The Cathedral of Chartres, founded in the earliest times of Christianity in the west, is remarkable for the many misfortunes it has sustained.
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… Read More
The Armenian bishop of Djulfa, Azerbaidjan. c. 1886. The cathedral of Eschmiadsin.
Buddhist Priest and Gentleman of Loo choo.
Friar of the Order of St. Francis.
Fra ‘Jean de la Valette, Jean Parisot de La Valette, (1494 – 1568) was from 1557 until his death the 49th Grand Master of the Military Order of Malta and founder of present capital of Malta, Valletta.
Muslim ascetic orders. Ecstatic Dances. Life on the Bosphorus. Doings in the city of the Sultan. Turkey, past and present, including chronicles of the Caliphs from Mahomet to Abdul Hamid II. by William J. J. Spry.
We made up a party one Friday to visit the Dancing Dervishes, at their pretty little white marble mosque at Pera.
L’ÉCLAT de la chevalerie commença à s’obscurcir dans le XIVe siècle, et s’éclipsa entièrement vers la fin du XVe.