The man and woman shown here are wearing typical ensembles of the Elizabethan era. The man is somewhat of a dandy. The woman is wearing a Spanish farthingale.
The Nile is the only river of Egypt, and is called by way of pre-eminence the River.
The island of Cyprus was known to the Hebrews under the name of Chetim (or Kittim), from Kittim the son of Javan, the son of Japhet, the son of Noah.
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This beautiful butterfly is called by Europeans in Ceylon by the various names of Floater, Spectre, and Silver-paper Fly, as indicative of its graceful flight.
One cascade of many others in the rainforest near Lemastota, located at an altitude of about 3000 feet above sea level.
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 …
BEAUTIFUL horns of hammered and embossed bronze belonging to the Corporations of Canterbury and Dover.
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.
The interior of the Chapel of St. Catherine is probably the oldest and the richest of all the Eastern churches
The “Rock of Moses” is, from its size, a remarkable object: it rests isolated where it has fallen from the eastern Mountain above