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The Course Of Empire
Attila The Hun
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Of all the groups who invaded the Roman Empire, none was more feared than the Huns. Their superior fighting technique would cause thousands to flee west in the 5th century.
Known as “the Scourge of God,” Attila the Hun was one of Rome’s most fearsome enemies. But who was Attila, and does he deserve such a fearsome reputation?
The snake and staff is a popular medical symbol that has been used for centuries. But what are its origins?
He Is Able
Asclepius was the ancient Greek healer who could bring the dead back to life. But why did the Greeks come to associate him with snakes?
Museum Of Fine Arts
Asclepius is a lesser-known Greek hero with remarkable talents for healing and medicine. But how did he come to be so powerful?
Apollo was the god of light, arts, poetry and oracles, with his centre of worship in Delphi, but also the god of plague and medicine.
A closer look into the life of Asclepius, the demigod son of Apollo and a healer so talented he threatened the authority of the gods.
Thomas Aquinas is the founder of a religious and philosophical doctrine of Thomism. What are the key ideas of this theory?
The Achaemenid Kings of Persia ruled over the largest empire in the Near East. These are the 12 Kings who led the empire, from its founding to its fall.
Alexander the Great was a legendary historical figure who united ancient Greece and began the historically significant Persian campaign.
The Cult of Orphism was a mystery sect supposedly founded by the hero Orpheus. The cult’s followers believed in reincarnation and original sin.
Lindisfarne, Northumberland: The Holy Island with a castle, priory and 1,500 years of history
Mexican Archaeologists Discover Evidence of Pre-Hispanic Mayan Settlement
Joseph Mallord William Turner
Great Wave Off Kanagawa
Royal Academy Of Arts
Known by some as the father of Impressionism, Claude Monet was a prolific French painter of the mid 1800s to the early 1900s. His works still command impressive prices at Christie’s and Sotheby’s
Monet and Manet are two pioneering late 19th century artists with remarkably similar names. But did they actually have anything in common?
Artists And Models
Edouard Manet's notorious painting Olympia was one of the most controversial artworks in the entire history of art. Here's why.
The 19th-century French painter Édouard Manet is well-known for the scandal surrounding his bold representations of nude women. Discover his life and work in 6 paintings.
Oil On Canvas
Roger Fry’s landmark exhibition 'Manet and the Post-Impressionists' was a radical event that precipitated the modernist era.
Archaeologists Uncover Intact 52-Foot-Long Ancient Papyrus from 50 BCE
Unesco World Heritage Site
World Heritage Sites
Kailasa Temple Ellora
Caves In India