Mosaic in the Memorial Church of Moses, Mount Nebo
6th century CE mosaic in the Diakonikon Baptistry of the Memorial Church of Moses in Mount Nebo, Jordan. The mosaic, dating to 530 CE, is a large square divided into two sections. The top section depicts hunting scenes while the lower section...
Life of Moses by Botticelli
The Life of Moses panel in Rome's Sistine Chapel. Painted by the Italian Renaissance artist Sandro Botticelli (1445-1510 CE). Early 1480s CE.
Henry I of England
Henry I reigned as the king of England from 1100 to 1135 CE. The son of William the Conqueror (r. 1066-1087 CE), Henry succeeded his brother William II of England (r. 1087-1100 CE) after he had died in a hunting accident and left no heir...
Henry III of England
Henry III of England ruled from 1216 to 1272 CE. The son of the unpopular King John of England (r. 1199-1216 CE), Henry was immediately faced with the ongoing Barons' War which had been fuelled by discontent over John's rule and his failure...
Moses Drawing Water from the Rock by Tintoretto
The oil painting Moses Drawing Water from the Rock by the Italian Renaissance artist Tintoretto (c. 1518-1594 CE). c. 1577 CE. (Scuola Grande di San Rocco, Venice)
Pharaoh, Victim of the 10th Plague of Egypt
A late 19th century CE painting by Tissot depicting Pharaoh as the victim of the tenth plague of Egypt where all first-born males are killed.
Moses by Michelangelo
A statue of Moses by Michelangelo (1475-1564 CE). The figure, measuring 2.35 metres (7 ft. 9 inch) in height, was completed around 1520 CE. (San Pietro in Vincoli church, Rome)
Oedipus at Colonus
Oedipus at Colonus was the third play of the Oedipus trilogy written by the great Greek tragedian Sophocles (c. 496 - c. 406 BCE). Although written in the years prior to his death, it would finally be presented by his son Iophon at a dramatic...
Seven Against Thebes
Seven Against Thebes is the third part of a trilogy written by one of the greatest of the Greek tragedians, Aeschylus in 467 BCE, winning first prize in competition at Dionysia. Unfortunately, only fragments of the first two plays, Laius...
Macbeth, King of Scotland
Macbeth Macfinlay (aka Mac Bethad mac Findláig) reigned as the king of Scotland from 1040 to 1057 CE. The ruler of Moray, he took the throne via the battlefield from his predecessor Duncan I of Scotland (r. 1034-1040 CE). Macbeth reigned...