The Lion's Bride by Gabriel Cornelius Ritter von Max
'The Lion's Bride' - a painting by Gabriel Cornelius Ritter von Max (18401915) was a Prague-born Austrian painter. The scene was depicted in motion picture form as an hommage in the Gloria Swanson film, 'Male and Female', (1919), directed by Cecil B. de Mille (see: 10387556). Date: 1908
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The Zimmer Tower - Lier, Belgium
The Zimmer tower in Lier, Belgium (Cornelius tower) - originally a keep of Lier's fourteenth century city fortifications. In 1930, astronomer and clockmaker Louis Zimmer (18881970) -pictured - built the Jubilee (or Centenary) Clock.
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Sulla. Head from the statue of a man. About 20 BC
Lucius Cornelius Sulla (138 BC-78 BC). known commonly as Sulla, was a Roman general and statesman. He had the distinction of holding the office of consul twice, as well as that of dictator. Sulla was awarded a grass crown, the most prestigious and rarest Roman military honor, during the Social War. Glyptothek. Munich. Germany.
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