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JULIUS CAESAR (100 B.C-44 B.C.).
Roman general and statesman. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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VIRGIL (70-19 B.C.).
Woodcut from an edition of his Aeneid published 1532, at Venice.
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CELTIC DEITY, 1st CENTURY B.C.
Celtic bronze statue of a god, from France, end of 1st century B.C.
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0120413
CHINA: EMPEROR & SCHOLARS.
Xuan Di, Western Han emperor of China (74-49 B.C.), conferring with scholars at his court. Chinese painting, 18th century.
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0044127
ANCIENT ROME: HOUSE SLAVE.
A slave serving the diners in the triclinium of a weatlhy home in ancient Rome. Drawing, c1935.
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0046702
CLAUDE: CLEOPATRA.
The disembarkation of Cleopatra at Tarsus. Oil on canvas, c1642-43, by Claude Lorrain.
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0266962
HERODIUM, 2008.
Herod's Palace in Herodium, located in the West Bank. Photograph, 2008. Full credit: Insadco / Ivan Vdovin - ullstein bild / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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HERODIUM, 2008.
Herod's Palace in Herodium, located in the West Bank. Photograph, 2008. Full credit: Insadco / Ivan Vdovin - ullstein bild / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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CICERO (106-43 B.C.).
Roman statesman, orator, and philosopher. Line engraving, French, 1584.
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OVID (43 B.C.-c17 A.D.).
Roman poet. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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ROMAN WOMAN, 25 B.C.
A young Roman woman decanting perfume into an alabaster vessel. Roman fresco, c25 B.C.
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TEMPLE OF JERUSALEM.
Roman general Pompey the Great committing the sacrilege of entering the Holy of Holies in the Temple of Jerusalem, 1st century B.C. Illumination by Jean Fouquet from a 15th century French edition of Flavius Josephus' 'Antiquities of the Jews.'
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DEAD SEA SCROLLS.
The Habakkuk Commentary, columns 8-9, from Qumran. 1st-2nd century B.C.
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JUDAICA: ARTIFACTS.
Artifacts excavated in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jeruasalem, Herodian period, 1st century B.C.-1st century A.D.
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0082690
JULIUS CAESAR (100-44 B.C.).
Roman general and statesman. Marc Antony lamenting over the body of the slain Caesar on the Ides of March, 44 B.C. Wood engraving after Sir John Gilbert from Act III, Scene 1 of a 19th century edition of William Shakespeare's 'Julius Caesar.'
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CLEOPATRA VII (69-30 B.C.).
Last Macedonian queen of Egypt. Cleopatra before Julius Caesar (100-44 B.C.). Steel engraving, 19th century, after the painting by Jean Leon Gerome.
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0122953
CHINA: TOMB MODEL.
Earthenware tomb model of a structure with a moat. Han Dynasty, 206 B.C.-220 A.D.
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ROMAN COIN: EGYPT.
Chained crocodile, representing the capture of Egypt, on the reverse of a Roman gold aureus from the reign of Augustus, 27 B.C., commemorating the defeat of Marc Antony and Cleopatra at the Battle of Actium in 31 B.C.
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0108167
AUGUSTUS (63 B.C.-14 A.D.)
Emperor of Rome. Seal of Augustus in the form of a sphinx.
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0118811
CELTIC CAULDRON: DETAIL.
Detail from the Gundestrup cauldron, a vessel of Celtic workmanship found at Gundestrup, Denmark. Silver, 1st century B.C.
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0082686
JULIUS CAESAR (100-44 B.C.).
Roman general and statesman. Line engraving.
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0042269
ALEXANDRIA LIBRARY.
The burning of the library in Alexandria, Egypt, by the Romans under Julius Caesar in 47 B.C. German woodcut, 1493.
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0131943
CHINA: HUNTING AND FARMING.
Tile rubbing depicting men hunting birds with bows and arrows and men harvesting and threshing. Chinese, Han Dynasty (206 B.C. - 220 A.D.).
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0266785
ANTONY & CLEOPATRA.
Meeting on the River Cygnus. Engraving, 1887, after a painting by Lawrence Alma-Tadema.
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POMPEY THE GREAT
(106-48 B.C.). Roman general and statesman. Wood engraving after a Roman portrait bust.
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0078639
COINS OF BIBLICAL TIMES.
1. Shekel of Bar-Kokhba, 133 A.D. 2. Shekel of the 1st revolt, 66-70 A.D. 3. Half-shekel of the 1st Revolt, 66-70 A.D. 4. Denarius of the 2nd Revolt, 133 A.D. 5. Earliest Hebrew coin struck in Judah, 4th century B.C. 6. Dilepton, year two of the 1st Revolt, 67-68 A.D. 7. Dilepton of Matthathias Antigonus, 40-37 B.C.
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LIVY (59 B.C.-17 A.D.).
Titus Livius. Roman historian. Copper engraving, French, 1584.
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PHILO JUDAEUS
(c13 B.C.-c50 A.D.). Hellenistic Jewish philosopher of Alexandria. Color engraving, 1584.
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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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0167795
BABYLON: RECLINING NUDE.
Alabaster figure of a reclining goddess or odalisque. Babylon, Seleucid or Parthian period, 312-64 B.C.
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0039946
THREE GRACES.
Roman copy of the original Greek group of the 1st century B.C.
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0071333
GAIUS MAECENAS (c70-8 B.C.).
Roman statesman and patron of the arts. Lithograph, 19th century, after an ancient amethyst relief.
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ARCHAEOLOGY.
Clay amphora from Vulci (Italy). Etruscan Civilization, 9th-1st Century BC. Full Credit: DEA / G. NIMATALLAH / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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ARCHAEOLOGY.
Roman civilization, 1st century b.C. Fresco depicting garden with fruit trees and birds. From Rome, Triclinium of the House of Livia. Detail, a pine tree. Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved
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JULIUS CAESAR (100-44 B.C.).
Roman general and statesman. Caesar at home on the eve of the Ides of March, 44 B.C. Wood engraving after Sir John Gilbert from Act II, Scene 2 of a 19th century edition of William Shakespeare's 'Julius Caesar.'
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0066539
ROMAN SENATE: CATILINE.
Cicero denounces Catiline (c108-62 B.C.) in the Senate. Line engraving, 19th century.
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0114177
NIGERIA: NOK SCULPTURE.
Terracotta head, northern Nigeria, 500 B.C.- 200 A.D.
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SALLUST (86-34 B.C.).
Salustius Crispus. Roman historian and politician. Scene in the house of Sallust at Pompeii, Italy. Steel engraving, 19th century.
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AGRIPPA (63-12 B.C.).
Roman general and statesman. A symbol of
Agrippa's 'Great Circle.'
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NILE MOSAIC OF PALESTRINA.
Detail of a late Hellenistic, c100 B.C., Roman mosaic, a fanciful representation of the Nile River from Ethiopia to the Mediterranean.
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