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ST. PAUL AND SILAS.
After the earthquake at Philippi, the jailer cries, 'What must I do to be saved?' to St. Paul and Silas (Acts 16:30). Wood engraving, American, 1884.
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ST. PAUL: CONVERSION.
The conversion of St. Paul (Acts 9:3-5). Woodcut, c1508, by Hans Baldung Grien (c1485-1545).
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SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE.
View of the section of San Francisco from First and Bryant Streets, following the earthquake of 18 April 1906.
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0266344
WASHINGTON, D.C.: PRISON.
Political prison on the Corner of First Street and A Street in Washington, D.C., during the Civil War. Wood engraving, American, 1861.
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OLD CAPITOL PRISON, c1864.
The Old Capitol Prison, on the corner of 1st Street and A Street Northeast in Washington, D.C. Stereograph view, c1864.
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OLD CAPITOL PRISON, c1864.
A view of the Old Capitol Prison, on the corner of 1st Street and A Street Northeast in Washington, D.C. Albumen print, 1866, by Alexander Gardner, after a photograph, c1864, by William R. Pywell.
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FINE ART.
Roman Antiquity Venus (Aphrodite) and the deadly wounded Adonis Roman fresco from Pompeii - 1st century B.C. -.
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0266995
MARTYRDOM OF PHILIP.
The crucifixion of Philip the Apostle, c80 A.D. Woodcut by Michael Wolgemut from the 'Nuremberg Chronicle,' 1493.
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0050096
MARTYRDOM OF ST. STEPHEN.
The martyrdom of St. Stephen in Jerusalem (Acts 7:60). Wood engraving, 19th century, after Gustave Doré.
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0087955
SAINT JOHN THE EVANGELIST.
Saint John on the island of Patmos, Greece. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0027122
FIRST PRINTED MAP, 1472.
The first printed map, 1472, with accompanying printed text from St. Isidore of Seville's explanation of the world, originally written in the late 6th century.
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0014704
VLADIMIR I (956?-1015).
First Christian ruler of Kievan Rus, c978-1015. St. Vladimir the Great between his murdered sons, Saints Boris and Gleb. Detail of a Russian icon, Moscow School.
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0129811
SAINTS PETER AND PAUL.
The martyrdom of Saint Peter (top) and Saint Paul (bottom). Medieval manuscript illumination.
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VLADIMIR I (c956-1015).
First Christian ruler of Kievan Rus, c978-1015. Saint Vladimir the Great depicted on a silver coin of his reign.
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0111261
ST. PAUL AT EPHESUS.
The Sermon of St. Paul at Ephesus. Books of magic are being burned in the foreground. French educational postcard, freely after Eustache le Sueur, 1950s.
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0037769
UNCLE TOM'S CABIN, 1852.
The runaway slave Scipio hunted by a mob, as his master, St. Clare, tries to prevent his death by buying Scipio again. Engraving after George Cruikshank from the first English edition, 1883, of Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin.
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0008714
WASHINGTON: INAUGURATION.
The inauguration of George Washington as the first President of the United States at Federal Hall, New York City, on 30 April 1789. Wood engraving, American, 1889.
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0097220
SAINT PETER (c. 67 A.D.).
Woodcut by Hans Sebald Beham, c1530.
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0097467
FIRST PRINTED MAP, 1472.
The first printed map, 1472, with accompanying printed text from St. Isidore of Seville's explanation of the world, originally written in the late 6th century.
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0014311
GOSPEL OF MATTHEW, 1525.
The first page of William Tyndale's Gospel of St. Matthew from the New Testament printed in Cologne, Germany, 1525.
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0014943
SAINT PETER (d. 67).
One of the Twelve Apostles and traditionally the first bishop of Rome. A 6th century silver book cover from Syria, found near Antioch.
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0106289
MARTYRDOM OF ST. STEPHEN.
St. Stephen stoned to death in Jerusalem, c35 A.D. Wood engraving, American, c1840.
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0097798
SAINT PAUL IN PRISON.
Saint Paul writing his epistle to the Ephesians while in prison (Ephesians 3:1-6). Wood engraving, 19th century, after Henri Félix Emmanuel Philippoteaux.
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0075340
BREAKING OF BREAD.
Fractio panis (the Breaking of Bread), late 2nd century. Wall painting in the so-called 'Greek Chapel' of the Catacomb of Priscilla, Rome, Italy.
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0023806
CONVERSION OF ST. PAUL.
Oil on canvas by Niccolo dell'Abate, after 1551.
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0057523
ST. PAUL AND MESSENGER.
Saint Paul handing an epistle to a messenger. Woodcut from the Cologne Bible, 1478-80.
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0056569
SAINT PAUL (d.67 A.D.).
Apostle to the Gentiles. St Paul preaching to the Thessalonians (I Thessalonians 2:9). Wood engraving after Gustave Dore.
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0067564
GEORGE WASHINGTON
(1732-1799). First President of the United States. Steel engraving, after C.B.J.F. de Saint-Memin.
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0039988
ST. BARNABAS (1st century A.D.).
Apostolic Father of the Church. Mural from the Church of the Holy Cross, Platanistasa, Cyprus, 15th century.
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0098360
MARTYRDOM OF ST. STEPHEN.
St. Stephen stoned to death in Jerusalem, c35 A.D. Wood engraving, American, c1840.
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0079070
SIEGE OF RHODES, 1479.
'First Siege of Rhodes (From an Ancient Manuscript).' The unsuccessful siege by the Ottoman Turks against Rhodes and the Knights of St. John in 1479.
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0130045
SAINT PAUL (d. 67 A.D.).
Apostle to the Gentiles. The mocking of Paul. Drawing from a codex, early 10th century.
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0415935
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Landscape and mythological scene with Oedipus questioning the Sphinx, fresco from Villa San Marco in Castellammare di Stabia, Campania, Italy. Roman Civilisation, 1st century. Full credit: De Agostini / G. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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LITERATURE.
Paul's first letter to the Thessalonians, from Volume II of the Bible of Borso d'Este, illuminated by Taddeo Crivelli (1425-1479) and others, Latin manuscript 422-423, folio 206, recto, parchment, 1455-1461. Italy, 15th century. Full Credit: De Agostini / A. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0045462
ST PETER AND ST JOHN.
St Peter and St John at the Beautiful Gate (Acts 3:6): wood engraving after Gustave Doré (1833-1883).
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0013563
SAINT PETER (d. 67).
One of the Twelve Apostles and traditionally the first bishop of Rome. Copper engraving, 17th century.
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0039514
ST. AUGUSTINE (d. 604).
First archbishop of Canterbury. St. Augustine and his forty monks before Aethelbert I and his wife, Bertha, King and Queen of Kent, in 597. Wood engraving, 19th century, after a drawing by L.P. Lyendecker.
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0045169
GASPARD de COLIGNY
(1519-1572). French admiral and Huguenot leader. The murder of Coligny in his bedroom, the first victim of the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre, 24 August 1572. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0041298
ST. PAUL: CONVERSION.
The conversion of St. Paul (Acts 9:3-5). Wood engraving, 19th century, after Gustave Doré.
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0124340
EARLY CHRISTIAN PATEN.
Paten from the abbey church of St. Denis in Paris, France. Serpentine with inlaid gold fish design, 1st century, with mount of gold, glass, and gems from the court of Charles the Bald of France, 840-877. Diameter: 6 2/3 in.
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