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0122853
ATTILA (c406-453).
King of the Huns. Woodcut from the 'Nuremberg Chronicle,' 1493.
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0115667
BYZANTINE EMPIRE.
Personification of Constantinople. Ivory diptych panel, Byzantine, carved in Constantinople, 5th century.
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0115800
ST. JOHN CHRYSOSTOM
(c347-407). Syrian prelate. St. John, left, presenting Byzantine Emperor Nicephorus Botaniates with his collected sermons. Byzantine manuscipt illumination from 'Homilies of St. John Chrysostom,' 1078-1081.
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0115675
BYZANTINE EMPRESS.
Ivory diptych, 5th century, of an empress, probably Ariane, wife of emperor Zeno.
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0169192
NAPOLEONIC WARS.
War of the Fifth Coalition: Battle of Essling between French and Austrian troops. Popular French print, 22.05.1809.
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0221194
SOCCER.
Football England, Manchester United vs. Sheffield Wednesday 3:0, FA Cup Fifth Round match at Old Trafford, the first match of ManU after the Munich Air disaster, toss-up f.l.t.r team captain Bill Foulkes (ManU), Alf Bond team captain Sheffield, referee, 19th February 1958.
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0103476
MAYAN SCRIBE, 300-650 A.D.
Mayan scribe kneeling to write. In his right hand is an awl or sharp instrument and in his left is a roll of parchment. Stone relief from Palenque ruins, Chiapas, Mexico, 300-650 A.D.
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0116931
OLYMPIC GAMES, 1912.
Track and field trials during the fifth Olympic Games, held in Stockholm, Sweden, in 1912.
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0021770
EARLY CHRISTIAN MOSAIC.
Sacred monogram. Early Christian mosaic from Sufetula, Tunisia. 5th-6th century A.D.
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0129776
SAINT JEROME (340-420).
Church scholar and translator. Saint Jerome as a hermit holding a stone and a skull, with a lion at his feet and a crucifix in the background. Painting by Navarrete el Mudo, 16th century.
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0112123
CHINA: BUDDHA.
Buddha meditating. Statue from the Gong Xian grottos. Grey limestone, Northern Wei Dynasty (386-534).
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0133821
5E MARIAGE D'EDDIE BARCLAY.
5th Eddie Barclay's wedding with Michele Desmazures at Neuilly, june 21, 1973. Full credit: AGIP - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All rights reser
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0168478
MEXICO: TEOTIHUACAN MAN.
Ceramic figure of a man standing under a dress with sea-shells below. From Teotihuacan, Mexico, 200 B.C. - 800 A.D.
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0103309
MAYAN DANCER.
Stone sculpture of a dancer from the Mayan civilization of ancient Mexico.
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0002141
SAINT JEROME (340-420).
Temptation of St Jerome by the Devil. Woodcut, French, 16th century.
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0083031
ST. AUGUSTINE (354-430).
Early Christian church father and philosopher. Illumination from a 12th century manuscript showing the great bishop beside the towers of Hippo, holding one of his works in his hand.
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0115860
EGYPT: COPTIC FIGURE.
Christian figure representing either Hagia Sophia (Holy Wisdom), or an Archangel. Stone relief, Egyptian, 5th century A.D.
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0167720
MEXICO: ANCIENT MASK.
Painted clay sculpture of a mask of an old man, from Teotihuacan, Mexico, 450-750 A.D. Height: 14.5 inches.
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0116924
OLYMPIC GAMES, 1912.
Army rifle shooting event at the fifth Olympic Games, held in Stockholm, Sweden, in 1912.
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0054947
BUDDHA, 4th-7th CENTURY.
Polychrome stucco head of Buddha from Chinese Turkestan.
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0000296
ST. AUGUSTINE (354-430).
Christian church father and philosopher. The Vision of St. Augustine. Copper engraving, English, 19th century, after the painting by Benvenuto de Garofalo.
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0103538
MEXICO: TOTONAC FIGURE.
Ceramic torso of a woman, decorated with two small animal paintings, made by the Totonac culture of Veracruz, Mexico, 200-500 A.D. Height: 49 cm.
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0116836
THE DEATH OF DIDO.
Illumination from a Latin manuscript of the 'Aeneid,' c400 A.D.
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0168470
MEXICO: TEOTIHUACAN VASE.
Tripod vessel decorated with a frescoed scene of a priest in ceremonial dress making an offering to the gods. From Teotihuacan, Mexico, 5th-8th century A.D.
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0415850
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Fragment of a decorated plate uncovered in Liguria, Italy. Roman Civilisation, 5th century. Full credit: De Agostini / A. De Gregorio / Granger, NYC -- All rights r
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ART & ARCHITECTURE.
Bianca Pellegrini holding a sword to Pier Maria Rossi on his knees, detail of the Love story between Bianca Pellegrini and Pier Maria Rossi, 1452, by Benedetto Bembo (born ca. 1420), fresco, Gold Room, Torrechiara Castle, near Langhirano, Emilia-Romagna. Italy, 15th century. Full credit: De Agostini / A. De Gregorio / The Granger Collec
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0029053
THE YOUTHFUL CHRIST
Gilded glass, Roman, 3rd-5th century.
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0168466
MEXICO: TEOTIHUACAN.
Orangeware tripod bowl with a jaguar handle, from Teotihuacan, Mexico, 400-600 A.D.
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0058104
FLAVIUS PRISCUS ATTALUS
(d. after 416). Emperor of Rome, 409-410. Contemporary Roman silver medallion.
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0118666
PERU: MOCHE JAR.
Spouted redware jar with a molded death scene in relief, made by the Moche civilization of ancient Peru, 1st - 8th century A.D.
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0248217
PASS OF DARIEL, GEORGIA.
The monastery of Ananur stands within Georgia's Pass of Dariel. George Kennan.
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0254256
NEAR PENHURST, KENT, ENGLAND.
A woman stands in the yard of her five-century-old cottage. Clifton R. Adams.
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0120470
CHINA: COURT LADIES.
Admonitions of the instructress to the palace ladies (detail). Painted silk scroll by Ku K'ai-Chih (c344-c405).
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0103442
MAYAN GODDESS, 200-900 A.D.
Classic Mayan painted ceramic goddess, from Jaina Island, Campeche, Mexico, c200-900 A.D.
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0048878
NESTORIAN WALL PAINTING.
Nestorian wall painting of Palm Sunday found in Chotscho, Chinese Turkestan.
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0103463
TEOTIHUACÁN DANCERS.
Three men dance holding flowering branches. The spirals indicate their singing. Detail from the fresco mural painting 'The Earthly Paradise of Tlaloc,' at the Palace of Tepantitla, Teotihuacán, Mexico, 350-650 A.D.
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0004458
ST. AUGUSTINE (354-430).
Christian church father and philosopher. St. Augustine in his study. Woodcut from his 'Soliloquii,' Florence, 1491.
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0014205
BEETHOVEN: FIFTH SYMPHONY.
First page of the autographed manuscript of Ludwig van Beethoven's Fifth Symphony in C Minor, opus 67.
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0091172
BRIDAL CASKET, c400. A.D.
Early Christian silver bridal casket found at the Esquiline Hill in Rome, Italy.
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0052099
ALARIC I (370?-410).
King of the Visigoths, 395-410. Wood engraving, American, 19th century.
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