICE.

26 JOSEPH STEWARD OVER EGYPT.

10 DEATH OF SARA.

27 JACOB SENDS HIS SONS INTO EGYPT.

11 ISAAC AND REBECCA.

28 JOSEPH'S BRETHREN RETURN HOME.

12 THE DEATH OF ABRAHAM.

29 BENJAMIN'S JOURNEY INTO EGYPT.

13 ESAU SELLS HIS BIRTHRIGHT.

30 JOSEPH'S SILVER CUP.

14 JACOB OBTAINS THE BLESSING.

31 JOSEPH MAKES HIMSELF KNOWN.

15 JACOB GOES INTO MESOPOTAMIA.

32 JACOB COMES DOWN INTO EGYPT.

16 JACOB IN THE HOUSE OF LABAN.

33 JOSEPH BUYS THE LAND OF EGYPT.

17 JACOB RETURNS TO CANAAN.

34 JACOB PROPHESIES OF THE MESSIAS.

18 JACOB'S MEETING WITH ESAU.

35 DEATH OF JOSEPH.

19 JACOB DESTROYS THE IDOLS.

36 HISTORY OF JOB.

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Note.- DESCRIPTION OF THE TEMPLE.

5 SOLOMON BUILDS THE TEMPLE.

6 SOLOMON DEDICATES THE TEMPLE.

7 Soi

PRAYER.

8 A SCENE IN THE TEMPLE AT THE DAILY

SACRIFICE.

9 THE QUEEN OF SABA.

10 SOLOMON FALLS INTO IDOLATRY.

11 JEROBOAM AND AUTAS THE PROPHET.

1.2 SOLOMON'S REPENTANCE.

JONAS IS SENT TO NINEVE.

32 THE RECKONING DAY FOR ACHAB.

33 JEZABEL'S RECKONING DAY.

S+ THE RECKONING DAY FOR ISRAEL.

35 THE PROPHET AMOS.

36 THE PROPHET OSEE.

37 THE SAMARITAN PEOPLE.

38 TOBIAS IN NINEVE.

39 TOBIAS, JUN., AND ST. RAPHAEL.

40 TOBIAS, JUN., RETURNS TO HIS FATHER.

41 PARTING WORDS OF ST. RAPHAEL.

42 ISAIAS THE PROPHET OF JUDA.

43 ISAIAS OPPOSES THE ASSYRIAN STATE.

41 EZECHIAS REFORMS ABUSES IN JUDA.

45 SENNACHERIB'S ARMY DESTROYED.

46 MANASSES SAWS ISAIAS IN TWO.

47 ACHIOR AND HOLOFERNES.

48 JUDITH ENTERS THE ASSYRIAN CANP.

49 JUDITH'S CANTICLE OF THANKSGIVING.

50 ISAIAS PROPHESIES OF MESSIAS.

51 JEREMIAS THE PROPHET,

II. The Kingdoms of Judu and Israel.

13 ROBOAM'S FOLIY.

14 JEROBOAM'S WICKED STATE POLICY.

15 TIE PROPHET DENOUNCES TIE STATE

ALTAR,

16 TH PROPHET IS SLAIN BY A LION FOR ITS

DISOBEDIENCE.

17 TUE BATTLE BETWEEN JUDA AND ISRAEL.

78 JEROBOAR'S RECKONING DAY COMES.

19 TUE KINGDOM OF JUDA, TO THE TIME OY

ISAJAS THE PROPHET.

20 The ProPHET ELIAS,
21 THE MIRACLE OF THE CRUISE OF OIL.

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FIFTH ERA. THE KINGDOM OF ISRAEL. (Continued.)

62 JEREMIAS AND THE GOOD KING JOSIAS. 71 NEHEMIAS SENT TO JERUSALEM.

53 JEREMIAS AND KING JOAKIM.

72 THE COVENANT WITH GOD IS RENEWED.

54 KING JOAKIM BUBNS THE PROPHET'S ROLL. 73 ESTHER CHOSEN QUEEN OF PERSIA.

55 SUFFERINGS OF JEREMIAS.

74 AUAN'S PLOT FOR THE RUTN OF THE JEWS.

56 THE RECKONING DAY COMES TO JUDA. 75 ESTHER PROMISIS TO INTERCEDE.

57 LAST TRIALS AND DEATH OF JEREMIAS. 76 AMAN MEETS WITH A MORTIFICATION,

58 JEREMIAS PROPHESIES OF MESSIAS.

77 AMAN IS IUNG UPON THE GALLOWS.

III. -Captivity in Babylon. (B.C. V.--The Maccabees. (300—150.)

605--535.)

