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  1. KorbenDallas

    Fortress of Mongatz aka Palanok Castle aka Mukachevo Castle. Who built it?

    The Palanok Castle or Mukachevo Castle or Fortress of Mongatz is a historic castle in the city of Mukacheve in the western Ukrainian province of Zakarpattia. The Palanok Castle is delicately preserved, and is located on a former 68 metre high volcanic hill. The castle complex consists of three...
  2. Emperor Marcus Aurelius and members of the Imperial family

    Emperor Marcus Aurelius and members of the Imperial family

    Emperor Marcus Aurelius (161-180 AD) and members of the Imperial family offer sacrifice in gratitude for success against Germanic tribes. In the backgrounds stands the Temple of Jupiter on the Capitolium (this is the only extant portrayal of this roman temple). Bas-relief from the Arch of Marcus...
  3. Giant door #8

    Giant door #8

    A giant door in Rome.
  4. Index of the Marble Fragments of the Plan of Ancient Rome #2

    Index of the Marble Fragments of the Plan of Ancient Rome #2

    Index of the Marble Fragments of the Plan of Ancient Rome
  5. Index of the Marble Fragments of the Plan of Ancient Rome #1

    Index of the Marble Fragments of the Plan of Ancient Rome #1

    Index of the Marble Fragments of the Plan of Ancient Rome
  6. Marble fragments of the plan of Ancient Rome #3

    Marble fragments of the plan of Ancient Rome #3

    Marble fragments of the plan of Ancient Rome
  7. Marble fragments of the plan of Ancient Rome #2

    Marble fragments of the plan of Ancient Rome #2

    Marble fragments of the plan of Ancient Rome
  8. Marble fragments of the plan of Ancient Rome #1

    Marble fragments of the plan of Ancient Rome #1

    Marble fragments of the plan of Ancient Rome
  9. Map of Rome with locations of all the Ancient Monuments

    Map of Rome with locations of all the Ancient Monuments

    Map of Rome drawn with the situation of all the ancient monuments, of which the remains are still to be seen today, and illustrated with fragments of marble fragments of the map of ancient Rome.
  10. KorbenDallas

    Ancient Romans built the General Post Office of Dublin

    I wasn't planning on writing this article, but figured why not. The article will cover a bit more than just the Dublin Post Office building, for the issue we're facing is somewhat more serious. Looks like the so-called "ancient Rome" is involved in this story. Several SH Blog articles could...
  11. Paleochristian mosaic from Santa Pudenziana in Rome

    Paleochristian mosaic from Santa Pudenziana in Rome

    Detail of the (allegedly) 5th century AD Paleochristian mosaic from the Basilica of Santa Pudenziana in Rome. The Basilica of Santa Pudenziana is recognized as the oldest place of Christian worship in Rome.
  12. Capriccio of Roman ruins with peasants in the foreground

    Capriccio of Roman ruins with peasants in the foreground

    Capriccio of Roman ruins with peasants in the foreground by Charles-Louis Clérisseau, 1773
  13. Interior of a Roman basilica with figures #2

    Interior of a Roman basilica with figures #2

    Interior of a Roman basilica with figures by Charles-Louis Clérisseau, 1769
  14. Interior of a Roman basilica with figures #1

    Interior of a Roman basilica with figures #1

    Interior of a Roman basilica with figures by Charles-Louis Clérisseau, 1769
  15. Ruins of a Roman Bath

    Ruins of a Roman Bath

    Ruins of a Roman Bath by Charles-Louis Clérisseau, 1763
  16. Capriccio with Roman Ruins

    Capriccio with Roman Ruins

    This is a scene in or about Rome by Marco Ricci
  17. KorbenDallas

    2,300 Year Old 'Athlete's Tomb' Found Intact Outside Rome

    Once you see something memorable, you'll never be able to unsee it. This is truly amazing that we have been buying BS like this for generations, and will continue buying for more generations to come. Unfortunately, levels of exposure our efforts get are miniscule. What we have below is the PTB...
  18. KorbenDallas

    SPQR this & SPQx that. Empires were everywhere.

    This here is Lord Mayor's Dinner at Guildhall on 11/09/1829 (year according to the notice of the British Museum). The dinner was organized by William Thompson who was the Lord Mayor of London from 1828 to 1829. The dinner was held in honor of his predecessor Matthias Prime Lucas. The Lord Mayor...
  19. KorbenDallas

    Vatican, where are the Keys of Saint Peter?

    Saint Peter - died between AD 64 and 68 - c. 1468 by Marco Zoppo Peter holding the Keys of Heaven and a book representing the gospel. KD: I view this book as an instruction manual for the keys. Saint Peter was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ, and one of the first leaders of the...
  20. KorbenDallas

    Moctezuma II: the Holy Roman Emperor?

    Double-Headed Eagle In heraldry, the double-headed eagle is a charge associated with the concept of Empire. Most modern uses of the symbol are directly or indirectly associated with its use by the Roman/East Roman Empire, whose use of it represented the Empire's dominion over the Near East and...
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