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Ancient Greek Music
Definition by Mark Cartwright

Ancient Greek Music

Music (or mousike) was an integral part of life in the ancient Greek world, and the term covered not only music but also dance, lyrics, and the performance of poetry. A wide range of instruments was used to perform music which was played...
Music & Dance in Ancient Egypt
Article by Joshua J. Mark

Music & Dance in Ancient Egypt

Music and dance were highly valued in ancient Egyptian culture, but they were more important than is generally thought: they were integral to creation and communion with the gods and, further, were the human response to the gift of life and...
Prize amphora showing a chariot race
Video by The British Museum

Prize amphora showing a chariot race

Chariot-racing was the only Olympic sport in which women could take part, as owners of teams of horses. Kyniska, a princess of Sparta, was the first woman to win the Olympic crown in this sport. British Museum curator Judith Swaddling describes...
Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima
Image by Joe Rosenthal

Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima

One of the most famous images of the Second World War, Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima, by Joe Rosenthal of the Associated Press, was taken 23 February 1945 on the Japanese Island of Iwo Jima in the late stages of the Pacific War. The image...
Noah in the Bible and the Qur'an | Jack Miles
Video by Emir-Stein Center

Noah in the Bible and the Qur'an | Jack Miles

CC: Cultures are often revealed through the stories they hand down through generations. Every civilization has foundational ones. Among the stories many cultures tell, we find tales of a great flood, but the story of Noah’s flood captured...
Ancient Egyptian Music and Dancing
Image by Jan van der Crabben

Ancient Egyptian Music and Dancing

This painting from the Tomb of Nebamun (c. 1350 BCE) shows women making music and other almost naked women dancing.
Western Classical Music, c. 1700-1950
Image by Simeon Netchev

Western Classical Music, c. 1700-1950

An infographic showcasing the evolution of musical styles and the creative contributions of a plethora of classical composers through four distinct periods in art history: Baroque, Classicism, Romanticism, and Modernism.
Red-Figure Hydria Music Lesson
Image by British Museum

Red-Figure Hydria Music Lesson

Close-up of a red-figure vase painting depicting a music lesson. In this section, two men play music while a boy and cat (alternately identified as a young panther) sit on the side. Attributed to "The Agrigento Painter". Produced in Attica...
Music in the Tuileries Gardens by Manet
Image by National Gallery, London

Music in the Tuileries Gardens by Manet

An 1862 oil on canvas painting, Music in the Tuileries Gardens, by Edouard Manet (1832-83), the French modernist painter. This work has often been called the first modern painting since it broke the artistic convention that artists avoided...
Mozart's Music for his Requiem
Image by Unknown Artist

Mozart's Music for his Requiem

A facsimile sheet of the music handwritten by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) of the composer's Requiem (1791).
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