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Roman Agora, Ephesus

Roman Agora, Ephesus

The Agora (or market place) of Ephesos was first built in the 3rd century BC but was adapted over the Roman period to reach its final form in the early 3rd century AD. On a square plan (111m x 111m...

Detail of the War Scene of the Standard of Ur Showing Prisoners of War

Detail of the War Scene of the Standard of Ur Showing Prisoners of War

This is a detail of the so-called

Howard DD- 179 - History

Howard DD- 179 - History

Howard(DD-179: dp. 1,060, 1. 314& 39;5& 34;; b. 31& 39;8& 34;; dr. 8& 39;6& 34;; cpl.101; a. 4 4& 34;, 2 3& 34;, 12 21& 34; tt.; cl. Wickes)Howard (DD-179) was launched by Union Iron Works San Francisco, Calif., 26 April 1919; sponsored by Marion Filmer, and commissioned 29 January 1920 at Mare Island& 39; Calif.

Spanish National Museum of Archaeology

Spanish National Museum of Archaeology

The Spanish National Museum of Archaeology (Museo Nacional de Arqueologia) in Madrid displays historical artefacts from throughout Spain’s worldwide history.The periods covered by the Spanish National Archaeological Museum range from prehistory to the 19th century and include Ancient Roman and Greek works, Egyptian mummies, Moorish objects and Iberian pieces such as the famous sculptures, the Lady of Elche and Lady of Baza.

Combat of Mislata, 26 December 1811

Combat of Mislata, 26 December 1811

Combat of Mislata, 26 December 1811The combat of Mislata of 26 December 1811 was a rare Spanish success during the fighting around Valencia in the winter of 1811-12. General Joachim Blake had decided to defend the line of the Guadalaviar River against a French army under General Suchet which was threatening Valencia.

Mansa Musa I

Mansa Musa I

Mansa Musa I was the ruler of the Mali Empire in West Africa from 1312 to 1337 CE. Controlling territories rich in gold and copper, and monopolising trade between the north and interior of the continent...