Christ enthroned upon the world. San Vitale, Ravenna.One of the most popular songs for Christian kids to sing in Sunday school is 'He's Got the Whole World in His Hands,' though it also became a favorite on the American folk music scene.
Not to confuse with her other ancestral namesake, Agrippina the Older, she has been named as Agrippina the Younger. Agrippina was born in the 6th of November of the year 15 AD. Although written in Italian, I found it to be a great summary of her life.
Yet, as Haaretzobserves, the hiring of rabbis to perform torture services is not without precedent. Though his views met with controversy, the twelfth century rabbi Maimonidesruled that a husband could be whipped into providing a get to his wife.
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Etruscan urn with decorated lid Etruscan urns are often decorated with mythological scenes and carved image of the deceased on top of the urn. The urn is made from limestone. 104 cm high and 75cm long (40 15/16 by 29 ½ inch).
Escriba romano - Alma-Tadema En Roma había numerosas tabernae que estaban calificadas de librerías (tabernae librariae) por los anuncios que lucían sobre las jambas de las puertas o los pórticos de las casas, y que contenían listas con los libros a...
Terra cotta urn This Etruscan urn shows the supreme craftmanship of Etruscan terra cotta molding. It shows reliefs of high emotion and drama, for which Etruscan urns are known. On the urn there are still traces of red, blue, brown and yellow paint.
Today from the J Paul Getty Museum, the head of Julia Titi, daughter of the Emperor Titus and, so Domitian-baiters would have it, her uncle's mistress. She died in AD91. Cassius Dio writes: "Domitian planned to put his wife, Domitia,...
Los arqueólogos de la Autoridad de Antigüedades de Israel han descubierto una tablilla de plomo de maldición, de 1.700 años de antigüedad, en una mansión romana que colapsó recientemente en la 'Ciudad de David' de Jerusalén.…...
En la Antigua Roma, algunos individuos de las élites realizaban tareas de asistencia como donaciones a los niños más necesitados. Con la llegada de Trajano al poder, estas labores asistenciales tuvieron su plasmación imperial en la institución de los alimenta.
Sarcophagus with the triumph of Dionysos Dionysos, better known as Bacchus to the Roman, was the god of wine and festivals. In the relief on the sarcophagus he is stepping into a biga which is drawn by two Indian elephants.