Remarks on Lady Morgan's statements regarding St. Peter's chair preserved in the Vatican Basilic /
by N. Wiseman.
|Main Creator:||Wiseman, Nicholas Patrick, 1802-1865.|
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Rome : Joseph Salviucci and Son, 1833.
Contends that an ivory covered wood chair preserved as a relic in St. Peter's Basilica is the origin of the term "cathedra," and that it is indeed the gift of a wealthy Roman senator to St. Peter, against a claim to the contrary made by Lady Morgan in her description of Italy.
Includes bibliographical references.
Physical description: 37,  p.,  leaf of plates : ill. ; 21 cm.
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