An Inferior Officer of the Janissaries. Lower-ranking official of the Janissary corps.
The establishment of the Spahis is the most ancient in Turkey. This drawing was made from a Spahi, belonging to one of the Asiatic provinces.
Laddle-Bearer. Cook of the Janissary corps.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
THESE spoils from Napoleon’s army were secured by Sir Walter on the occasion of his visit to the field of Waterloo.
ARMED PEASANT Of the Ciudad Rodrigo Militia. CIUDAD Rodrigo is a city in the province of Salamanca, situated on a rising ground, on the north bank of a river running… Read More
The Aqueduto das Águas Livres in Lisbon is a complex system of development, delivery and distribution of water to the city
Sintra (traditionally known in English as Cintra) is a small town (vila) in Portugal about 25 km west of Lisbon. It belongs to the Município of the same name. The… Read More
The Lines of Torres Vedras were a triple fortification line of forts around the capital of Portugal.
THE fleet with the troops under the orders of Lieutenant-General Sir Harry Burrard, came to an anchor in the open sea, off this Creek, on the 25th of August, 1808.
Costumes of East Europe in ancient times. Sarmatian, Dacian, Soythian