78 THE APOSTASY TO GREEK LITERATUBE.

69 THE CAPTIVITY IN BABYLON.

79 THE GREEK PERSECUTION BEGINS.

80 DANIEL INTERPRETS THE DREAM.

80 THE RESISTANCE OF MATTATHIAS,

61 DANIEL EXPOSES THE PRIESTS OF BEL. 81 THE FIGHT WITH THE GENTILES.

62 THE THREE CHILDREN IN THE FIRE.

82 THE DEATH OF THE PERSECUTOR.

63 NABUCHODONOSOR'S MADNESS.

83 THE EMBASSY TO THE ROMANS.

64 BALTASSAR'S PROFANE BANQUET.

84 JUDAS MACCABEUS DIES IN BATTLE.

65 DANIEL IN THE LIONS' DEN.

66 DANIEL'S VISION OF THE FOUR EMPIRES.

VI.-Subjection to Roman Dominion.

67 DANIEL'S PROPHECY OF MESSIAS.

(40.)

IV.The Restoration under the Per-

sian

Empire.

(B.C. 535--300.)

85 POMPEY, THE ROMAN GENERAI..

86 POMPEY PROFANES THE HOLY OF HOLIES.

88 THE RETURN FROM THE 70 YEARS'CAPTI.

87 HEROD THE GREAT. THE SCEPTRE DE-

VITY IN BABYLON.

PARTS FROM JUDA.

69 ZOROBABEL REBUILDS THE TEMPLE.

88 TABLES OF CHRONOLOGY.

70 ESDRAS IS SENT TO JERUSALEM.

89 APPENDIX.-FULFILMENT OF PROPHECY.

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LIST OF PLATES IN THE VOLUME OF THE OLD TESTAMENT HISTORY.

Large Historical Plates, chiefly by C. Clasen,

marking particular Epochs in the History.

4 Job accused by his Friends

6 Moses before the Burning Bush

PAGE

83

6 The Paschal Supper

1 The Departure of Abraham-(Harvey)

7 The Passage of the Red Sea

The Prophecy of Jacob (Powell)

8 The Manna

108

8 Moses and the Blood of the Covenant..

185

9 The Water from the Rock

4 General View of the Tabernacle-(Powell)

202

10 The Prayer of Moses on the Mount

5 Baul elected King

11 The Court of Holocausts

292

8 David carries the Aïk to Mount Zion::

12 The Tabernacle (interior)

823

7 The Dedication of the Temple

8 The Sin of Jeroboam, or the State Religion 338 18 The Holy of Holies (Tabernacle)

14 The Priesthood

423

9 Jeremias' Roll read to the People

15 The Cleansing the Leper

420

10 The going

into Captivity

10 The Brazen Serpent

441

11 The Three Children in the Fire

17 The last words of Moses

12 The Mocking of the Rebuilding the Teniple 461

18 The Fleece of Gedeon

18 Martyrdom of the seven brothers

19 Anna's Prayer

14 The Herodian party among the Doctors

409

20 David anointed King

of the Law do homage to Herod

21 The Brazen Laver

TYPICAL DESIGNS BY J. H. POWELL.

82 Elias and the Cruise of Oil

23 Elias Restores the Child to Life
Printed as separate Plates.

34 Elias' Sacrifice

1 Eve and Abel

13 25 Elias fed by an Angel

2 Noe's Sacrifice

22

28 Elias taken up to Heaven

& Melchisedee's Sacrifice

39

Abraham's Sacrifice of Isaac

52

HISTORICAL VIGNETTES,
6 Jacob anoints the Stone at Bethel

72

319
• The Holy of Holies

Printed in the Text.

828

8 Jonas cast up from the Whale's belly 375 1 Abel's Sacrifice

9 Judith

415

2 Early Sacrifices

10 Daniel in the Lions Den

448 8 Animals enter the Ark

il Queen Esther intercedes with the King.. 474

4 The Deluge

Printed in the Test.

5 Birs Nimroud

o Nimrod
1 Isaac meditating

62 7 Ancient Mummy.

i Jacob receives the Blessing of Isaac

8 Hiagrams of Early Idolatry

& Jacob's Vision of Angels

9 Abraham's First Sacrifice

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HISTORICAL VIGNETTES.Continued.

PAGR.

