The “Babende” are the members of a secret society among the Bangongo, a tribe of the Buschongo or Songora on the lower Congo.
Lake Lugano is a glacial lake with Mediterranean climate, between the Canton of Ticino in Switzerland and Lombardy in Italy.
ODIN, Wuotan, or Woden was the highest and holiest god of the Northern races.
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The tiger is, and apparently always has been, an essentially Asiatic animal
The favourite anchorage of Christopher Columbus on his voyages of discovery.
Jainism is the only one of the early Indian monastic orders which has handed down almost intact its tenets and organisation to the present day.
The ornamental trees of Hawaii. Cassia nodosa, formerly known as Cathartocarpus.
The customs of peoples. A chief from the Roro tribe, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia.
Lateral facade of King Pal’s palace, in the Gwalior fortress
Women’s head-dress of linen. Edged in front with white lace. — From 1750—1850.
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