Historical Reconstructions Part XI — The Lost Treasure Chest

Jean-Claude Golvin This is the last of my Jean-Claude Golvin that I have.  Future historical reconstructions will be filled with other great artists that fit into this category,  because I love imagining the environment that our ancestors lived in.  Thank you Golvin for inspiring me to start this category and to dream bigger.

Historical Reconstructions Part XI — The Lost Treasure Chest

AD 120 – The army erects a wooden palisade on the German frontier (#Hadrian1900) — FOLLOWING HADRIAN

Hadrian’s deep concern with consolidating and defining the Empire started very early in his reign. Upon ascending the throne, the new emperor abandoned Trajan’s newly conquered provinces beyond the Euphrates and rapidly took the opportunity to carry out his new frontier policy. He first embarked on a quick inspection of the military bases along the……

AD 120 – The army erects a wooden palisade on the German frontier (#Hadrian1900) — FOLLOWING HADRIAN

Ancient Petra a ghost town as pandemic hits Jordan tourism; Kamal Taha; AFP — All About World Heritage Sites

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For over two millennia the ancient city of Petra has towered majestically over the Jordanian desert. As the novel coronavirus spread around the world, Jordanian authorities imposed a lockdown, and the last tourists left on March 16, a day before the Hashemite kingdom closed its borders. One of the seven wonders of the world, and […]

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Emperor Justinian’s codification of the laws & his work as a builder — Novo Scriptorium

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From the days of Diocletian the style of architecture which we call Byzantine, for want of a better name, had been slowly developing from the old classic forms, and many of the emperors of the fourth and fifth centuries had been given to building.

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Video of the Ancient Desert Fortress of Masada, Israel — All About World Heritage Sites

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This remote palace complex of Masada looks as dramatic as the stories behind it. Set high on a cliff above a forbidding, lunar-like landscape, the ancient fortress of Masada looks as dramatic as the legend behind it. The remote palace complex is known as the site of a desperate last stand by Jewish patriots besieged […]

über Video of the Ancient Desert Fortress of Masada, Israel — All About World Heritage Sites

Piranesi and the Gardens of Rome — The Gardens Trust

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Italy has always been famous for its classical monuments and, since the Renaissance, for its gardens too. Both attracted tourists in growing numbers, particularly as the Grand Tour became an essential part of the education of almost every young northern European member of the elite. Aristocratic or not tourists have always wanted souvenirs. Some wanted […]

über Piranesi and the Gardens of Rome — The Gardens Trust

World heritage in Turkey: Hierapolis, the thermal spa city of the ancients and white paradise Pamukkale; Yasemin Nicola Sakay; Daily Sabah — All About World Heritage Sites

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Source: World heritage in Turkey: Hierapolis, the thermal spa city of the ancients and white paradise Pamukkale

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Philae — following hadrian photography

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The original island of Philae was the site of an Egyptian temple complex in the Nile that now lies submerged beneath the waters of Lake Nasser to the south of Aswan in southern Egypt. It was originally located near the First Cataract of the Nile in Upper Egypt but was dismantled and moved to nearby […]

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