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Author: Vasily Rudich

, demonized); therefore, it would be both morally and politically a good idea to extirpate the opposition, whatever the cost in human life. Third, the revisionists frequently explain away the terrorist policies of such rulers by reason of state or the need for self-protection against real or potential

In: New Studies on the Portrait of Caligula in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Author: Vasily Rudich

, demonized); therefore, it would be both morally and politically a good idea to extirpate the opposition, whatever the cost in human life. Third, the revisionists frequently explain away the terrorist policies of such rulers by reason of state or the need for self-protection against real or potential

In: New Studies on the Portrait of Caligula in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

, an inveterate ‘inspector’ of baby-carriages met on the street, and a generous helper of those in need. 26 Grassi’s life exemplified a certain stereotype of the virtuous nineteenth-century businessman – modest, diligent, generous, and active in voluntary associations. 27 A passionate race-horse fan

In: A Serious Matter and True Joy

performances. 61 Schumann was active in Leipzig’s associational life; a member of the Gesellschaft Harmonie since 1843, he was admitted into the Vertrauten in 1851 and belonged to the Leipziger Kunstverein . 62 A bachelor, Schumann made substantial charitable gifts during his lifetime including 10

In: A Serious Matter and True Joy

interrupted the saint at prayers, presenting himself in royal dress and claiming to be Christ. 2 figure 7.1 Temptation of St. Martin, Panteón de los Reyes, San Isidoro, León. photo: james d’emilio The scene constitutes just a minor element of an elaborate painted program that centers on the life of

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In: The Medieval Iberian Treasury in the Context of Cultural Interchange (Expanded Edition)
Author: Mercedes Volait

Until the constriction of the local market, curios had enjoyed a second life on bazaar stalls, as just seen in the preceding chapter. But the very existence of historic artefacts offered for sale opens a new set of questions regarding supply and procurement. Some factors are well known. As

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In: Antique Dealing and Creative Reuse in Cairo and Damascus 1850-1890