alleys

Alleys

Treehouse (or Alleys 1 and 2) is a north-south running alley located on the western side of the Dabney courtyard. Alley 1 (Rooms 103–106) refers to the downstairs hall, and Alley 2 (Rooms 203–206) refers to the upstairs hall. Treehouse is one of the three major regions of Dabney, along with Main Dabney and Alley 7. Treehouse is adjacent to the RA apartment and the Orange Walk entrance.

Alley 3 is an east-west running alley on the lower floor of Main Dabney. It contains Rooms 110, 111, 112, 114, 116, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, and 124. It contains the only triple in Dabney (Room 111) and the only room with a bathroom (Room 119).

Transom Inscriptions

  • 110: Iurauit [Iuravit] per uiuentem [viventem] - “He swore by him that lives” (Revelation 10:6)
  • 111: Absterget Deus omnem - “He will wipe away every [tear]” (Revelation 21:4)
  • 112: Aperuit puteum abyssi - “He opened the bottomless pit” (Revelation 9:2)
  • 114: Claues [Claves] mortis et inferni - “The keys of death and hell” (Revelation 1:18)
  • 116: Abstulit me in desertum - “He carried me away […] into the wilderness” (Revelation 17:3)
  • 118: Exiuit [Exivit] sanguis de lacu - “Blood flowed out of the winepress” (Revelation 14:20)
  • 119: Iudicati sunt mortui - “The dead were judged” (Revelation 20:12)
  • 120: Audiui [Auidivi] uocem [vocem] magnam - “I heard a great voice” (Revelation 16:1)
  • 121: Vidi caelum apertum - “I saw heaven opened” (Revelation 19:11)
  • 122: Dabo illis [illi] stellam - “I will give him the [morning] star” (Revelation 2:28)
  • 124: Adorauerunt [Adoraverunt] draconem - “They worshipped the dragon” (Revelation 13:4)

Alley 4 is an east-west running alley on the upper floor of Main Dabney. It contains Rooms 215, 216, 217, 218, and 220. It also contains the Dabney Library (Room 219).

Transom Inscriptions

  • 215: Apocalypsis Jesu Christi - “The Revelation of Jesus Christ” (Revelation 1:1)
  • 216: Nemo accipiat coronam tuam - “No man take thy crown” (Revelation 3:11)
  • 217: Ego sum alpha et omega - “I am the Alpha and the Omega” (Revelation 1:8)
  • 218: Exulta super eam - “Rejoice over her” (Revelation 18:20)
  • 219 (Library): Gratia uobis [vobis] et pax - “Grace be unto you, and peace” (Revelation 1:4)
  • 220: Stellae caeli ceciderunt - “The stars of heaven fell” (Revelation 6:13)
  • 223 (Closet): In mediam [medio] septem candelabrorum - “In the midst of the seven lampstands” (Revelation 1:13)

The Center of Western Civilization

The Center of Western Civilization lies at one end of Alley 4, above the kitchen. It has two large doubles (Rooms 211 and 212) and one large single (Room 210) that are often picked by excomm members, hence the name. Currently, the arch at the entrance to this area is marked, “Cultural Centre of Western Civilisation.”

Transom Inscriptions

  • 210: Lux lucernae non lucebit - “The light of a lamp shall shine no more” (Revelation 18:23)
  • 211: Effundite septem fialas - “Pour out the seven bowls” (Revelation 16:1)
  • 212: Oculi ejus [eius] uelut [velut] flamma - “His eyes were like a flame” (Revelation 1:14)

Quiet Alley, or Alley 5, is a north-south running alley on the lower floor of Main Dabney. It contains Rooms 128, 130, 131, and 132.

Transom Inscriptions

  • Fulgora et terræmortus - “Lightning and an earthquake” (Revelation 8:5)
  • Obscuratus est sol et aer - “The sun and the air were darkened” (Revelation 9:2)
  • Signum magnum - “A great sign” (Revelation 12:1)
  • Nox enim non erit illic - “For there shall be no night there” (Revelation 21:25)

Alley 6 is a north-south running alley on the upper floor of Main Dabney. It contains Rooms 226, 228, and 229.

Transom Inscriptions

  • 226: Primogenitus mortuorum - “The first begotten of the dead” (Revelation 1:5)
  • 228: Tertia pars terrae conbusta est - “A third of the earth was burned up” (Revelation 8:7)
  • 229: Veni et vidi - “'Come!' And I looked” (Revelation 6:7)

Alley 7 is the easternmost alley in Dabney. It is located above the Dabney Lounge and Dining Hall, and is connected to the Heaven Alley of Blacker Hovse (via the Tunnel). Alley 7 is one of the three major regions of Dabney, along with Treehouse and Main Dabney]. It is subdivided into Upper 7 (Rooms 240–250), which runs north-south; and Lower 7 (Rooms 235, 236, 237, 239), which runs east-west. Lower 7 has a porch.

Transom Inscriptions

  • 230 (Closet): Super thronos uiginti [viginti] quattuor - “Upon the seats [I saw] four and twenty” (Revelation 4:4)
  • 235: Aperuit terra os suum - “The earth opened its mouth” (Revelation 12:16)
  • 236: Gladio oris mei - “The sword of my mouth” (Revelation 2:16)
  • 237: Non egebunt lumine lucernae - “They will not need the light of a lamp” (Revelation 22:5)
  • 239: Inferus [Infernus] dederunt mortuos - “Hell delivered up the dead” (Revelation 20:13)
  • 240: Ligauit [Ligavit] eium [eum] per annos mille - “[He] bound him for a thousand years” (Revelation 20:2)
  • 241: Plena oculis ante et retro - “Full of eyes in front and in back” (Revelation 4:6)
  • 242: Libri aperti sunt - “The books were opened” (Revelation 20:12)
  • 243: Aperuit os suum in blasphemia - “He opened his mouth in blasphemy” (Revelation 13:6)
  • 244: In ea sanguis prophetarum - “In her [was found] the blood of prophets” (Revelation 18:24)
  • 245: Non sunt scripta nomina - “[Whose] names are not written” (Revelation 17:8)
  • 246: Admirata est uniuersa [universa] terra - “The whole world marveled” (Revelation 13:3)
  • 247: Grando et ignis mixta - “Hail and fire mixed [with blood]” (Revelation 8:7)
  • 248: In diebus illis - “In those days” (Revelation 9:6)
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