Mycenaean Vase Decorated With An Octopus
A Mycenaean vase or krater depicting a stylized octopus (1400-1300 BCE). Provenance: Ialysos, Rhodes. (British Museum).
Bobbin Lace Making
An example of bobbin lace making, traditional to the Ore Mountain region, as showcased at the Frohnauer Hammer Museum in Annaberg-Bucholz.
A painting of the Nahavand Castle (near modern Nahavand, Iran), the last stronghold of the Sassanians, made by Eugène Flandin in 1840 CE, for "Voyage en Perse", published in 1851.
A stone carved labrys or double axe, a common motif in Minoan art and architecture, Malia (1700-1450 BCE).
Roman Sarcophagus with Ariadne
Sarcophagus with Ariadne sleeping, 280 CE. Marble, Rome, Ny Carlsberg glyptotek (Copenhagen, Denmark). Made with Memento Beta (now ReMake) from AutoDesk. For more update, please follow @GeoffreyMarchal on Twitter.
Roman Republic at the Beginning of Caesar's Civil War
This map depicts the territories under Julius Caesar and Roman Senate in the wake of the outbreak of Caesar's Civil War in 49 BCE in the Roman Republic. Caesar crossed the Rubicon and marched on Rome while Pompey, supported by the Senate...
Siege of Alexandria, 47 BCE
The forces of Julius Caesar (100 BCE-48 BCE) battle a faction of the Egyptian army during the Siege of Alexandria in 47 BCE, part of a struggle over the Egyptian line of succession. Illustration by by Zvonimir Grbasic.
Roman Bridge over the Rubicon River
Roman bridge over the Rubicon river located in Savignano sul Rubicone. The Rubicon has been one of the world’s most famous rivers ever since Julius Caesar crossed it in 49 BCE. However the bridge does not date from Caesar's times. It was...
Birth of Caesarion
An artistic depiction of the infant Caesarion (47-30 BCE) being presented to the Alexandrians by his parents Cleopatra VII (69-30 BCE) and Julius Caesar (100-44 BCE). From the game Old World.
Siege of Alesia
This is an artistic 3D model of how the Battle of Alesia may have looked. In this decisive Roman victory (September 52 BCE), Julius Caesar defeated the Arverni leader Vercingetorix, completing the Roman conquest of Gaul.