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Ancient Greece 16 animated historical maps Antiquity – The Greek world - Mycenaeans - colonization – the Hellenistic kingdoms – a city-state: Athens – Athenian democracy - the Pan-Hellenic sanctuaries – Alexandria, a Hellenistic city – the Greco-Persian wars - Marathon - Salamina – The Peloponnesian war – the Athenian Empire – the conquests of Alexander the Great
Khitan Between the 10th and 12th centuries CE, the nomadic Khitan dominated a large swath of Mongolia and Manchuria and created the Liao Dynasty, a substantial rival to China's Song Dynasty. They spoke an Altaic language, likely under the Mongolic family of languages. To write down their language, the Khitan people employed two distinct scripts in parallel. The first one, simply called the "large script" by Chinese sources, came into use at approximately 920 CE. The second one, not surprisingly called the "small script", was reputedly created by the Khitan scholar Diela around 925 CE.
During the three decades of Augustus Saint-Gaudens' remarkable career, he redirected and invigorated the course of American sculpture away from a worn-out Neoclassical aesthetic to a lively, naturalistic style, while also ardently promoting the nationalistic concept of an American school of sculpture flourishing on American shores. An artist of exceptional talent, Saint-Gaudens was born in Dublin, Ireland, son of a French father and an Irish mother. When he was an infant, his family... More »
Scrolls from the Dead Sea (Library of Congress Exhibition)