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Conquest Collection

Background imageConquest Collection: Map of the Roman Empire

Map of the Roman Empire
A map showing the extent of the Roman Empire

Background imageConquest Collection: D-Day - Supplies pour ashore

D-Day - Supplies pour ashore
A stunning panorama photograph of a French invasion beach with the channel waters thick with US military shipping, as reinforcements

Background imageConquest Collection: Bayeux Tapestry - Norman Conquest of 1066

Bayeux Tapestry - Norman Conquest of 1066
Harold, despite his oath of fealty to William duke of Normandy, is crowned king of England at Westminster Date: 1066

Background imageConquest Collection: Codex Borgia. Ritual and divinatory mesoamerican

Codex Borgia. Ritual and divinatory mesoamerican manuscript written in Nahuatl before of the conquest of Mexico. It is related with the aztec calendar Tonalpohualli

Background imageConquest Collection: Hillary and Tensing on Mount Everest

Hillary and Tensing on Mount Everest
Hillary and Tensing nearing the summit of Mount Everest. Date: 1953

Background imageConquest Collection: The cacique of Tabasco presents to Hernan Cortes twenty Indi

The cacique of Tabasco presents to Hernan Cortes twenty Indian and between they Dona Marina. Engraving, 1825. Colored

Background imageConquest Collection: Battle of Hastings

Battle of Hastings
BATTLE OF HASTINGS The battle rages between the armies of Harold and William, Duke of Normandy

Background imageConquest Collection: Bayeux Tapestry

Bayeux Tapestry. Tapestry divided in scenes depicting the conquest of England by the Normands (1066). Detail with the English

Background imageConquest Collection: Assyrian Lion Hunt

Assyrian Lion Hunt
Ancient Assyrian wall panel of alabaster, probably painted originally in colour. Symbolical design expressing the conquest of the lion

Background imageConquest Collection: HAROLDs BODY FOUND 1066

HAROLDs BODY FOUND 1066
BATTLE OF HASTINGS The discovery of Harolds body after the battle; it is taken to Waltham by the monks of the abbey

Background imageConquest Collection: HAROLD ARROW IN EYE

HAROLD ARROW IN EYE
BATTLE OF HASTINGS Harold is fatally wounded by an arrow through his eye; William's army is ranged opposite him. Date: 14 October 1066

Background imageConquest Collection: Arrow Eye Events Britain Norman Conquest 14 October

Arrow Eye Events Britain Norman Conquest 14 October
arrow, eye, events, britain, norman, conquest, 14, october, 1066, battle, hastings, harold, king, england, fatally, wounded, ii, godwinson, history, historical, 10013254

Background imageConquest Collection: Discovery of America. Second Voyage of Columbus. Jamaica. 15

Discovery of America. Second Voyage of Columbus. Jamaica. 15
Jamaica. 15th century. Second Voyage of Columbus. Jamaicans refuse to give food to Columbus and he, knowing that there will be a lunar eclipse, tells them that God will deny the light

Background imageConquest Collection: Cylinder of Cyrus the Great with text written in akkadian cu

Cylinder of Cyrus the Great with text written in akkadian cuneiform. Clay. Describes the conquest of Babylon in 539 BC and the capture of King Nabonidus by Cyrus the Great

Background imageConquest Collection: Arch of Titus. Rome. Italy

Arch of Titus. Rome. Italy
Roman Art. Arch of Titus. Erected in the year 81 to commemorate the conquest of Titus against the Jews. It features carved scenes of the conquest and subsequent destruction of Jerusalem (AD 70)

Background imageConquest Collection: Reconstruction of the Templo Mayor complex in the

Reconstruction of the Templo Mayor complex in the city of Mexico-Tenochtitlan, founded in 1325. It was the capital of the Aztec Empire until its occupation in 1521 by Hernᮠ Cort鳠 during

Background imageConquest Collection: Inside the Dome of Discovery, Festival of Britain, London

