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Alejandro combate contra el rey persa Darío III en la batalla de Issos. Detalle del mosaico de la Casa del Fauno de Pompeya (Museo Arqueológico Nacional de Nápoles).

The Fierce, Forgotten Library Wars of the Ancient World - Atlas Obscura

Madison Grant (1865-1937) was an American scientific racist and conservationist. In 1916 he wrote the book that Hitler called his Bible: “The Passing of the Great Race”, a best-seller i…

Madison Grant

Madison Grant's map, from charting the distribution of the European races. Nordic race is indicated by red; Alpine race is indicated by green; Mediterranean race is indicated by yellow;

More Tyrian Purple in the Early Roman Empire- you can tell who is in power by the use of the purple clothing.

Early Century - Basil II in military dress. Miniature of Emperor Basil II in triumphal garb, exemplifying the Imperial Crown handed down by Angels. Psalter of Basil II (Psalter of Venice), BNM, Ms.

Atila y la batalla de los Campos Cataláunicos #Historia

Atila y la batalla de los Campos Cataláunicos #Historia

Byzantine Costume - Theadora in her purple silk palduamentum among her court- wearing paludamentums, mantles, tablions, fibulae, Samite

Byzantine Theodora (wife of Justinian) Empress Theodora, wife of Justinian, and attendants Mosaic from Basilica of San Vitale, century

Looks to be a Roman Army surgeon.Roman officer standing by, soldier on table biting down on a piece of wood while it looks as if the surgeon is removing some kind of shrapnel from a wound.

Almina Herbert, 5th Countess of Carnarvon. The Earl of Carnarvon developed an interest in Egyptology + became the financial backer of the search for Tutankhamun's tomb in the Valley of the Kings, Egypt, assisted by Almina's wealth. In 11/1922 Carnarvon was present with archaeologist Howard Carter at the opening of the tomb. In 3/1923 Carnarvon developed pneumonia, he died 5.4.1923, + Almina returned to England with his body. Later in 1923 Almina married Lieut-Col Ian Onslow Dennistoun.

Lady and Lord Carnarvon at the races in June Almina Herbert, Countess of Carnarvon August 1876 – 8 May was an English aristocrat, wife of George Herbert, Earl of Carnarvon, and châtelaine of Highclere Castle in Hampshire.

Capitals of the Temple of Khnum (Ptolemaic-Roman Periods)

His Marmoreal Calm Capitals of the Temple of Khnum at Esneh Ptolemaic-Roman Periods Albumen photo by Zangaki

Lord Carnarvon à Howard Carter se tenant devant l'antichambre du tombeau de Toutankhamon : "Alors, vous voyez quelque chose ?"    Howard Carter à Lord Carnarvon : "Oui, des merveilles !"

Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter sketches of the inside of the Tomb of Tutankhamun