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earliest known medical description of the eye, ninth-century Hunayn ibn Ishaq

Design attributed to Giovanni Battista Lodi da Cremona (Italian, active 1540–52). The Bridal Chamber of Herse, from a set of eight tapestries depicting the Story of Mercury and Herse. ca. 1550, Flemish, Brussels. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of George Blumenthal, 1941 (41.190.135)

Wall painting in closet of the Dr. Hariri House in Tabriz.

Fairy tales and fables for young and old, Vol 2 (1856 or 1857). Title page.

Acte de mariage d'Ingelran (de Coucy ?) et de Liégarde de Loisy. Laon, 1158.

grande charte datant de l'an 1114. Acte original, écrit en latin sur parchemin

Acte de Guillaume, archevêque de Reims, en faveur des lépreux de Reims. 1181.

Feuillet liturgique musical, provenant d'une abbaye cistercienne. XIe-XIIe siècles.

Acte au profit d'un jardinier des jardins d'Augustusbourg (Rhénanie). 1737.

Wenceslaus Hollar: Map of London (After 1688)

Nicholas II of Russia with the family (left to right): Olga, Maria, Nicholas II, Alexandra Fyodorovna, Anastasia, Alexei, and Tatiana. Livadiya, 1913. Portrait by the Levitsky Studio, Livadiya. Today the original photograph is held at the Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Babylon , the old area called Mesopotamia, originally known as Sumer, and later as Sumer and Akkad, lies between the rivers Eufrat and Tiger, south of Baghdad today. The Babilonian civilization, between 18 BC sec and 6 BC, was like the Sumerian one that preceded it, with urban characteristics, although based on agriculture. The kingdom was composed of about 12 towns surrounded by villages.