The silence of the tropical rainforest on the ascent to Adams Peak in Sri Lanka and the almost complete absence of animal life.
The first Robert Bruce came to England as a knight of Normandy, in the wake of William the Conqueror. After William’s victory over Harold, he sent him to the northern parts of England to subdue them.
Transitional Female costume between the Elizabethan and Charles I modes. Elizabethan fashion 1550 to 1620.
The costume worn by early Greeks was the simplest type of dress civilized man has ever fashioned.
Portion of a rich fermeli, or upper jacket, which was included in a complete suit of elaborate Palikar costume.
THE Highland Harp, known as the Clàrsach Lumanach, or Lamont Harp brought from Argyllshire by a daughter of the Lamont family in 1464.
Greek Art. Examples of the flora of Magna Græcia. Painted antefixæ. Terra cotta ornaments. Paintings on vases. Fret-work or meanders.
Nothing can surpass the graceful groups of palms, reflected on the mirror-like surface of the water.
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.