Leading the spectator onward, and crossing to Villa Nova on the southern bank of the Douro, we come in full view of the city of Oporto
The costume worn by early Greeks was the simplest type of dress civilized man has ever fashioned.
Greek Art. Examples of the flora of Magna Græcia. Painted antefixæ. Terra cotta ornaments. Paintings on vases. Fret-work or meanders.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
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Various depictions and descriptions of bloody and bloodless sacrificial ceremonies of the ancient Romans. The cultrarius, the camillus, the spondaules, the victim butchers, victimarii, the popa.
The two warriors in the picture are wearing or carrying most of the types of war material used by the Greeks for over a thousand years.
The Nile is the only river of Egypt, and is called by way of pre-eminence the River.
The Paulus Emilius series, as previously stated, was woven in the third quarter of the XVII century. It showed the Roman hero clad in a sumptuous robe …
The Cretan costume of Antiquity. Long ago on the island of Crete there lived a group of people called Cretans and belonged to Minoan or Mycenaean Age.
Rome. Musical instruments. Wind instruments. Stringed instruments. Cymbals, Timpani and castanets.
The atrium was connected to several side rooms, which were closed by doors, and two open rooms, the latter being called alae.