• Water Taxi on the Grand Canal - Venice Italy
  • Gondola at the Rialto Bridge - Venice Italy
  • Gondola at the Rialto Bridge - Venice Italy
  • Gondola at the Rialto Bridge - Venice Italy
  • Gondola at the Rialto Bridge - Venice Italy
  • Gondola at the Rialto Bridge - Venice Italy
  • Gondolas in the early morning sun - Vnice Italy.
  • Paris France -Erdinger Beer
  • Yellow Iris ( iris pseudacorus ) Closeup of yellow flower petals.
  • Mosaics inside St Mark's Basilica Venice
  • Mosaics inside St Mark's Basilica Venice
  • Mosaics inside St Mark's Basilica Venice
  • Mosaics inside St Mark's Basilica Venice
  • Traditional Italaian Casarecce pasta being made and shaped in a rustic setting
  • Traditional Italaian Casarecce pasta being made and shaped in a rustic setting
  • Traditional Italaian Casarecce pasta being made and shaped in a rustic setting
  • Traditional Italaian Casarecce pasta being made and shaped in a rustic setting
  • Fresh Holly leaves with red berries against a white background - Ilex aquifolium
  • Fresh Holly leaves with red berries against a white background - Ilex aquifolium
  • Holly leaves with red berries - Ilex aquifolium
  • Fresh Holly leaves with red berries against a white background - Ilex aquifolium
  • Holly leaves with red berries - Ilex aquifolium
  • Fresh Holly leaves with red berries against a white background - Ilex aquifolium
  • Holly leaves with red berries - Ilex aquifolium
  • Fresh Holly leaves with red berries against a white background - Ilex aquifolium
  • 14th Century Mosaic of Jesus Christ Emmanuel, meaning "God is with us" a symbolic name which appears in chapters 7 and 8 of the Book of Isaiah,   from the Zen Chapel  of the  Basilica San Marco ( St Mark's Basilica ) Venice, Italy
  • Moasic on the apse bowl-vault the great Christ Pantocrator, lord of the universe, is a 1506 reworking of the original Byzantine type image by a renaissance master mosaicist.
  • Mosaics inside St Mark's Basilica Venice
  • Mosaics inside St Mark's Basilica Venice
  • Mosaics inside St Mark's Basilica Venice
  • Byzantine Mosaics of Christ Pantocrator above the side chapel  of the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta (Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta) is a basilica church on the island of Torcello, Venice, northern Italy. It is a notable example of Venetian-Byzantine architecture, one of the most ancient religious edifices in the Veneto.
  • Byzantine Mosaics of Christ Pantocrator above the side chapel  of the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta (Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta) is a basilica church on the island of Torcello, Venice, northern Italy. It is a notable example of Venetian-Byzantine architecture, one of the most ancient religious edifices in the Veneto.
  • Byzantine Mosaics of the Virgin Mary and Child above the altar of the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta (Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta) is a basilica church on the island of Torcello, Venice, northern Italy. It is a notable example of Venetian-Byzantine architecture, one of the most ancient religious edifices in the Veneto.
  • 14th Century Mosaic of the Virgin Mary & Child from the Zen Chapel  of the  Basilica San Marco ( St Mark's Basilica ) Venice, Italy
  • Angel Mosaics from Basilica San Marco ( St Mark's Basilica ) Venice, Italy
  • 14th Century Mosaic of Jesus Christ Emmanuel, meaning "God is with us" a symbolic name which appears in chapters 7 and 8 of the Book of Isaiah,   from the Zen Chapel  of the  Basilica San Marco ( St Mark's Basilica ) Venice, Italy
  • Mosaic of soldiers killing children from the 14th century " Slaughter of the Innocents" from the east wall of the ante baptistery. Basilica San Marco ( St Mark's Basilica ) Venice, Italy
  • 14th century mosaic fragments  of the Magi (Kings) meeting King Herod from the West wall of the ante baptistry.  Basilica San Marco ( St Mark's Basilica ) Venice, Italy
  • 14th Century Mosaic of the Profit Elisha from the vault of the ante baptistery ( south section ), Basilica San Marco ( St Mark's Basilica ) Venice, Italy
  • Yellow horned Poppy, Glaucium Flavium , Syros Greece
  • Yellow horned Poppy, Glaucium Flavium , Syros Greece
  • Wild thistle seed head, Syros Greece
  • Ricinus Carmencita Red seed heads - Syros Greece
  • Orange Lichen [ Xanthoria parietina ] on limestone rock
  • Fresh aubergines in a market
  • Orange Pain Peeling textured background
  • Orange Lichens growing on rocks
  • Lichens growing on rocks
  • Lichens growing on rocks
  • Lichens growing on rocks
  • Lichens growing on rocks
  • Turquoise painted door
  • Fresh whole aubergines
  • Gondolas in the early morning sun - Vnice Italy.
