Silver Tetradrachm Portraying Antony and Cleopatra
This silver tetradrachm portrays the Ptolemaic queen Cleopatra VII on one side, and the Roman triumvir Mark Antony on the other (1st century BCE). Cleopatra's profile has been made to resemble the features of her husband Mark Antony in the...
A Day in the Life of an Ancient Greek Oracle - Mark Robinson
Follow Aristonike, an Oracle-in-training in Delphi, as she studies to become the Pythia and communicate Apollo’s will and prophecies. — As the sun rises over Delphi in 500 BCE, Aristonike hurries to the temple of Apollo where a single...
Miracle of St. Mark by Tintoretto
The Miracle of Saint Mark Rescuing a Slave by the Italian Renaissance artist Tintoretto (c. 1518-1594 CE). 1548 CE. (Academia, Venice)
Bodhisattva with Yongle Reign Mark
Bodhisattva; probably Qutan Temple, Qinghai Province, China; Ming dynasty, Yongle reign mark (1403–1424 CE); gilt bronze; 53 1/2 x 26 x 17 7/10in. (136 x 66 x 45 cm); Musée Cernuschi, Asian Arts Museum of Paris; MC5173; photograph © Stéphane...
Stamped Brick with the Mark of Legio VII Gemina
Stamped Brick with the mark of Legio VII Gemina. Interpretation Center of Roman León at Casona de Puerta Castillo, León, Spain.
Jesus Christ is the designation of Jesus of Nazareth (d. c. 30 CE), who was an itinerant Jewish prophet from the Galilee in northern Israel. He preached the imminent intervention in human affairs by the God of the Jews, when God would establish...
A Source Critical Analysis of the New Testament Parable of the Mustard Seed.
This article is a source-critical Analysis of Mark 4:30-32, Luke 13:18-19, Matt. 13:31b-32 and G.Thom. 20:1-2, otherwise know as the parable of the Mustard Seed. On first comparison we see that all three synoptic texts agree on the essence...
Why is Herodotus Called "The Father of History"? - Mark Robinson
View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-is-herodotus-called-the-father-of-history-mark-robinson 2,500 years ago, the writing of history as we know it didn’t exist. The past was recorded as a list of events, with little explanation...
History vs. Henry VIII - Mark Robinson & Alex Gendler
View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/history-vs-henry-viii-mark-robinson-and-alex-gendler He was a powerful king whose break with the church of Rome would forever change the course of English history. But was he a charismatic reformer...
Division of the Second Triumvirate
A map showing the areas controlled by different members of Rome's Second Triumvirate of Lepidus (Brown), Octavian (Purple), and Mark Antony (Green) in the 1st century BCE. The light red areas indicate shared control.