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Background imageAncient history Collection: Map of Britain in 597 AD

Map of Britain in 597 AD
Map of territory controlled by Celts, Picts, Anglos, Saxons, and other tribes in Britain in 597 AD. Printed color lithograph of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: Hanging gardens of Babylon

Hanging gardens of Babylon
Hanging Gardens of ancient Babylon. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: Ancient Greece and its colonies around the Aegean

Ancient Greece and its colonies around the Aegean
Map of the Aegean Sea in the time of ancient Greece. Printed color lithograph of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: Tower of the Winds in Athens, ancient Greece

Tower of the Winds in Athens, ancient Greece
Tower of the Winds topped by a weathervane of Triton, and with sundials on the outer walls, ancient Athens. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: Map of ancient Rome

Map of ancient Rome
City plan of ancient Rome. Lithograph

Background imageAncient history Collection: Battle of Cannae plan, 216 BC

Battle of Cannae plan, 216 BC
Map of the Battle of Cannae, in which Hannibal defeated the Romans during the Second Punic War, 216 BC. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: Jews crossing the Jordan River with the Ark of the Covenant

Jews crossing the Jordan River with the Ark of the Covenant
Hebrews carrying the Ark of the Covenant across the Jordan River into the Promised Land. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: Ancient Athens

Ancient Athens
Athens from the east, in the time of Hadrian. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: Map of ancient Palestine kingdoms of Judah and Israel

Map of ancient Palestine kingdoms of Judah and Israel
Map of Phoenicia and Judea in the time of King Solomon, 10th century BC. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian columns

Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian columns
Classical styles of columns - Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian architecture. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: Parthenon in ancient Athens

Parthenon in ancient Athens
The Parthenon atop the Acropolis at the height of Athens power, 400s BC. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: Statue of Athena in the Parthenon of ancient Athens

Statue of Athena in the Parthenon of ancient Athens
Statue of the goddess Athena inside the Parthenon, ancient Athens. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: Assyrian king in his chariot

Assyrian king in his chariot returning from battle. Color lithograph reproduction of a bas-relief sculpture from Nineveh

Background imageAncient history Collection: Dionysus, or Bacchus, on his throne

Dionysus, or Bacchus, on his throne
Wall painting of the Roman deity Dionysus on his throne, from the ruins of Pompeii. Printed color lithograph reproduction

Background imageAncient history Collection: A trireme, used by the ancient Greeks and Romans

A trireme, used by the ancient Greeks and Romans
A trireme, with three banks of oars, used by the ancient Greeks and Romans. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: Death of Hector by Achilles during the Trojan War

Death of Hector by Achilles during the Trojan War
Greek hero Achilles dragging Hectors body behind his chariot in the Trojan wars. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine

Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine
Greek physician Hippocrates. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of an illustration of a bust

Background imageAncient history Collection: Ancient Mesopotamia

Ancient Mesopotamia
Map of the ancient Tigris and Euphrates region. Printed color 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: Map of the Roman Empire

Map of the Roman Empire
Map showing the extent of the Roman Empire. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: Justinian, Byzantine emperor

Justinian, Byzantine emperor
Byzantine emperor and his attendant. Antique hand-colored print

Background imageAncient history Collection: Regions of Italy in the Roman Empire

Regions of Italy in the Roman Empire
Map of Italy, during the time of Caesar Augustus to Emperor Constantine. Color lithograph of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: Southern Palestine in ancient times

Southern Palestine in ancient times
Map of southern Palestine in ancient times. Printed color lithograph of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: Roman Empire, circa 200 AD

Roman Empire, circa 200 AD
Map of the Roman Empire in the third century. Printed color lithograph of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: PANC2A-00023

PANC2A-00023
Wedding of Alexander the Great and Statira. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: Pericles

Pericles
Athenian statesman Pericles. Photogravure reproduction of a sculpture

Background imageAncient history Collection: Ancient Olympia, Greece

Ancient Olympia, Greece
Olympia, site of the ancient Olympic Games. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: Battle of Marathon, 490 BC

Battle of Marathon, 490 BC
Athenians repel Persian invaders at the Battle of Marathon, 490 BC. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: Caesar leading the Roman army across the Rubicon

Caesar leading the Roman army across the Rubicon
Julius Caesar crossing the Rubicon to begin a civil war against Pompey, 49 BC. Hand-colored halftone of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: PANC2A-00011

PANC2A-00011
Theodora, Empress of the Eastern Roman Empire, and her court. Printed 19th-century halftone reproduction of a mosaic at Ravenna

Background imageAncient history Collection: Aeropagus debating in ancient Athens

Aeropagus debating in ancient Athens
Gathering of the Areopagus, a deliberative court that met in the open air, ancient Athens. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: Mideastern shepherd

Mideastern shepherd
Shepherd carrying a lamb in the Middle East. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: Roman villa

Roman villa
Villa of a wealthy citizen of ancient Rome. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: Xerxes bridge of boats across the Hellespont, 480 BC

Xerxes bridge of boats across the Hellespont, 480 BC
Bridge of boats built by Xerxes Persian army across the Hellespont to invade Greek territory, 480 BC. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: Battle of Actium, 31 BC

Battle of Actium, 31 BC
Sea battle of Actium, in which Octavius defeated Antony and Cleopatra, 31 BC. Hand colored wodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: PSCI2A-00073

PSCI2A-00073
Greek astronomer Hipparchus mapping the stars over Alexandria, ancient Egypt. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: Cedars of Lebanon for Solomons Temple

Cedars of Lebanon for Solomons Temple
Solomons servants hewing the cedars of Lebanon to build the temple in Jerusalem. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: Roman siege of a fortified city

Roman siege of a fortified city
Roman legions attacking a city to expand the Roman Empire. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: Solon of Athens

Solon of Athens
Bust of Athenian statesman Solon. Hand-colored halftone reproductio of an engraving

Background imageAncient history Collection: Sun-god Ra on his daily journey, ancient Egypt

Sun-god Ra on his daily journey, ancient Egypt
Sun-god Ra embarking for his daily journey through Egypt. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of ancient Egyptian art

Background imageAncient history Collection: Ancient Egyptian agriculture

Ancient Egyptian agriculture
Farmers plowing, sowing, and harvesting grain in ancient Egypt. Engraving with a watercolor wash

Background imageAncient history Collection: Plebians revolt, ancient Rome

Plebians revolt, ancient Rome
Revolt of the plebeians against the government of ancient Rome, 207 BC. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: Medes of ancient times

Medes of ancient times
Nobles of ancient Media, part of the Assyrian and Persian empires. Antique hand-colored print

Background imageAncient history Collection: Maps of Italy in ancient times

Maps of Italy in ancient times
Map of early tribes in Italy (top). of the Roman hills (lower left). and the vicinity of Rome (right) in the time of the Roman Empire. Printed color lithograph of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: Gladiator in a Roman arena

Gladiator in a Roman arena
Gladiator claiming victory after combat in ancient Rome. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of a 19th-century painting by Gerome

Background imageAncient history Collection: Ancient Greek empire

Ancient Greek empire
Map of ancient Greece and its colonies. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illlustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: Ancient Greek marathon

Ancient Greek marathon
Foot-race in ancient Greece. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient history Collection: Egyptian Book of the Dead

Egyptian Book of the Dead
Fragment of the Egyptian Book of the Dead. Hand colored printed halftone reproduction of the document

Background imageAncient history Collection: Home in ancient Rome

Home in ancient Rome
Roman house, viewed from the atrium through the tablinumin to the peristyle and a garden. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration



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