  • Gondolas in the early morning sun - Vnice Italy.
  • Gondola at the Rialto Bridge - Venice Italy
  • Gondolas in the early morning sun - Vnice Italy.
  • Single individual green pea.
  • Whole tamarind Indian spices - stock Photos
  • Fresh cobs of Maize, Corn Sweetcorn photos
  • Whole fresh pines nuts
  • Fresh peas and pea pods
  • Fresh peas
  • Crustose lichens growing on a rock on the Greek Island of Ios
  • Crustose lichens growing on a rock on the Greek Island of Ios
  • whole fresh root ginger
  • Whole Cinnamon Sticks
  • Echinopsis oxygona growing outdoors on the Cyclades Islad of Ios, Greece
  • Whole fresh aubergines against a while background
  • Wole Nutmegs
  • Whole tamarind Indian spices - stock Photos
  • Fresh cobs of Maize, Corn Sweetcorn photos
  • Fresh cobs of Maize, Corn Sweetcorn photos
  • Fresh peas and pea pods
  • Fresh peas
  • Fresh whole mini mango
  • Fresh whole mini mango
  • whole fresh root ginger
  • Whole Cinnamon Sticks
  • Whole fresh aubergines
  • Crustose lichens growing on a rock on the Greek Island of Ios
  • The layers of Sandstone on Ios Island Greece
  • The layers of Limestone rock on Ios Island Greece
  • Green Lichens growing on rocks on the Greek Island of Ios.
  • Crustose lichens growing on a rock on the Greek Island of Ios
  • Dry stone wall on the Greek Island of Ios, Greece
  • The layers of Sandstone on Ios Island Greece
  • The layers of Sandstone on Ios Island Greece
  • The layers of Limestone rock on Ios Island Greece
  • Green Lichens growing on rocks on the Greek Island of Ios.
  • Green Lichens growing on rocks on the Greek Island of Ios.
  • Crustose lichens growing on a rock on the Greek Island of Ios
  • Red volcanic rock
  • Red volcanic rock
  • Elephant in Budapest Z0o & Botanical Garden (F?városi Állat- és Növénykert) Hungary
  • Coffee mug made out of coffee beans
  • Coffee mug made out of coffee beans
  • Whole Cinnamon Sticks
  • Fresh cobs of Maize, Corn Sweetcorn photos
  • Fresh cobs of Maize, Corn Sweetcorn photos
  • Worn rope on a shingle beach -  natural textures
  • Wood natural textures
  • Wood natural textures
  • Wood natural textures
  • Peeling paint on a old door - textures. Venice Italy
  • Peeling paint on a old door - textures. Venice Italy
  • Red brick wall. Urban textures -Venice Italy
  • Red brick wall. Urban textures -Venice Italy
  • Christmas holly with berries
  • Christmas holly with berries
  • Bunches of Organic carrots with their leaves on a market stall France
  • Canal of Saint Mark  looking towards San Giorgio Maggiore Island - Venice Italy
  • Gondolas in the early morning sun - Vnice Italy.
  • Water Taxis & Gondolas on the Grand Canal - Venice Italy
  • Water Taxis & Gondolas on the Grand Canal - Venice Italy
  • Gondola at the Rialto Bridge - Venice Italy
  • Gondola at the Rialto Bridge - Venice Italy
  • Gondola at the Rialto Bridge - Venice Italy
  • Gondolas in the early morning sun - Vnice Italy.
  • Gondolas in the early morning sun - Vnice Italy.
  • Perenial Cornflower ( Centaurea montana ) Closeup of blue flower petals.
  • Yellow Iris ( iris pseudacorus ) Closeup of yellow flower petals.
  • Yellow Iris ( iris pseudacorus ) Closeup of yellow flower petals.
  • Sun Spurge ( Euphorbia  ) Closeup soft focus of green flower petals.
