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Queen and son in Palace playground

Stela depicting Anubis and a mummy on a bed for for Pachom-alal, son of Peteharsomtous

Mummy Tag of Psentsenpshay, son of Thoteu

Mummy label of Petempto the younger, age 79, son of Petemin; his mother Kolluthe

Mummy label of Petemin, the son of Petempto, whose father was Petemin the Younger; his mother Thatre

Mummy label of Psenpnouthes, (son of) Kollouthes; his mother Senpsenthmesios

Shiva, Uma, and Their Son Skanda (Somaskandamurti)

A Persian king who is a Zoroastrian and his young son, Salmân al-Fârisî, enter a fire temple administered by three priest, and learn that the sacred flame has been waning.

Muhammad, with God's help (symbolized by a colorful angel flying down from heaven) heals Umm Ma'badah's lame son.

Zâl (with a black beard) celebrates the birth of a son.

Surkhah, the son of Afrâsiyâb, is executed by Zavâra.

Barzû's mother tells Rustam of the lineage of her son.

Farîburz, the son of Kay Kâ'ûs, hits Kâlbad.

Rustam mounted on Rakhsh attacks Khabâs, the son of Akvân dîv.

Farâmarz, a son of Rustam, strikes Shîrm.

Farûd shoots Zarasp, the son of Tûs.

The celebration of the birth of Shîrvî, the son of Khusrau Parvîz and Maryam, the daughter of the Qaysar of Rûm.

The young Siyâvush, son of Kay Kâ'ûs, on his way from Zâbulistân to his father's court with his army is showered with gold and ambergris by the people.

Qaydrûsh, the son of Qaydâfah the queen of Andalûs, is lead before the vizier Naitkun disguised as Iskandar - who orders his death.

Rustam, Yazdigird's general, slain by Sa'd, the son of Vaqqâs the Arab.

Qubâd, son of Pîrûz, enthroned at Ctesiphon, delivers an oration to the Iranians.

Dârâb, the son of Bahman and grandson of Isfandiyâr, seated in a domed hexagonal pavilion in a courtyard, his mother Queen Humây on a smaller throne, to the left.

Dârâ, the son of Dârâb, sits on the throne with supports in the form of gold lions.

Arjâsp's army lead by his son Kuhram chases the retreating Iranian forces.

Bahrâm Chûbînah is killed in Marv by Qulûn at the instigation of Kharrâd son of Barzîn.

St. Agnes of Rome and the son of the prefect of Rome who tries to violate her

Raising of the widow's son from BL Royal 20 B IV, f. 61v

Son of Man from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 27

King Siddharta Listens to an Astrologer Forecast the Conception and Birth of His Son, the Jina Mahavira: Folio from a Kalpasutra Manuscript

Raising of the widow's son from BL Royal 20 B IV, f. 61v

Jerubbaal commanding his son from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 37

John and Son of Man from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 107

Son of Jerubbaal from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 37v

Lamech kills Cain; Cain is accidently shot dead by an arrow of the blind Lamech, who is assisted in the hunt by his son Tubalcain

The parable of the prodigal son: he tends the swine and eats from their trough; the prodigal son kneels before his father who takes him in his arms

A wise man (Solomon) identifies the true son; he did not shoot at his father's corpse

Elisha raises the son of the Shunammite woman

A ransom dilemma: father or son

A ransom dilemma: friend or son

Emperor and his son from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 197

Caesar Augustus, his wife and son at table, receiving homage and gifts from another king, Cosserosach, and his attendant. Initials, rubrics, linefillers, placemarkers.

Caesar Augustus, his wife and son at table, receiving homage and gifts from another king, Cosserosach, and his attendant. Initials, rubrics, linefillers, placemarkers.

First vision: John writes his text while on the island of Patmos; the Son of Man, with sword in his mouth, amongst the seven candlesticks; angels with the seven churches.

