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  1. 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
  2. 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.
  3. 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...
  4. 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.
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Ruins of a Roman Bath

    Ruins of a Roman Bath

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

    Capriccio with Roman Ruins

    This is a scene in or about Rome by Marco Ricci
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. KorbenDallas

    What event turned Scythia into Tartary?

    A while back I ran into the map below. It's always interesting why geographical names change, but we rarely get any explanations. This transition from Scythia to Tartary is not an exception. As far as I understand, it's impossible to estimate the true size of Scythia due to the lack of available...
  15. KorbenDallas

    1742: Festivities organized by Duke of Belle-Isle for the coronation of Charles VII

    Here we have the 1742 view of the building of light which was in front of the palace of his Excellency Monsignor the Marshal Duke of Belle-Isle. The below image is titled and described: Veue de l'edifice de lumiere qui êtoit en face du palais de Son Excellence Mgr le mareschal duc de...
  16. KorbenDallas

    4th century AD Antient Sports by Girls in Bikini, Villa del Casale

    Yup, that’s exactly what they were doing 1,700 years ago. Working out with dumb bells and medicine balls. Bikini girls mosaic, Villa del Casale, Piazza Armerina, 4th Century AD, Sicily, Italy Bikini Girls of Villa Romana del Casale. Do We Know All About Them? Villa Romana del Casale -...
  17. KorbenDallas

    Siena trumps Rome, or Wolf vs Elephant

    S.P.Q.R. vs. S.P.Q.S. Senātus Populusque Rōmānus vs. Senātus Populusque Sienus The Senate and People of Rome - SPQR Wiki The Senate and People of Siena - SPQS Wiki - oops, there aint's one Source We are taught that the city of Rome is very old. We are also taught that the history of the...
  18. KorbenDallas

    Dating: Bricks Tell the Story

    The main idea: nothing made of fired bricks is ancient. 14th-15th centuries the earliest. As I was saying in one of the related articles, the gap between the Ancient Rome and the Holy Roman Empire does not exist due to both being one and the same. The gap, in my opinion was filled with what we...
  19. KorbenDallas

    Ancient Coats of Arms

    It's gonna take a couple of minutes to lay the foundation for the credibility of the Ancient Coats of Arms. Please bear with me, and pay attention to the contents of the introduction. History of Heraldry Heraldry is the system of visual identification of rank and pedigree which developed in the...
  20. KorbenDallas

    Excavation of Rome: archaeologists are silent

    A few minutes of image searching produced many interesting images pertaining to the excavation of Rome. Where did the dirt come from? This is one of those questions, our contemporary archaeologists will never answer truthfully. As a matter of fact they appear to be avoiding the issue altogether...
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