Inside the Dome of Discovery, Festival of Britain, London
General view inside the Dome of Discovery, part of the Festival of Britain site on the South Bank, London. This part of the exhibition covered Britains conquest of the physical world through

Background imageConquest Collection: Hernan Cortes (1488-1547). Engraving. Colored

Hernan Cortes (1488-1547). Engraving. Colored
Hernan Cortes (1488-1547). Spanish conqueror of Mexico. Engraving by A. Carretero in The Spanish and American Illustration, 1884. Colored

Background imageConquest Collection: Moctezuma II, Hernan Cortes, Pedro de Alvarado, Gonzalo de

Moctezuma II, Hernan Cortes, Pedro de Alvarado, Gonzalo de
Conquerors and conquered. Moctezuma II (1467-1520), Hernan Cortes (1485-1547), Pedro de Alvarado (1485-1541), Gonzalo de Sandoval (1497-1527) and Cristobal de Olid (1488-1524). Colored engraving

Background imageConquest Collection: RIVERA, Diego (1886-1957). History of Mexico

RIVERA, Diego (1886-1957). History of Mexico: from the Conquest to 1930. 1929 - 1931. Detail of the central wall with scenes

Background imageConquest Collection: Conquest of the Earth, Amazing Stories Scifi Magazine Cover

Conquest of the Earth, Amazing Stories Scifi Magazine Cover
THE CONQUEST OF THE EARTH - An invader from Andromeda describes his home Date: 1930

Background imageConquest Collection: Battle of Hastings 1066

Battle of Hastings 1066
BATTLE OF HASTINGS The Norman horseman prove too much for the English foot soldiers

Background imageConquest Collection: Christopher Columbus (1451-1506). Engraving. Colored

Christopher Columbus (1451-1506). Engraving. Colored
Christopher Columbus (1451-1506). Explorer and navigator genoese. Columbus taking possession of the island of San Salvador. Engraving by Martin Rico after a painting of Isidro Gil

Background imageConquest Collection: The New Standard Theatre, 1845

The New Standard Theatre, 1845
The New Standard Theatre in Shoreditch, London, showing an equestrian spectacle taking place on stage in 1845, the year that the theatre first opened

Background imageConquest Collection: America (16th). La Noche Triste (Sad night

America (16th). La Noche Triste (Sad night
" America (16th). " La Noche Triste" (Sad night, 30th June 1520). Painting belonging to the series " Conquista de M鸩 co" (" The Conquest of Mexico" )

Background imageConquest Collection: Cortes destroying his fleet. Colored engraving

Cortes destroying his fleet. Colored engraving
Hernan Cortes (1488-1547). Spanish conqueror of Mexico. Cortes destroying his fleet, moored in the Villa Rica of the Vera Cruz, to prevent defections among his crew. Volume I. Engraving by J

Background imageConquest Collection: Body of Harold II is found

Body of Harold II is found
BATTLE OF HASTINGS The discovery of Harolds body after the battle; it is taken to Waltham by the monks of the abbey Date: 14 October 1066

Background imageConquest Collection: Peru / Cuzco C1520

Peru / Cuzco C1520
View of the city at the time of the Spanish conquest

Background imageConquest Collection: Duchess of Cleveland, from a painting by Sir Peter Lely

Duchess of Cleveland, from a painting by Sir Peter Lely.. Handcolored engraving from Civil Costume of England from the Conquest to the Present Period drawn by Charles Martin

Background imageConquest Collection: EDWARD OF WOODSTOCK The Black Prince (1330-1376)

EDWARD OF WOODSTOCK The Black Prince (1330-1376). Prince of Wales, first-born son of Edward III of England. The Black Prince is received in Bordeaux in 1355 during his campaign against John II of

Background imageConquest Collection: Battle of Otumba. Cortes troops defeated Aztec

Battle of Otumba. Cortes troops defeated Aztec army, 1520. Painting. SPAIN. Madrid. Americas Museum