The Evangelist St. John with his symbol the eagle on Patmos, the devil stealing the ink-well: vision of the appearance of the Son of Man

Parable of the vineyard: the servants cast the lord's son out of the vineyards and kill him

Return of the prodigal son

Miniature showing 1. Berenice, crowned, standing in chariot whose wheel rests on the corps of Caeneus; 2. Berenice grieving over the corpse of her son. Initial, rubric, border design.

The king of Moab sacrifices his son on the walls

Miniature showing the Empress Irene condemning her son, Constantine, to prison. She sits on a hexagonal raised platform; he is restrained by two figures. Initial, rubric and border design.

The widow's oil: the widow and her son are filling many borrowed jars with oil, complying with Elisha's orders

Miniature showing 1. Semiamira as a prostitute; 2. Semiamira in the Senate at the side of her son, the emperor Antonius; 3. Semiamira with three kneeling ladies; Semiamira and Antonius murdered. Initial and border design.

Two angels proclaiming the day of judgement; the Son of Man (Christ) with a sickle (scythe) and a cross; an angel comes out of the temple crying to him to thrust the sickle into the earth and to reap; a second angel, who controls the fire, cries from his altar to the third angel, who carries a sickle, to thrust his sickle into the earth and gather the vine (2nd of 2)

Haggai speaks to Zerubbabel and Joshua, son of Josedech

The Evangelist St. John on Patmos: vision of the appearance of the Son of Man

Raising of the widow's son from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 277v

Raising of the widow's son from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 277v

Sextus Tarquinus, the eldest son of Tarquinus Superbus, after receiving the command of the army from the Gabini, sends a messenger with a letter to ask his father what he should do; Tarquinius Superbus, not trusting the honesty of the messenger, walks into the garden and strikes with his stick at the heads of the tallest flowers; when the messenger tells Sextus Tarquinius about his father's behaviour, Sextus understands the meaning of his father's message and executes the most important inhabitants of Gabium

Aulus Postumius Tubertus the Elder has his son decapitated for fighting against his orders

While the young Servius Tullius, son of a slave, is asleep in the palace, his head catches fire, but it does not harm him

Gabinius, accused by Memmius, in the court-room; Gabinius's son Sisenna kneels before Memmius, begging clemency for his father; the Tribune of the Plebs Laelius orders the acquittal of Gabinius

Asiento present hordenat a payon les responsions dels pezos e mezures : delahun boch al altre de tots los presents bochs nnomenats los quals son cap e regiment de la mercadoria hordenat : [Mediterraneo e Europa] /

Francesco Sassetti (1421–1490) and His Son Teodoro

70 CE: The rival factions of Simon son of Gioras and John of Giscala forget their mutual hatred and unite in battle against the Romans.

68 CE: The Zealots institute show trials. They accuse an eminent citizen, Zacharias son of Baruch, of treason, but the judges acquit Zacharias.

70 CE: The parties of both John of Giscala and Simon son of Gioras set fire to buildings stocked with provisions, exacerbating the famine that besets Jerusalem.

69 CE: Domitian, son of Vespasian, miraculously escapes the carnage in Rome.

40 BCE: Pacorus, son of the King of Parthia, attacks Jerusalem. In a fierce battle, he is repulsed by Hyrcanus II and Phasael.

68 CE: Simon son of Gioras of Gerasa collects an army of marauders to attack the Zealots.

70 CE: The famine in Jerusalem drives the Jews to abominable acts: a woman named Mary kills her infant son, then roasts the corpse and devours half of it.

57 BCE: Alexander, son of Aristobulus, fights the combined forces of Gabinius (proconsul of Syria), Mark Anthony, and a Jewish contingent loyal to Antipater II. In the battle, three thousand of Alexander's men are killed and three thousand taken prisoner.

70 CE: Judas, a lieutenant of Simon son of Gioras, plots to surrender Jerusalem; but Simon, discovering the plan, kills the rebels and mutilates their corpses.