10 Dead Sea

87

i1 shepherd Life

12 The Three Strangers and Abraham

18 The Pillar of Salt

48

14 Agar sent away

15 Agar in the Wilderness

51

16 The Cave of Mambre

54

17 Rebecca and Abraham's Servant

56

18 Esau sells his Birthright

19 Jacob and Rachel

20 Jacob returns to Canaan

21 Jacob meets Esau

22 Jacob buries the Idols

23 Tomb of Rachel

24 Joseph narrates his Dreams

25 Joseph is cast into the Well

26 Joseph is sold to the Ismaelites

27 Joseph is sold to Putiphar

28 Joseph interprets the dreams of the Baker

and Butler

91

29 Egyptian Cow

30 Egyptian Head of Wheat

31 Joseph before Pharao

98

82 Joseph gathers the Corn of Egypt

100

33 Jacob sends his Sons into Egypt

101

34 Joseph's Brethren bow before him

102

35 The Cup found in Benjamin's Sack

109

30 Jacob goes to settle in Egypt

115

37 Jacob bows before his son Joseph

116

38 Egyptian Stone Coffin

124

39 Messenger's announcement to Sob

127

40 The Prosperity of Job in his latter days 132

41 The Finding of Moses in the Cradle

136

42 Oppression in Egypt

137

43 Moses

meets the Daughters of Jethro 139

44 Moses shows the signs of his Mission 143

45 Moses and Aaron appear before Pharao

146

48 Death of the First-born

151

47 Idolatry of the Golden Call

175

48 Blasphemer stoned ..

183

49 Return of the Messengers

185

50 The Ass rebukes Balaam

194

51 Rahab lets the Spies escape

203

52 Twelve Stones of Remembrance

206

53 Achan's Sacrilege punished

200

54 Gabaonites deceive Josue

211

65 Judgment upon Adonibezec

210

56 Jahel slays Sisara

221

57 Gedeon destroys Baal's Grove

223

58 Judgment upon Abimelech

228

59 Daughter of Jepthe ..

230

00 Samson and Lion

232

61 Samson finds

Honey in the Lion

233

62 Samson carries off the Gates of Gaza 235

63 Samson sets off the Foxes

237

64 Dagon

239

65 Samson's Death

239

60 Ruth, Orpha, and Noemi

241

07 Ruth gleaning

243

68 Booz's Kinsman foregoes his right

69 Anna brings the child Samuel to Heli 249

70 The call of Samuel

251

ni Heli falls backward and breaks his Neck 253

72 The old Philistines find Dagon fallen 255

73 The Philistines send away the Ark

257

74 Saul in search of his Father's Asses

75 Saul usurps the office of Priest

PAGR.

79 Saul's Messengers are tricked by Michol 275

80 David hides himself in the Fiela

277

81 David in the Court of Achis ..

270

82 David finds Saul asleep

281

83 David meets Abigail

283

84 Saul's Suicide

85 David hangs the Sons of Remmon

280

88 Urias slain in Battle by David's command 295

87 Nathan rebukes David

297

88 David is cursed by Simei

290
89 Absalom is slain by Joab

801
90 Solomon is made King

803
91 Joab is slain at the Altar

818

92 Solomon's Judgment

315

93 View of the site of the Temple

824

04 Altar of Sacrifice

95 Mosque of Omar ...

06 The Prophet Ahias and Jeroboam

97 The counsel of the Young Men to Roboam 835

98 The Prophet slain by a Lion

90 The Priests of Baal

856

100 Naboth is Tried

101 Naboth is Stoned

304

102 Elias meets Achab on his going to take

possession of the Vineyard of Naboth 306

103 The Bears devour the Insolent Boys 800

104 Naaman goes to wash in the Jordan 873

105 The Young Prophet is sent to Jehu 877

106 Jezabel is cast out of the Window

379

107 Tobias buries the Dead

388

108 Tobias jun. catches the Fish

802

109 Tobias jun. returns to his Father

393

110 Achaz burns his Son in the Fire

400

111 Isaias sawn in two.

406

112 Achior converses with Holofernes

408

113 Achior is left bound

114 Judith and her Maid enter the Camp 412

115 King Joakim throws the Roll into the Fire 424

116 Jeremias let down into the Dungeon 426

117 Sedecias has his eyes put out

428

118 Daniel interprets the Dream

434

119 Daniel detects the Priests of Bel

438

190 Nabuchodonosor's Madness

443

121 Baltassar's profane Feast

446

122 King Assuerus' Feast

405

123 Mardochai refuses obeisance to Aman 408

124 Mardochai led in triumph by Aman 472

125 Aman hung upon his own Gallows

475

126 Mattathias kills the Idolater ...
127 Battle Scene

458

128 Embassy to Rome ...

402

129 Funeral of Judas Maccabeus

403

130 Antigonus and Hyrcanus before Pompey 498

181 Pompey profanes

the Holy of Holies 407

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MAPS.

1

Palestine and Egypt (time of the Patriarchs)

& Passage of Red Sea

158
4 Conquest of Canaan

213

5 Map of Assyria, &c. ...

810

6 Map of Rome and Greece, &c.

7

264
76 David fights Goliath..
77 David cuts off the head of Goliath
78 Saul casts a spear at David

ERRATUM.-- Page 7, 16, for "bruise her heel,” read "lie in wait for."

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