Pergamon Altar. Athena against the giant Alcyoneus
Pergamon Altar. Built by order of Eumenes II Soter. 164-156 BC by artists of the school of Pergamon. Marble and limestone. East frieze. Gigantomachy. Struggle between gods and giants. Athena taking the young Alcyoneus by the hair while his mother, Gaia, leaves the ground due to the death of his son. Next, the winged Nike. Pergamon Museum. Berlin. Germany.
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Three-part song, The flocks shall leave the mountains
Sheet music, three-part song (trio) in C minor for Acis, Galatea and Polyphemus, The flocks shall leave the mountains, the woods the turtle dove, the nymphs forsake the fountains, ere I forsake my love, from the pastoral opera or masque, Acis and Galatea, by G F Handel.
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Orient Express - Map of the Overland Route to Cairo
Eliminating the Mediterranean Voyage in the journey to Egypt - The Overland Route to Cairo. The Map of the overland route shows the train line through Western Europe through to Turkey and then through North Syria, Lebanon, Palestine and Egypt. The map shows part of the railway between Tripoli (Lebanon) and Haifa (then Palestine) still uncompleted. Date: April 19 1928
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