68 CE: James (or Jacob), an Idumaean officer, makes a secret pact to surrender to Simon son of Gioras.

164 BCE: Antiochus V, son of Antiochus IV, attacks Judea with 50,000 infantry, 5000 horse and 80 elephants. He is met at Bethzacharia by the forces of Judah Maccabee.

68 CE: Simon son of Gioras sends Eleazar to the garrison at Herodium (7 miles south of Jerusalem) to persuade the Idumaeans to surrender the fortress; Eleazar is killed there.

66 CE: Simon, son of Saul, having killed many of his fellow Jews who were battling the Syrians in Scythopolis (Bet She'an), is overcome with guilt; he decides that he should die for the crime of fighting against his compatriots, and his family offer themselves to Simon's sword rather than being slain by the enemy. Here, he kills his aged father; he then kills his wife, his children and himself.

68 CE: Simon son of Caathas, chief of the Idumaeans, replies abusively to the priests of Jerusalem and vows to fight with the Zealots against the Romans.

67 CE: The intriguer John son of Levi (John of Giscala) incites a rebellion in the town of Giscala in the Upper Galilee. After persuading Titus not to attack the town on the Sabbath, John flees at nightfall from Giscala to Jerusalem with some of his followers.

4 BCE: Herod accuses his son, Antipater, of treason.

70 CE: Feuding breaks out again in Jerusalem amongst three factions: followers of Eleazar son of Simon (the Zealots); John of Giscala; and Simon son of Gioras.

68 CE: The Idumaeans decide to overthrow John of Giscala and invite Simon son of Gioras into Jerusalem to oppose him and the Zealots.

10 BCE: Herod is implored not to punish his son, Alexander, who has been denounced as a traitor by Herod's three eunuchs. A woman suppliant is depicted, but, according to Josephus's text, the suppliant is actually Archelaus, king of Cappadocia, whose daughter was married to Alexander.

70 CE: Antiochus Epiphanes, son of the king of Commagene in Syria, joins Rome against the Jews, but most of his young fighters, called "Macedonians," are overpowered.

70 CE: Titus, eldest son of Vespasian, advances into Jerusalem to reconnoiter. Although he is not wearing a helmet or breastplate, he is unharmed as he rides through the war zone.

68 CE: Simon son of Gioras attacks John of Giscala and the Zealots, who are trapped within the Temple.

The Prodigal Son

The Prodigal Son

The Prodigal Son

The Prodigal Son

Glass Panel of Elijah and the Widow's Son

Plutarch writing the history of Pompey: Gnaeus Pompeius Sextus Strabo and his son Pompey

The Prodigal Son

In Amisus Pompey finds gifts from Pharnaces, Mithridates'son, and many dead bodies of the royal family, including the decomposing corpse of Mithridates which Pompey turns away from in disgust; Publius selling Mithridates' sword-belt to Ariarathes (centre); Caius, the foster brother of Mithridates giving the crown to Faustus, the son of Sulla

The son of Scipio, taken captive by Antiochus III, king of Syria, is restored to his father

Pompey stops at the port of Mitylene to take his wife Cornelia and his son: the messenger who is sent to fetch her informs her of Pompey's misfortune by weeping instead of speaking; Cornelia swoons

Guanyin Bestowing a Son

Two Episodes from the Parable of the Prodigal Son

Two Episodes from the Parable of the Prodigal Son

The Return of the Prodigal Son

Two angels proclaiming the day of judgement; the Son of Man (Christ) with a sickle (scythe) and a cross; an angel comes out of the temple crying to him to thrust the sickle into the earth and to reap; a second angel, who controls the fire, cries from his altar to the third angel, who carries a sickle, to thrust his sickle into the earth and gather the vine (2nd of 2)

Dish (coppa): The story of Aeneas: Queen Dido of Carthage welcomes Aeneas and his son.