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Topic: greece

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Terracotta loom weight

Terracotta loom weight

In the form of a truncated pyramid. Archaic or later

Lead figure of a winged goddess, possibly Artemis Orthia

Lead figure of a winged goddess, possibly Artemis Orthia

Small flat votive figurines of cast lead have been found in great quantities at the ancient sanctuaries of Laconia; over one hundred thousand, dating from the seventh century B.C. to the Classical period, were ... more

Icon with Christ Pantokrator

Icon with Christ Pantokrator

The inscription identifies the image as Christ Antiphonetes, an icon type used by the empress Zoe (r. 1028–50) for her coinage.Steatite, easily carved stone, usually soft green or buff in color, came to be wide... more

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St. Paul preaching at Athens (Copy of Raphael's tapestry, reversed)

St. Paul preaching at Athens (Copy of Raphael's tapestry, reversed)

After Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, Urbino 1483–1520 Rome)

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Saint Paul preaching in Athens, after Raphael

Saint Paul preaching in Athens, after Raphael

Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian, Argini (?) ca. 1480–before 1534 Bologna (?))

Recto: The Houses of the Barbarians (Vitruvius, Book 2, Chapter 1, nos. 3, 4); Verso: The Aeropagus in Athens with Cave Houses (Vitruvius, Book 2, Chapter 1, no. 5).

Recto: The Houses of the Barbarians (Vitruvius, Book 2, Chapter 1, nos...

Attributed to a member of the Sangallo family (Florence, ca. 1530–1545)

St. Paul Preaching in Athens

St. Paul Preaching in Athens

In Mariette Album, folio 25 Andrea Schiavone (Andrea Meldola) (Italian, Zadar (Zara) ca. 1510?–1563 Venice)

Saint Paul preaching in Athens

Saint Paul preaching in Athens

Andrea Schiavone (Andrea Meldola) (Italian, Zadar (Zara) ca. 1510?–1563 Venice)

Surface Decoration, Grotesque with Strapwork, Including Three Cartouches from series of Surface Decorations, Grotesques with Strapwork with Maxims by Six Wise Men of Greece

Surface Decoration, Grotesque with Strapwork, Including Three Cartouch...

Johannes van Doetecum the elder (Netherlandish, active 1554–ca. 1600, died 1605)

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Attributed to present-day Greece, Janina

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Attributed to present-day Greece, Janina

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Attributed to present-day Greece, Janina

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Attributed to present-day Greece, Janina

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Attributed to present-day Greece, Janina

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Attributed to present-day Greece, Janina

Graecia.
Græcia.
Detail from BL Burn 16, f. 1

Detail from BL Burn 16, f. 1

Image taken from f. 1 of Psalter. Written in Greek.

Headpiece and decorated initial from BL Burn 16, f. 1

Headpiece and decorated initial from BL Burn 16, f. 1

Foliate headpiece and large initial 'M' of makarios at the beginning of Psalm 1, in red and yellow, with snakes forming part of the letter. Image taken from f. 1 of Psalter. Written in Greek.

Eigentliche Darstellung der Vestung Candia nebenst einer vollkömmlichen Beschreibung des jenigen so sich nach angelangten Königlichen Frantzösischen Succurs bey der langwirigen und merckwürdigen Belägerung solcher berühmten Haupt-Vestung bis zu völliger Aufhebung derselben zugetragen : darbey auch ein ausführlicher Bericht wie die Türcken vor Candia nunmehr gäntzlich abgetrieben enthalten auch denselben etwas von dem Tod des Königl. Frantzösischen Generals Herzogen von Beauforts, beigefügt ist

Eigentliche Darstellung der Vestung Candia nebenst einer vollkömmliche...

Birds-eye view print shows ships sailing into the harbor at Candia (Ērakleion), Greece. Include views of the fortifications around the city and a panorama view of the hills in the background. On the left side o... more