  • Perenial Cornflower ( Centaurea montana ) Closeup of blue flower petals.
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Varlaam on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Varlaam on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Varlaam on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Roussanou on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Roussanou on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Roussanou on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Roussanou on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Roussanou on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Roussanou on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Roussanou on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Varlaam on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Roussanou on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Roussanou on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Varlaam on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Varlaam on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Varlaam on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Varlaam on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Varlaam on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Varlaam on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Varlaam on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Varlaam on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Varlaam on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Varlaam on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Varlaam on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Varlaam on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Varlaam on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Varlaam on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Varlaam on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Roussanou on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Roussanou on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Roussanou on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Roussanou on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Roussanou on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Roussanou on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Roussanou on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Roussanou on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Roussanou on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Roussanou on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Roussanou on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Roussanou on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Roussanou on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of The Holy Trinity on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Rossanou on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of The Holy Trinity on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of The Holy Trinity on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of The Holy Trinity on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of The Holy Trinity on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of The Holy Trinity on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of The Holy Trinity on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Varlaam on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Varlaam on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Varlaam on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Varlaam on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Roussanou on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Varlaam on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Roussanou on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Varlaam on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Varlaam on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Varlaam on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Varlaam on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Varlaam on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Roussanou on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Roussanou on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of Roussanou on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of The Holy Trinity on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Medieval Meteora  Monastery of The Holy Trinity on top of a rock pillar in the Meteora Mountains, Thessaly, Greece
  • Close up of a Roman Sebasteion relief  sculpture of Ares, Aphrodisias Museum, Aphrodisias, Turkey.   Against a black background.<br />
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The nude and classically7 styled young god wears only a helmet and holds a spear (missing) in one hand and a shield in the other. At the left stands cuirass, and at the upper right corner hangs his sword. Ares was a god of war and was not later defaced by Christians probably because he so closely resembles a young emperor.
  • Close up of a Roman Sebasteion relief  sculpture of Ares, Aphrodisias Museum, Aphrodisias, Turkey.  Against an art background.<br />
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The nude and classically7 styled young god wears only a helmet and holds a spear (missing) in one hand and a shield in the other. At the left stands cuirass, and at the upper right corner hangs his sword. Ares was a god of war and was not later defaced by Christians probably because he so closely resembles a young emperor.
  • Close up of a Roman Sebasteion relief  sculpture of Io and Argos Aphrodisias Museum, Aphrodisias, Turkey.     Against a white background.<br />
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A powerful hero is folding a sword gazing closely at a half naked and dishevelled young heroine who sits on a chest like stool. Between, on a pillar base stood a small, separately added statue of a goddess ( now missing). The scene follows a scheme used in the relief panels “Io guarded by Argos”. Io was one of Zeus’s lovers, and Argos was a watchful giant sent to guard her by Hera, Zeus’s wife.
  • Close up of a Roman Sebasteion relief  sculpture of Ares, Aphrodisias Museum, Aphrodisias, Turkey. <br />
<br />
The nude and classically7 styled young god wears only a helmet and holds a spear (missing) in one hand and a shield in the other. At the left stands cuirass, and at the upper right corner hangs his sword. Ares was a god of war and was not later defaced by Christians probably because he so closely resembles a young emperor.
  • Close up of a Roman Sebasteion relief  sculpture of Ares, Aphrodisias Museum, Aphrodisias, Turkey.  Against a grey background.<br />
<br />
The nude and classically7 styled young god wears only a helmet and holds a spear (missing) in one hand and a shield in the other. At the left stands cuirass, and at the upper right corner hangs his sword. Ares was a god of war and was not later defaced by Christians probably because he so closely resembles a young emperor.
  • Close up of a Roman Sebasteion relief  sculpture of Io and Argos Aphrodisias Museum, Aphrodisias, Turkey.   Against a black background.<br />
<br />
A powerful hero is folding a sword gazing closely at a half naked and dishevelled young heroine who sits on a chest like stool. Between, on a pillar base stood a small, separately added statue of a goddess ( now missing). The scene follows a scheme used in the relief panels “Io guarded by Argos”. Io was one of Zeus’s lovers, and Argos was a watchful giant sent to guard her by Hera, Zeus’s wife.
