The House which is here call’d, Sacratisfimo
Sacello. Gloriofa Celia. Domns aurea. Damns sapi-
entia. Vas insigne Devotionis. Sancluarium Del.
Propitiatorium AJtiJJimi. Civitas refugii. Puteus a-
cpiarum viventium. Terror Damor.um. Spes despe~
rantium. Gloria Jerusalemi Tabernaculum soederis.
Solium gloria Dei. Sacrarium Divinitatis, Sacrosan-
ta Casa, &c. is said to be the same in which the
Virgin Mary was born, where stie was betroth’d
and marri’d to Jofeph, where the Angel saluted
her, and where the Son of God was Incarnated.
E tanta e la dignit d di cpiefio luogho, cosi sublime la J. Cartageno,
Maefta, cl) a a tutti i facri luoghi, che (ono J otto il Cie- «'« the Book,
lo, e prefetito il Jacello di Loretto. That is, And so Intit.wle.ijt
great is the Dignity os this place, Jo Jubhme is its Ma~
jejly, that besore all the Holy Places under Heaven, the
Chapel os Loretto is to be preserred. They pretend,
that this House was transported by Angels, from T iWe &
Nazareth to Dalmatia, and there plac’d on a little questo lu-
Mountain called Tersatto, May 10. 1291. It had ogho quali
remain’d there but three Years and seven Months,altr0 non &
when the Angels took it away again, and brought /e cafa
it to the middle of a Forest, in the Territory of del°’Paradiso.
Eecanati, which is in the Marquisate of Ancona. Jacobin, l. i.
The celestial Melody awakened the Inhabitantsc- <•
of the Neighbourhood, who ssock’d together from
all parts, and saw the Miracle, by the favour of
a great Light, with which the little House was
surrounded. Nature her-self leaped for Joy, and y a Ge,~
the very Oaks of the Forest, bowed themselvesf^P^^r#
to pay Homage to it; they wanted only a Voice Loretto/
like those of Dodona. After this House had con- which de-
tinu’d there Eight whole Months, it cou’d not scribes aUfhe
endure the Thieveries and Murders that were per- c& *
petually committed about that place; so that it
was taken up a third time, and carried a Mile
further to the same Hill, on which it stands at
present: But it was no sooner come thither, than