Wakf property of Daniel. Sheikh Thae.
Visit to Sheikh Thaer, administrator of the Wakf property of Daniel, 1848.
Iran. Khuzestan. Ab-Dizfoul and the secretaries of Sheikh Thaer. Drawing of Tofani, from a photograph.
Ruins about the Taj Mahal, Agra.
Inside of a house in the Radack Islands.
Polynesia. Island nation of the Marshall Islands.
St Michael’s Mount
St. Michael’s Mount (Cornish: An Garrel Los y ‘Cos) is a tidal island on the southwestern tip of England, which is 366 m before the village Marazion in Cornwall and has an area of 0.23 km².
Henri de Lorraine, duc de Guise.
France 16th century. Reign of Henri II. Renaissance fashion history.
Entrance to the Tower of the Winds at Athens.
Jewish graves at Bab el Oued, Algier. Algeria 19th century.
Caravan in an indoor street of Algier, Algeria.
Algérie – Caravane dans une Rue Couverte, Algier. Continue reading
The Temple of Muses, Finsbury Square London. Regency era bookstore in 1809. Continue reading
A Buddhist Temple at Nagasaki Japan.
From the book: Two journeys to Japan. 1856-7, by Kinahan Cornwallis. Illustrated by the author. Published by Thomas Cautley Newby. London 1859. Continue reading
Charles the Fat encamped under the walls of Paris, 9th century.
Charles the Fat, Charles III, Carolingian Emperor encamped under the walls of Paris without daring to fight the Normans preferred to buy their retirement with money.
Charles le gros campa sous les murs de Paris sans oser combattre les Normands préférant acheter leur retraite à prix d’argent.
Charles III. (839-888) from the noble family of the Carolingian was 876-887 East Frankish king, 879-887 King of Italy, from 882 rulers in Bavaria, Franconia and Saxony, 885-888 West Frankish king and 881-888 Roman Emperor. The non-contemporary nickname of thickness he wore according to present knowledge wrongly. In the German rulers lists he is known as the third, but not in French lists. Charles applicable in the science of history as a “weak” sovereign, but this may also be related to his illness; probably he suffered from epilepsy.
- The Byzantine Varangian Guards. Viking Chiefs of the 5th Century.
- Alfred the Great. The first English king.
- King Harold II. Last Anglo-Saxon king of England.
- The Carolingian Period 752-987. Reign of Charlemagne.
Norman viking invasion in 845.
Siege and attack on Paris by Vikings