Background imageConquest Collection: Cortes Sinks Ships

Cortes Sinks Ships
In order to discourage any faint-hearted Spanish from deserting the Conquest, Cortes sinks his fleet

Background imageConquest Collection: William the Conqueror

William the Conqueror
WILLIAM I THE CONQUEROR dressed for conquest in his suit of mail, with broadsword and shield

Background imageConquest Collection: The Invasions of England and Ireland With al [sic] their Civ

The Invasions of England and Ireland With al [sic] their Civ
Map: The Invasions of England and Ireland With al [sic] their Civill [sic] Wars since the Conquest Corn Danckertsz sculpsit [London] George Humble, 1627 (c)

Background imageConquest Collection: Chapel Royal choristers

Chapel Royal choristers
Seven Chapel royal boy choristers make their way along the street towards Buckingham Palace for an 11 o clock service, on the occasion of the Kings return to London

Background imageConquest Collection: Spaniards Mass, Mexico

Spaniards Mass, Mexico
After their conquest of Mexico, the Spaniards celebrate Mass, giving thanks to God for giving them the victory

Background imageConquest Collection: Events / Britain / Norman

Events / Britain / Norman
King Edward the Confessor sends Harold, earl of Wessex, to confirm to William, duke of Normandy, that he will succeed him on the English throne

Background imageConquest Collection: HUMAN SACRIFICE, PERU

HUMAN SACRIFICE, PERU
Human sacrifice by the Incas of Peru 1 of 2 Date: pre-conquest

Background imageConquest Collection: Typical Norman Castle

Typical Norman Castle. Date: 11th century

Background imageConquest Collection: Francisco Pizarro (1471 / 1476-1541)

Francisco Pizarro (1471 / 1476-1541)
Francisco Pizarro y Gonzalez, 1st Marquess of los Atabillos ( c.1471 or 1476-1541). Spanish conqueror of the Incan Empire and founder of Lima. Peru

Background imageConquest Collection: A Christmas Day Coronation: William the Conqueror rides to Westminster Abbey to receive the Crown

A Christmas Day Coronation: William the Conqueror rides to Westminster Abbey to receive the Crown of England - December 25, 1066 Date: 1066

Background imageConquest Collection: Gallic Wars - Titus Labienus hatches a trap

Gallic Wars - Titus Labienus hatches a trap
Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). Titus Labienus hatches a trap to get the Treveri to cross the river before his troops, attacking them later. Engraving

Background imageConquest Collection: Caesar disembarked in Britain (54 BC)

Caesar disembarked in Britain (54 BC), placing his ships on dry ground within his camp. Engraving. Commentaires de Cesar, avec des notes historiques

Background imageConquest Collection: Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). Caesar attacks the Germanic camp

Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). Caesar attacks the Germanic camp
Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). Caesar led his troops across the Rhine in 55 BC for a punitive expedition against the Germanic tribes

Background imageConquest Collection: Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). Battle of the Sambre (July 57 BC)

Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). Battle of the Sambre (July 57 BC)
Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). Caesar's campaign against the Belgae in 57 B.C. Battle of the Sambre (July 57 BC). Confrontation between Julius Caesar's legions

Background imageConquest Collection: Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). The battle of the Aisne (57 BC)

Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). The battle of the Aisne (57 BC)
Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). Caesar's campaign against the Belgae in 57 BC. The battle of the Aisne (57 BC). The Belgic tribes cross the Aisne River through the right

Background imageConquest Collection: Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). Battle of Vosges (58 BC)

Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). Battle of Vosges (58 BC)
Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). First campaign against the Germanic tribes (58 BC). Battle of Vosges (58 BC). Combat between the Germanic tribe of the Suebi under the command of Ariovistus against six

Background imageConquest Collection: Gallic Wars - Ariovistus, Suebi leader, deploys his cavalry

Gallic Wars - Ariovistus, Suebi leader, deploys his cavalry
Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). First campaign against the Germanic tribes (58 BC). Ariovistus, the Suebi leader, deploys his cavalry



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