Sir John Hawkins Portrait
A c. 1581 CE portrait by an unknown artist of the English mariner, privateer and slave trader Sir John Hawkins (1532-95 CE). (National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, England)
Coat of Arms of John Hawkins
The coat of arms of John Hawkins (1532-1595 CE). It was granted in 1565 CE following his second successful expedition to transport slaves from West Africa to the Americas.
Bust of John Cabot
An idealised portrait bust of the Italian explorer John Cabot (aka Giovanni Caboto, c. 1450 - c. 1498 CE) who sailed from England to eastern Canada in 1497 CE. (Venetian Institute of Science , Letters and Art, Venice)
John VI Kantakouzenos
Byzantine Emperor John VI Kantakouzenos (r. 1347-1354 CE) presiding over a synod. The Hesychast Council of Constantinople, 1351 CE. Constantinople, 1370-75 CE, paint on parchment, Greek Manuscript 1242, fol.5 v, 33,5x24 cm. Bibliothèque...
Saint John the Baptist by Ghiberti
A statue of Saint John the Baptist by the Italian Renaissance artist Lorenzo Ghiberti (1378-1455 CE). The figure stands in the exterior wall of the Church of Orsanmichele in Florence. Completed c. 1415 CE.
John II Komnenos
Byzantine emperor John II Komnenos (r. 1118-1143 CE). From a 12th century CE mosaic panel in the south gallery of the Hagia Sophia, Istanbul. The emperor is shown offering a gift to the Virgin and young Christ.
Sculpture of Charlemagne - Abbey of Saint John at Müstair
Sculpture of Charlemagne (Holy Roman Emperor r. 800-814 CE) in the Abbey of Saint John at Müstair, Switzerland. The Abbey, which began life as a monastery, is located in Switzerland's Graubünden Canton and was constructed in the late 8th...
The Fomorians by John Duncan
A painting by John Duncan depicting the Fomorians, one of the race of gods in ancient Irish mythology.
St. John's Church, Waimate North, New Zealand
St. John’s Church is a part of the Te Waimate mission and is a stunning example of Gothic Revival architecture. It was built in 1871 CE as a replacement for the 1839 CE chapel.
Capture of John II of France, Poitiers
A 15th century CE manuscript illustration showing the capture of John II of France (r. 1350-1364 CE) at the Battle of Poitiers in September 1356 CE. The battle was the second major victory for the English in the Hundred Years' War (1337-1453...