  • Close up of a Roman Sebasteion relief  sculpture of Io and Argos Aphrodisias Museum, Aphrodisias, Turkey.  Against an art background.<br />
<br />
A powerful hero is folding a sword gazing closely at a half naked and dishevelled young heroine who sits on a chest like stool. Between, on a pillar base stood a small, separately added statue of a goddess ( now missing). The scene follows a scheme used in the relief panels “Io guarded by Argos”. Io was one of Zeus’s lovers, and Argos was a watchful giant sent to guard her by Hera, Zeus’s wife.
  • Close up of a Roman Sebasteion relief  sculpture of Io and Argos Aphrodisias Museum, Aphrodisias, Turkey. <br />
<br />
A powerful hero is folding a sword gazing closely at a half naked and dishevelled young heroine who sits on a chest like stool. Between, on a pillar base stood a small, separately added statue of a goddess ( now missing). The scene follows a scheme used in the relief panels “Io guarded by Argos”. Io was one of Zeus’s lovers, and Argos was a watchful giant sent to guard her by Hera, Zeus’s wife.
  • Close up of a Roman Sebasteion relief  sculpture of Io and Argos Aphrodisias Museum, Aphrodisias, Turkey.  Against a grey background.<br />
<br />
A powerful hero is folding a sword gazing closely at a half naked and dishevelled young heroine who sits on a chest like stool. Between, on a pillar base stood a small, separately added statue of a goddess ( now missing). The scene follows a scheme used in the relief panels “Io guarded by Argos”. Io was one of Zeus’s lovers, and Argos was a watchful giant sent to guard her by Hera, Zeus’s wife.
  • Close up of a Phrygian terra cotta large jug with handles, decorated with animals, from Gordion. Phrygian Collection, 6th century BC - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations Ankara. Turkey.
  • Close up of a Phrygian terra cotta large jug with handles, decorated with animals, from Gordion. Phrygian Collection, 6th century BC - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations Ankara. Turkey. Against an art background
  • Close up of a Phrygian terra cotta large jug with handles, decorated with animals, from Gordion. Phrygian Collection, 6th century BC - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations Ankara. Turkey. Against a grey background
  • Close up of Phrygian rock tombs cut into the rocks faces protecting the citadel of Midas . From the 8th century BC . Midas City, Yazilikaya, Eskisehir, Turkey.<br />
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The earliest Phrygian settlement here began in the last quarter of the 8th century BC. Even after the Phrygian kingdom collapsed politically, the city was not abandoned and the Phrygian rock structures and tombs were conserved, with some additions and changes made.in the Persian, Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine periods.
  • Close up of Phrygian rock tombs cut into the rocks faces protecting the citadel of Midas . From the 8th century BC . Midas City, Yazilikaya, Eskisehir, Turkey.<br />
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The earliest Phrygian settlement here began in the last quarter of the 8th century BC. Even after the Phrygian kingdom collapsed politically, the city was not abandoned and the Phrygian rock structures and tombs were conserved, with some additions and changes made.in the Persian, Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine periods.
  • Close up of a Roman Sebasteion relief  sculpture of Anchises and Aphrodite Aphrodisias Museum, Aphrodisias, Turkey. <br />
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The Trojan shepherd Anchises gazes at the seated Aphrodite, his lover for one night on mount Ida. She hold a small Eros on her lap: this is an erotic encounter. The head of Selene (Moon) appears above the mountain rocks: she indicates night time. It was from this union that Aineas was born
  • Close up of a Roman Sebasteion relief  sculpture of Emperor Nero with captive, Aphrodisias Museum, Aphrodisias, Turkey.  Against a grey background.<br />
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Naked warrior emperor Nero holds the orb of world rule in one hand and crowns the military trophy with the other. Between the trophy and the emperor stands a bound captive boy. He wears long barbarian trousers and looks up at Nero.
  • Close up of a Roman Sebasteion relief  sculpture of Aineas’ flight from Troy, Aphrodisias Museum, Aphrodisias, Turkey. <br />
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Aineas in armour carries his aged farther Anchises on his shoulders and leads his young son Lulus by his hand. They are fleeing from the sack of Troy. The figure floating behind is Aphrodite, Aineas’ mother: she is helping their escape. Old Anchises carries a round box that held images of Troy’s ancestral gods.
