CROSS FROM MOUNT ATHOS.
BEFORE the Christian era, Mount Athos was celebrated for the length of its shadow (ingenti tellurem proximus umbra vestit. Stat.), which was said to reach as far as the isle of Lemnos, for the multitude of its hares (quot lepores in Atho. Ovid.), and for having been the scene of one of the most wonderful exploits of Xerxes, who in his invasion of Greece is said to have cut a passage for his ships through the lower part of this vast mass of mountains.
Byzantine silk fabric made in tapestry art. 11th century.
French family laborers – Noble family 5th century.
Merovingian Warrior, Bishop, King and Queen. 6th century.
Merovingian King in char with guardians. 6th century
Statue of Roman Emperor Julian in 360.
Julian in 360 proclaims at the Palais des Thermes. Was found in 1850. Statue de l’empereur Julien, proclame en 360 au palais des Thermes. Fut trouvée en 1850. Continue reading