THE details that fill the accompanying plate are too numerous for us to indicate the sources from which they have been derived, but they have all been taken from manuscripts of the fifteenth century.
Hebron is one of the most memorable sites of Palestine, as the abiding place of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
The Erechtheion is an Ionic-style temple on the Acropolis in Athens, built between about 420 and 406 BC.
CRETE AND GREECE. Middle and Late Minoan circa 2000—1200 B.C. Vessels from Cnossus, Mochlos, Korakou, Palaikastro, Melos.
European Hand Firearms of the Sixteenth Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, by Herbert J. Jackson.
ROMAN MAGIC HAND. Amulets in ancient days were usually small charms fashioned sometimes into various shapes and suspended from a necklace.
Syria is a state in the Near East and part of the Mashreq. Syria borders Israel and Jordan to the south, Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north and Iraq to the east.
The illustration shows a typical English pikeman’s corselet of the early seventeenth century, at a period when every infantry regiment consisted of musketeers and pikemen in varying proportions.
Through this city flows the sacred river, Godavari, second in sanctity only to the Ganges itself.
The Abbey of Vallombrosa is located in the village of the same name in the municipality of Reggello, in the province of Florence in the Apennines and diocese of Fiesole,… Read More