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Mid East Collection

Background imageMid East Collection: EXPL2A-00352

EXPL2A-00352
The Hereford Mappa Mundi of 1280 - Jerusalem is at the center, Europe lower left, Africa lower right. Printed color halftone reproduction 19th century

Background imageMid East Collection: Hanging gardens of Babylon

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

Background imageMid East Collection: Medieval Europe at the start of the Crusades

Medieval Europe at the start of the Crusades
Map of Europe at the time of the First Crusade, 1097 AD. Printed color lithograph of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMid East Collection: Jesus calming the storm on the Sea of Galilee

Jesus calming the storm on the Sea of Galilee
Jesus calms the waters among frightened disciples in a boat. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMid East 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 imageMid East Collection: Last Supper of Jesus and the Apostles

Last Supper of Jesus and the Apostles
Jesus offering the Disciples wine at the Last Supper. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMid East 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 imageMid East Collection: Hanging Gardens of Babylon

Hanging Gardens of Babylon
Babylons Hanging Gardens, one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMid East 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 imageMid East Collection: Jesus at Emmaus

Jesus at Emmaus
Jesus blessing bread and wine at Emmaus. Hand-colored woodcut reproductioin of a Karl Muller painting

Background imageMid East Collection: Ancient Greeks holding the pass of Thermopylae, 480 BC

Ancient Greeks holding the pass of Thermopylae, 480 BC
Greeks under Leonidas holding off the Persian invasion at Thermopylae, 480 BC. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMid East Collection: Cedars of Lebanon

Cedars of Lebanon
Travelers stopping to rest among a grove of cedars in Lebanon. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMid East 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 imageMid East Collection: Mideast map during the Crusades

Mideast map during the Crusades
Map of the Middle East at the time of the Crusades. Printed color lithograph

Background imageMid East Collection: Palestinian women in Jerusalem, 1800s

Palestinian women in Jerusalem, 1800s
Arab women getting water from a fountain in Jerusalem, 1800s. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMid East Collection: Arab empire, mid-700s

Arab empire, mid-700s
Empire of the Arab Caliphs, middle of the 8th century. Printed color lithograph

Background imageMid East Collection: Persian Royal Palace in Teheran, 1800s

Persian Royal Palace in Teheran, 1800s
Anderoon, the womens apartment in the Persian Royal Palace, Teheran, Iran, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMid East Collection: Arabs fighting tigers in the desert

Arabs fighting tigers in the desert
Tigers attacking an Arab caravan in the desert. Color lithograph reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMid East Collection: Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem

Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem
Marketplace in Jerusalem at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMid East Collection: Seljuk Turks defeated at Dorylaeum, First Crusade

Seljuk Turks defeated at Dorylaeum, First Crusade
Crusaders under Godfrey of Bouillon, defeating Muslim forces of Sultan Kilij Arslan at Dorylaeum in Asia Minor, 1097. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMid East Collection: PANC2A-00003

PANC2A-00003
Map of the empire of Alexander the Great in 323 BC. Printed color lithograph of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMid East Collection: Alexanders army prepares to destroy Persepolis

Alexanders army prepares to destroy Persepolis
Thais suggests that Alexander burn Persepolis, capitol of Persia, in 331 BC. Hand-colored halftone ireproduction of a 19th-century llustration

Background imageMid East Collection: Extent of the Persian empire

Extent of the Persian empire
Map of the ancient Persian empire. Printed color lithograph of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMid East Collection: Ancient Mesopotamia

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

Background imageMid East Collection: Jewish high priest and Levite in ancient Israel

Jewish high priest and Levite in ancient Israel
Jewish high priest and Levite conducting a ceremony, ancient Israel. Antique hand-colored woodcut

Background imageMid East 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 imageMid East 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 imageMid East Collection: GMDE2A-00054

GMDE2A-00054
Map of Arabia, 1870s. Printed color lithograph, 19th century

Background imageMid East Collection: Phoenician ship in the Mediterranean

Phoenician ship in the Mediterranean
Phoenician galley passing the Rock of Gibraltar. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMid East 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 imageMid East Collection: Ancient Phoenician traders in port

Ancient Phoenician traders in port
Phoenician sailors trading goods in an ancient Mediterranean seaport. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMid East Collection: Mideastern shepherd

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

Background imageMid East Collection: PBIB2A-00041

PBIB2A-00041
Arrival of shepherds to see the baby Jesus in the stable. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMid East Collection: Armenian girl and Syrian men

Armenian girl and Syrian men
Armenian girl, Druze man, and a man from Damascus. Antique hand-colored print

Background imageMid East Collection: People of Lebanon

People of Lebanon
Maronite of Lebanon (left), armed Zeibek, and Christian Lebanese woman. Antique hand-colored print

Background imageMid East Collection: Crusaders entering Constantinople

Crusaders entering Constantinople
Defeat of Muslim defenders of Constantinople during the Crusades. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMid East 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 imageMid East 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 imageMid East Collection: Persian Empire about 500 BC

Persian Empire about 500 BC
Map of the Persian Empire under Darius I, with principal satrapies, about 500 BC. Color lithograph reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMid East Collection: GMDE2A-00032

GMDE2A-00032
Baghdad straddling the Tigris River. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMid East Collection: Sir Richard Burton en route to Mecca, 1850s

Sir Richard Burton en route to Mecca, 1850s
British explorer Richard Burton disguised as a Muslim pilgrim in Arabia. Color lithograph reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMid East Collection: PBIB2A-00081

PBIB2A-00081
Jesus lamenting Jerusalems fate. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMid East Collection: PBIB2A-00047

PBIB2A-00047
Shepherds called from their fields at the birth of Jesus. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMid East Collection: PANC2A-00060

PANC2A-00060
Alexander the Great discovering the body of Darius, King of Persia. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration by Gustave Dore

Background imageMid East Collection: PBIB2A-00049

PBIB2A-00049
Three kings following the star to worship the coming of the prophet, Jesus. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMid East Collection: Baal, god of the ancient Mideast

Baal, god of the ancient Mideast
Ancient Phoenician or Canaanite deity Baal holding an infant. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMid East Collection: Strength of Samson

Strength of Samson
Sampson slaying a lion with his bare hands. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMid East Collection: Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane

Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane
Jesus praying in the Garden of Gethsemane before his arrest. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration



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