By Kelly Kazek
Journey simply west of America's notorious twister Alley to Alabama, domestic to a couple of the deadliest tornadoes of the earlier century. those twisters stay etched within the collective reminiscence of the folks, from the 1908 Dixie twister, considered as probably the most brutal tornadoes in U.S. heritage, to the 1998 Birmingham twister, the costliest tornado in Alabama's history.
Discover how the 1932 Deep South Tornadoes led to 268 fatalities and thousands of bucks in harm, and browse the terrifying account of the 1977 Smithfield Tornadoes, which rocked this Birmingham suburb with as many as six twisters in a one-hour span.
Join neighborhood journalist Kelly Kazek as she stocks the stories of those normal failures and the hardy Alabamians who persevered them.
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See Rep. III, no. 302. 35 J. Wilpert and W. N. –XIII. Jahrhundert (Freiburg: Herder, 1976), pl. 11. The inscription on the scroll in the S. Costanza Traditio legis representation is ‘ dominus pacem dat ’. However, it is restored, and probably altered from the original. See D. Stanley, ‘The Apse Mosaics at S. Constanza’, RM 94 (1987), 32 and 38. caskets decorated with biblical scenes 17 36 today. Without a text to provide a source, we have to look for the meaning of the scene by considering the details, the range of representations, their placing, and the context in which they appear.
Pietro and Marcellino, the scene is located next to Noah emerging from the Ark, and Jonah being saved from Ketos (the whale). See J. G. Deckers, H. R. Seeliger, and G. Mietke, Die Katakombe ‘Santi Marcellino e Pietro’ Repertorium der Malereien, Roma sotterranea cristiana, 6 (Citta` del Vaticano: Pontiﬁcio Instituto di Archeologia Cristiana, 1987), pl. 17b. In fact, they are already seen together in the sarcophagus from Velletri, Museo Communale, dated shortly after 300. See Rep. II, no. 242. Engemann, ‘Zur Interpretation’, discusses mainly the scene mentioned in his title, but his method and conclusions are relevant for the scene of Daniel in the Lions’ Den as well.
42 Moreover, the appearance of the scene in different Roman-made media, and in the Samagher casket, has led to the supposition that the apse of the commemoration church of S. 44 In the casket from Nea Herakleia the superiority of Peter in the Traditio legis is further emphasized, as will be shown immediately, by the location of the scene next to Moses Receiving the Law. The scene of Moses Receiving the Law comprises three motifs (Fig. 10): Moses, the hand of God holding the scroll, and the mountain.
A History of Alabama's Deadliest Tornadoes: Disaster in Dixie by Kelly Kazek