Buddhist Priest and Gentleman of Loo choo.
Friar of the Order of St. Francis.
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.
THE DAWN OF CHRISTIANITY IN BRITAIN. The first preaching of christianity in Britain. A new power had already been in operation before the coming of the Saxons,—that power before which… Read More
Roger Walden. Bishop of London in 1405.
Russian Pilgrims in the Desert on the Way to Sinai.
Byzantine silk fabric made in tapestry art. 11th century.
This prelate is receiving the homage of a Greek peasant, who kisses the ground before he applies his lips to the bishop’s hand.