  • Close up of a Roman Sebasteion relief  sculpture of Agon Aphrodisias Museum, Aphrodisias, Turkey.   Against a black background.<br />
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The scene is an allegory of the athletic contest (or agon). The pillar was a beareded head of Hermes the god of the Gymnasium. Nearby is a palm of victory and a prize table with victory ribbon on it. Two winged baby Eros figures are struggling over a palm branch ( mostly broken): they act out the idea of contest, which is personified in the youthful figure behind. He hold another palm of victory: he is Agon himself.
  • Close up of a Roman Sebasteion relief  sculpture of  Bellerophon Aphrodisias Museum, Aphrodisias, Turkey.<br />
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Bellerophon was a Lykian hero and was claimed as a founder of Aphrodisias. He holds his winged horse Pegasos. The deign was modelled on another relief panel in the series “Royal hero with Dod Hunting”. The carving is poor and the sculptor may have been a novice.modelled
  • Close up of a Roman Sebasteion relief sculpture of Zeus and Prometheus, Aphrodisias Museum, Aphrodisias, Turkey.   Against an art background.<br />
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Prometheus is screaming in pain. Zeus had given him a terrible punishment for giving fire to man: he was tied to the Caucasus mountains and had his liver picked out daily by an eagle. Herakles shot the eagle and is undoing the first manacle. He wears his trade mark lion-skin and thrown his club to one side. A small mountain nymph, holding a throwing stick appears amongst the rocks.
  • Close up of a Roman Sebasteion relief sculpture of Zeus and Prometheus, Aphrodisias Museum, Aphrodisias, Turkey.  Against a grey background. <br />
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Prometheus is screaming in pain. Zeus had given him a terrible punishment for giving fire to man: he was tied to the Caucasus mountains and had his liver picked out daily by an eagle. Herakles shot the eagle and is undoing the first manacle. He wears his trade mark lion-skin and thrown his club to one side. A small mountain nymph, holding a throwing stick appears amongst the rocks.
  • Roman mosaics - Close up of The Gypsy Girls. The House of Menad. Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.  Against a white background.
  • Roman mosaics - Close up of The Gypsy Girls. The House of Menad. Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.  Against a grey background.
  • Close up of head of 9th century BC Giants of Mont'e Prama  Nuragic stone statue of a boxer, Mont'e Prama archaeological site, Cabras. 2014 excavation. Civico Museo Archeologico Giovanni Marongiu - Cabras, Sardinia. White background
  • 11th Century Medieval Bayeux Tapestry - Scene 48 - Scene 49 - William is told that the Saxon army is close. Battle of Hastings 1066
  • Medieval Corfe castle keep  close up  sunrise, built in 1086 by William the Conqueror, Dorset England
  • Close up of the Arcades of St Michele of the 13th century Romanesque facade of the San Michele in Foro,  a Roman Catholic basilica church in Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • Close up of the 13th century Byzantine Mosaic panel depicting the Apostles on the Basilica of San Frediano, a Romanesque church, Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • Close up of an end of 7th to start of 6th century B.C Etruscan lid in the shape of a head of a Canopo style vase, used to hold funereal ashes from Chiusi, inv 94610, National Archaeological Museum Florence, Italy , against grey
  • Close up of a Mycenaean Funerary Stele made of Porus stone with a relief of a chariot scene, Mycenae Grave Circle A, Grave V, Archaeological Museum Athens. Cat No 1428.16th Cent BC. Grey Background<br />
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The upper panel of this Mycenaean Funerary Stele has spiral reliefs that may represent waves suggesting that the scene below is set at a coastal location. This scene shows a charioteer pulling on the reins of his chariot while a second figure in front of the chaiot hold what may be a sword.
  • Close up of a Mycenaean Funerary Stele made of Porus stone with a relief of a chariot scene, Mycenae Grave Circle A, Grave V, Archaeological Museum Athens. Cat No 1428.16th Cent BC. White Background.<br />
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The upper panel of this Mycenaean Funerary Stele has spiral reliefs that may represent waves suggesting that the scene below is set at a coastal location. This scene shows a charioteer pulling on the reins of his chariot while a second figure in front of the chaiot hold what may be a sword.
  • Close up of a Mycenaean Funerary Stele made of Porus stone with a relief of a chariot scene, Mycenae Grave Circle A, Grave V, Archaeological Museum Athens. Cat No 1428.16th Cent BC. Black Background<br />
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The upper panel of this Mycenaean Funerary Stele has spiral reliefs that may represent waves suggesting that the scene below is set at a coastal location. This scene shows a charioteer pulling on the reins of his chariot while a second figure in front of the chaiot hold what may be a sword.
