When Alethe arrived at a suitable age, she was taught, like other children of the priestesses, to take a share in the service and ceremonies of the shrines.
British priestesses. Roman era 3rd century.
FROM among the few but remarkable specimens of art-work man ship contributed to the Exhibition by the Caucasian Agricultural Society of Tiflis, we have selected a saddle-cloth from Kabardah, a district to the east of Mount Elbruz, the highest summit of the great Caucasian mountain-range. Circassian embroidered Saddle-Cloth. Embroidered dress, Greece. Hand-work of the North-American Indian Melicete tribe. International exhibition, 1862.
Electra, the daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra, mourning the fate of her father, waits for the return of Orestes, her brother, as the avenger of his father’s death.
Boudicca queen of the British Iceni tribe.
French family laborers – Noble family 5th century.
Merovingian Warrior, Bishop, King and Queen. 6th century.
Char d’un roi fainéant – Au fond, char de paysan.
Automedon charioteer of Achilles. AUTOMEDON was the son of Diorus, and the charioteer of Achilles.
Abracadabra. Abracadabra is regarded as the word that in most languages has the same pronunciation. It is a common term as a magic word which is already in late antiquity may… Read More