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ST. CATHERINE OF ALEXANDRIA
(early 4th century A.D.). The martyrdom of Saint Catherine. Woodcut by Albrecht Dürer, c1498.
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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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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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0115798
TEMPLE OF SOLOMON.
Constructing the Temple of Solomon. Byzantine manuscript illumination from Constantinople, late 4th century.
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0126429
ROMAN MOSAIC, 4TH CENTURY.
Detail of a Roman mosaic of women gymnasts wearing bikinis and exercising, from the Villa Romana del Casale, Piazza Armerina, Sicily, 4th century A.D. Photograph, 2005. Full credit: Schellhorn - ullstein bild / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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SIRANI: SAINT JEROME.
Church scholar and translator. Oil on canvas by Elisabetta Sirani, mid 17th century. Full credit: Imagno - ullstein bild / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserv
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0103412
MEXICO: WOMAN WITH METATE.
A Pre-Columbian Mexican woman grinding grain with a metate. Beside her, a child eats a tortilla. Ceramic, 1-500 A.D. Height: 12 cm.
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0167844
TIKAL: MAYAN FLINTS.
Group of Mayan eccentric flints, from Tikal, Guatemala. The brown flints date from 600-900 A.D., the others were made earlier.
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0326755
ROME: ARCH OF CONSTANTINE.
The Arch of Constantine and the Colosseum in Rome, Italy. Stereograph, 1901.
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0078749
MAYAN JAGUAR VASE.
Calcite vase with Jaguar handles, from the Ulua Valley region of Honduras. Classic Period (mid-2nd century to early 10th century).
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0130939
FRANCE: ELECTION, 1946.
A French woman voting on a referendum that will result in the rejection of the Constitution for the Fourth French Republic, 5 May 1946.
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0162108
VOITURE FERRARI.
The new Ferrari 330 GT on january 14, 1964. Full credit: AGIP - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved. 
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0130046
SAINT JEROME (c340-420).
Church scholar and translator. Saint Jerome departing from Constantinople. Illumination from the Belles Heures of Jean, Duc of Berry, c1413.
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0016575
CONSTANTINE I (d. 337).
Constantine the Great. Roman emperor, 306-337. Line engraving, French, 17th century.
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JOHN MONTAGU (1718-1792).
Fourth Earl of Sandwich. Copper engraving, English, 1787.
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SAINT JEROME (340-420).
Temptation of St Jerome by the Devil. Woodcut, French, 16th century.
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0409214
CIVIL WAR: UNION OFFICERS.
Col. James H. Childs (standing) with other officers of the 4th Pennsylvania Cavalry in Westover Landing, Virginia. Photograph by Alexander Gardner, August 1862.
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0130864
ROMAN MOSAIC: HERCULES.
Hercules being crowned with a laurel wreath by Zeus (no longer visible). Roman mosaic from the triclinium of the Villa Romana del Casale, Piazza Armerina, Sicily, 4th century A.D.
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0011877
JOHN MURRAY (1732-1809).
Fourth earl of Dunmore. Scottish colonial administrator in America. Dunmore's seal and signature.
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0053467
OLD ST. PETER'S BASILICA.
Old St. Peter's Basilica in Rome, started c315. Insert: coin from reign of Constatntine II (453-361).
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0102960
JAPAN: HANIWA FIGURE.
Funerary figure of a horse and rider. Fired clay, Japanese, middle Kofun period, 4th-5th century A.D.
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0043946
DIOCLETIAN (245-313).
Roman Emperor, 284-305. Contemporary Roman marble bust.
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0025235
EMPEROR VALERIAN'S DEFEAT.
4th century Sassanian cameo showing defeat and capture of Roman Emperor Valerian (left) by King Shapur I in 260 A.D.
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0104108
MEXICO: PREGNANT FIGURE.
Ceramic figure of a pregnant woman, from Nayarit Mexico, 300-500 A.D.
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ARCHAEOLOGY.
Gold solidus of Eugene, recto. Roman coins, 4th century AD. Full Credit: De Agostini / V. Pirozzi / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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ARCHAEOLOGY.
Hadda, Head af an ascetic, stucco 4th century A.D., France, Paris, Musee National des Arts Asiatiques Guimet (oriental art museum), Afghan art. Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0117713
FRANCE: COURT LIFE, 1690s.
Waiting in 'The Fourth Room of the Apartments.' One in a series of etchings, 1694-1696, by Antoine Trouvain, depicting a suite of reception rooms at the Palace of Versailles.
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0126208
PERU: MOCHE POTTERY.
From left: sitting woman, kneeling lepper, sitting hunchback. Pottery from the Moche civilization in Peru, c100-800 A.D.
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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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0101501
MARTYRDOM: SAINT TARBULA.
Tarbula, sister of Simeon, torn asunder by the Romans in 345 A.D. Wood engraving from an 1832 American edition of John Foxe's 'Book of Martyrs.'
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0107130
CONSTANTINE I (d. 337).
Constantine the Great. Roman emperor, 306-337. Bronze head, 4th century 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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0012097
ALEXANDER THE GREAT
(356-323 B.C.). King of Macedonia. Posthumous portrait on a silver tetradrachm, c300 B.C., depicting Alexander with the horns of Amen.
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0022724
CHINA: ART, EROTICA.
Detail from Sou Nu King, Chinese Taoist treatise on sexual initiation, c4th century A.D.
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0123588
CHINA: EMPRESS & ATTENDANTS.
Empress Liu E of Han Zhao with her attendants, early 4th century A.D. Left detail of 'Admonishing in Chains,' a painted handscroll by an anonymous Ming Dynasty artist, 15th-16th century, after a 7th century painting by Yen Li Pen. Ink and color on silk.
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0123938
CHINA: DRUNK OFFICIAL.
Shan Chien, a Jin governor of the Six Dynasties period, riding back after getting drunk with wine at one of his feasts at Kao-yang pond, 309 A.D. Detail from a handscroll, Ching Dynasty, 17th century, purported to be based on a work by the Sung Dynasty artist Li Gonglin (1049-1106). Ink on paper.
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0104088
MEXICO: TEOTIHUACÁN HEAD.
Miniature head from Teotihuacán, Mexico, c250-375 A.D. Height: 4.8 cm.
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SASSANIAN KING.
Silver head of a Sassanian King, late 4th or early 5th century A.D.
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WORLD WAR I: COCHEM, C1918.
American soldiers look across the Moselle river at a castle serving as headquarters for the Forth Army Corps in Cochem, Germany. Photograph, c1918.
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0168458
MEXICO: TEOTIHUACAN MASK.
Carved alabaster funerary mask from Teotihuacan, Mexico, 300-700 A.D.
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