  • Close up of a Mycenaean Funerary Stele made of Porus stone with a relief of a chariot scene, Mycenae Grave Circle A, Grave V, Archaeological Museum Athens. Cat No 1428.16th Cent BC.<br />
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The upper panel of this Mycenaean Funerary Stele has spiral reliefs that may represent waves suggesting that the scene below is set at a coastal location. This scene shows a charioteer pulling on the reins of his chariot while a second figure in front of the chaiot hold what may be a sword.
  • Pillar capital close up of  the 18th Century Ottoman Hareem of the Ishak Pasha Palace (Turkish: İshak Paşa Sarayı) ,  Agrı province of eastern Turkey.
  • Pillar capital close up of  the 18th Century Ottoman Hareem of the Ishak Pasha Palace (Turkish: İshak Paşa Sarayı) ,  Agrı province of eastern Turkey.
  • Pillar capital close up of  the 18th Century Ottoman Hareem of the Ishak Pasha Palace (Turkish: İshak Paşa Sarayı) ,  Agrı province of eastern Turkey.
  • close up of bas relief on the entrance to the Hareem of the 18th Century Ottoman architecture of the Ishak Pasha Palace (Turkish: İshak Paşa Sarayı) ,  Agrı province of eastern Turkey.
  • close up of bas relief on the entrance to the Hareem of the 18th Century Ottoman architecture of the Ishak Pasha Palace (Turkish: İshak Paşa Sarayı) ,  Agrı province of eastern Turkey.
  • close up of bas relief on the entrance to the Hareem of the 18th Century Ottoman architecture of the Ishak Pasha Palace (Turkish: İshak Paşa Sarayı) ,  Agrı province of eastern Turkey.
  • close up of bas relief on the entrance to the Hareem of the 18th Century Ottoman architecture of the Ishak Pasha Palace (Turkish: İshak Paşa Sarayı) ,  Agrı province of eastern Turkey.
  • close up of bas relief on the entrance to the Hareem of the 18th Century Ottoman architecture of the Ishak Pasha Palace (Turkish: İshak Paşa Sarayı) ,  Agrı province of eastern Turkey.
  • Close up of the ancient Library of Celsus , a Roman building ruins in Ephesus, Anatolia, Turkey
  • Close up of the ancient Library of Celsus , a Roman building ruins in Ephesus, Anatolia, Turkey
  • Close up pictures & images of the socialist art of the Treaty of Georgievsk or Friendship Monument situated on the Georgian Military Highway high in the Caucasus mountains, Jvari Pass , Gudauri, Georgia (country).<br />
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The Friendship Monument was built in 1983 to celebrate the bicentennial of the Treaty of Georgievsk and the ongoing friendship between Soviet Georgia and Soviet Russia.
  • Close up pictures & images of the socialist art of the Treaty of Georgievsk or Friendship Monument situated on the Georgian Military Highway high in the Caucasus mountains, Jvari Pass , Gudauri, Georgia (country).<br />
<br />
The Friendship Monument was built in 1983 to celebrate the bicentennial of the Treaty of Georgievsk and the ongoing friendship between Soviet Georgia and Soviet Russia.
  • Close up pictures & images of the socialist art of the Treaty of Georgievsk or Friendship Monument situated on the Georgian Military Highway high in the Caucasus mountains, Jvari Pass , Gudauri, Georgia (country).<br />
<br />
The Friendship Monument was built in 1983 to celebrate the bicentennial of the Treaty of Georgievsk and the ongoing friendship between Soviet Georgia and Soviet Russia.
  • Close up pictures & images of the socialist art of the Treaty of Georgievsk or Friendship Monument situated on the Georgian Military Highway high in the Caucasus mountains, Jvari Pass , Gudauri, Georgia (country).<br />
<br />
The Friendship Monument was built in 1983 to celebrate the bicentennial of the Treaty of Georgievsk and the ongoing friendship between Soviet Georgia and Soviet Russia.
  • Close up pictures & images of the socialist art of the Treaty of Georgievsk or Friendship Monument situated on the Georgian Military Highway high in the Caucasus mountains, Jvari Pass , Gudauri, Georgia (country).<br />
<br />
The Friendship Monument was built in 1983 to celebrate the bicentennial of the Treaty of Georgievsk and the ongoing friendship between Soviet Georgia and Soviet Russia.
