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JULIUS CAESAR (100 B.C-44 B.C.).
Roman general and statesman. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0048902
NEBUCHADNEZZAR & DANIEL.
Daniel and his companions, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, before Nebuchadnezzar (Daniel 1:18-20). Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0043682
GAUTAMA BUDDHA
(c563-c483 B.C.). Indian philosopher, founder of Buddhism.
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0084097
GAUTAMA BUDDHA
(c563-c483 B.C.). Indian philosopher, founder of Buddhism. The Newborn Buddha (Japanese).
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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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0124186
CHINA: PALACES OF CH'IN.
Landscape of palaces of the Ch'in Dynasty (221-206 B.C.). Detail of a painted silk scroll, Sung Dynasty, 12th century, attributed to Chao Po-Chu.
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0180968
AESOP.
AESOP, *c600+ BC, Greek poet of fables - colored woodcut by Michael Wolgemut from the Nuremberg Chronicle (Schedel's World History), 1493
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0133510
EGYPTIAN BOOK OF THE DEAD.
Ancient Egyptian cleansing ritual. Painting on papyrus from the Egyptian Book of the Dead, 1100-900 B.C. Full credit: Archiv Gerstenberg - ullstein bild / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0054625
KING CROESUS OF LYDIA
(d. 546 B.C.) on his funeral pyre surrounded by his riches. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0037752
CONFUCIUS (c551-479 B.C.).
Chinese philosopher. Conferring with dukes of the Chinese states. Chinese drawing.
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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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0019177
APHRODITE ON A GOOSE.
Attic red-figured vase. c460 B.C. RESTRICTED OUTSIDE US.
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0019185
GREEK WEAPONS.
Early 5th century B.C. Arrowheads, spearheads, and dagger found at Marathon. RESTRICTED OUTSIDE US.
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0072583
ETRUSCAN ART, 474 B.C.
Etruscan bronze helmet dedicated at Olympia by Hieron of Syracuse after his victory over the Etruscans, 474 B.C. 'Hieron, son of Deinomenes, and the Syracusans to Zeus; Etruscan, from Cumae.'
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PLATO (c427-c347 B.C.).
Greek philosopher. Engraving.
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0260647
CYRUS II (600-529 B.C.).
Known as Cyrus the Great. King of Persia 550-529 B.C. Engraving. Full credit: Tal - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0009886
ALEXANDRIA: LIBRARY.
Reconstruction of a hall in the great library in Alexandria, Egypt, founded at the beginning of the 3rd century B.C. Color wood engraving, German, 19th century.
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0082660
HANNIBAL (247-183 B.C.).
Carthaginian general. Hannibal and his army crossing the Alps into Italy, 218 B.C. Gravure after a painting, 1894, by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris (1863-1930).
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0039072
VERONESE: FAMILY OF DARIUS.
The Family of Darius before Alexander. Oil on canvas.
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0104031
MEXICO: OLMEC MONUMENT.
Monumental Olmec stone figures at Parque La Venta, Tabasco, Mexico, from c900-100 B.C. Photograph, c1980.
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0106465
ALEXANDER THE GREAT
(356-323 B.C.). King of Macedonia. Marble relief by Andrea Verrocchio, c1480.
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0118756
GREECE: PARTHENON.
The Parthenon on the rock of Acropolis, Athens, Greece.
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0071723
LAO-TZU (c604-531 B.C.).
Chinese philosopher and founder of Taoism. Line drawing.
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0011173
ANCIENT OLYMPIC GAMES.
'Clisthenes in the Olympic Games.' A 19th century wood engraving illustrating the games of Greek antiquity.
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0031744
ARISTOTLE (384-322 B.C.)
Greek philosopher. Aristotle tutoring Alexander the Great, c342-335 B.C. Painting, c1895, by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris.
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0043650
AESOP (c620-560).
Reputed Greek fabulist. Woodcut, German, 1498.
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0066014
PARTHIAN CAVALRY.
Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0032527
ROMAN WOMAN, 25 B.C.
A young Roman woman decanting perfume into an alabaster vessel. Roman fresco, c25 B.C.
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0007944
CICERO (106-43 B.C.)
Marcus Tullius Cicero. Roman philosopher and statesman at his villa in Tusculum. After the painting by Georges Labayle.
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0042213
DEATH OF ELEAZAR.
(I Maccabees 6: 43,46). Maccabean attack on Assyrian caparisoned war elephant at Battle of Beth Zur. Wood engraving after Gustave Doré.
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0012031
HOMER: THE ILIAD.
The Trojan Horse. Drawing, c1918, by Willy Pogany.
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0122661
EGYPT: ROSETTA STONE.
Display table for the Rosetta Stone, inscribed c196 B.C. Line engraving, 19th century.
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0021225
ULYSSES AND CALYPSO
on an Attic red-figured hydria, 5th century B.C.
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0105215
CHINA: JADE ELEPHANT.
Anyang period, c1300-c1030 B.C.
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0276722
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Greek civilization, 4th-3rd century b.C. Goldsmithery. Gold earrings. Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0269862
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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0074189
PHILIP II (382-336 B.C.).
King of Macedon, 359-336 B.C. The assassination of King Philip by one of his courtiers, Pausanias, allegedly incited by Philip's former wife Olympias, whom he had divorced to marry another. Line engraving, 19th century.
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0076230
ARCHIMEDES (287?-212 B.C.).
Greek mathematician and inventor. Archimedes' invention of burning mirrors employed to destroy a Roman fleet. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0123056
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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0024258
DEAD SEA SCROLLS.
The Habakkuk Commentary, columns 8-9, from Qumran. 1st-2nd century B.C.
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