  • Close up pictures & images of the socialist art of the Treaty of Georgievsk or Friendship Monument situated on the Georgian Military Highway high in the Caucasus mountains, Jvari Pass , Gudauri, Georgia (country).<br />
<br />
The Friendship Monument was built in 1983 to celebrate the bicentennial of the Treaty of Georgievsk and the ongoing friendship between Soviet Georgia and Soviet Russia.
  • Close up pictures & images of the socialist art of the Treaty of Georgievsk or Friendship Monument situated on the Georgian Military Highway high in the Caucasus mountains, Jvari Pass , Gudauri, Georgia (country).<br />
<br />
The Friendship Monument was built in 1983 to celebrate the bicentennial of the Treaty of Georgievsk and the ongoing friendship between Soviet Georgia and Soviet Russia.
  • Close up pictures & images of the socialist art of the Treaty of Georgievsk or Friendship Monument situated on the Georgian Military Highway high in the Caucasus mountains, Jvari Pass , Gudauri, Georgia (country).<br />
<br />
The Friendship Monument was built in 1983 to celebrate the bicentennial of the Treaty of Georgievsk and the ongoing friendship between Soviet Georgia and Soviet Russia.
  • Close up pictures & images of the socialist art of the Treaty of Georgievsk or Friendship Monument situated on the Georgian Military Highway high in the Caucasus mountains, Jvari Pass , Gudauri, Georgia (country).<br />
<br />
The Friendship Monument was built in 1983 to celebrate the bicentennial of the Treaty of Georgievsk and the ongoing friendship between Soviet Georgia and Soviet Russia.
  • Close up pictures & images of the socialist art of the Treaty of Georgievsk or Friendship Monument situated on the Georgian Military Highway high in the Caucasus mountains, Jvari Pass , Gudauri, Georgia (country).<br />
<br />
The Friendship Monument was built in 1983 to celebrate the bicentennial of the Treaty of Georgievsk and the ongoing friendship between Soviet Georgia and Soviet Russia.
  • Close up pictures & images of the socialist art of the Treaty of Georgievsk or Friendship Monument situated on the Georgian Military Highway high in the Caucasus mountains, Jvari Pass , Gudauri, Georgia (country).<br />
<br />
The Friendship Monument was built in 1983 to celebrate the bicentennial of the Treaty of Georgievsk and the ongoing friendship between Soviet Georgia and Soviet Russia.
  • Close up pictures & images of the socialist art of the Treaty of Georgievsk or Friendship Monument situated on the Georgian Military Highway high in the Caucasus mountains, Jvari Pass , Gudauri, Georgia (country).<br />
<br />
The Friendship Monument was built in 1983 to celebrate the bicentennial of the Treaty of Georgievsk and the ongoing friendship between Soviet Georgia and Soviet Russia.
  • Close up pictures & images of the socialist art of the Treaty of Georgievsk or Friendship Monument situated on the Georgian Military Highway high in the Caucasus mountains, Jvari Pass , Gudauri, Georgia (country).<br />
<br />
The Friendship Monument was built in 1983 to celebrate the bicentennial of the Treaty of Georgievsk and the ongoing friendship between Soviet Georgia and Soviet Russia.
  • Close up pictures & images of the socialist art of the Treaty of Georgievsk or Friendship Monument situated on the Georgian Military Highway high in the Caucasus mountains, Jvari Pass , Gudauri, Georgia (country).<br />
<br />
The Friendship Monument was built in 1983 to celebrate the bicentennial of the Treaty of Georgievsk and the ongoing friendship between Soviet Georgia and Soviet Russia.
  • close up ictures & image of the Church of the Transfiguration of Ikalto monastery was founded by Saint Zenon, one of the 13 Syrian Fathers, in the late 6th century. Near Telavi, Kakheti, Eastern Georgia (Country).<br />
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The Ikalto Monastery is famous for the Academy of Ikalto founded in the reign of King David the Builder by Arsen Ikaltoeli. The Academy of Ikalto trained its students in classical diciplins of rhetoric, astronomy, philosophy, geography, geometry as well as learning the skills of chantings, pottery and poetry. In the 12th century the Georgian poet Shota Rustaveli studied here.

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