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The Treasure of Gourdon – dating from the reigns of Byzantine emperors Leo I through that of Justin I

This is a 1908 depiction of the scene where Wiglaf isspeaking to Beowulf after their battle with the dragon and Beowulf is mortally wounded. This is also when Beowulf passes on the thrown to Wiglaf.

This is a 1908 depiction of the scene where Wiglaf isspeaking to Beowulf after their battle with the dragon and Beowulf is mortally wounded. This is also when Beowulf passes on the thrown to Wiglaf.

Storie di miracoli su Rai Uno

This is the incorruptible body of Catholic Saint Bernadette Soubirous of Lourdes, France in the Church of St. Gildard at the convent .

“They carried with them the hideous head of Grendel.” An illustration of 4 men carrying the head of Grendel. Marshall, Henrietta Elizabeth (1908). Stories of Beowulf, 63. T.C. & E.C. Jack. Stories of Beowulf-88.jpg (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Read more here http://earthpages.wordpress.com/2013/03/26/beowulf/

Illustration of 4 men carrying the head of Grendel by Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall.

“ The earth's position throughout the changing seasons of the year is here shown. ” John R. Crossland and J. M. Parrish, ed., The Modern Encyclopedia for Children (London: Collins, 1933).

“ The earth’s position throughout the changing seasons of the year is here shown. Crossland and J. Parrish, ed., The Modern Encyclopedia for Children (London: Collins,

treasure of gourdon | From the Treasure of Gourdon; lost around 524, recovered in 1845. The ...

From the Treasure of Gourdon; lost around recovered in The hoard features a chalice and paten in Merovingian style:

U.S. Marine and Pima Native Ira Hayes, immortalized in song by Johnny Cash.  A real American hero. Ira helped to raise the flag on Mount Suribachi. ~  http://youtu.be/NdNV9JX-Xi8

Medal of Honor recipient Ira Hayes, USMC. When young Ira Hayes left the Arizona Gila Indian reservation to go war as a US marine, the chief of the Pima Indian tribe told Ira to make his people proud and bring back Honor.

Dropping propaganda leaflets out of a Huey on a Delta Patrol 1967 - Photo by Larry Burrows ~ Vietnam War

Dropping propaganda leaflets out of a Huey on a Delta Patrol 1967 - Photo by Larry Burrows ~ Vietnam War

Memories: More than 100 years after Titanic sank, this violin has been confirmed as the one that played as the ship went down

Found, violin that was played as Titanic sunk: Instrument belonged to heroic band leader, tests confirm

Water-stained violin proven to be the one that played Nearer my God to Thee by brave bandmaster as the Titanic sank

The Ebers Papyrus (ca. 1550 BCE) from Ancient Egypt describes medical cannabis.[9] Other ancient Egyptian papyri that mention medical cannabis are the Ramesseum III Papyrus (1700 BC), the Berlin Papyrus (1300 BCE) and the Chester Beatty Medical Papyrus VI (1300 BCE).[10] The ancient Egyptians even used hemp (cannabis) in suppositories for relieving the pain of hemorrhoids.[11] Around 2,000 BCE, the ancient Egyptians used cannabis to t - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Edwin Smith Surgical Papyrus: An Egyptian medical journal that dates to 1600 BCE and consists of 48 conditions and how to treat them. The link takes you to a translated version.

The Chalice of Abbot Suger (c.1140) is made of Silver gilt with jewels, and stands 19cm in height. The cup is formed from Agate.

The Chalice of Abbot Suger is made of silver gilt with jewels, and stands 19 cm in height. The cup is formed from Agate. This image is the property of the Abbot and Chapter of St Denis, France.

Queen Bathilde cloak, 2,50m  Museo Municipal de Alfred Bonno, en Chelles), VIIth c.

Semicircular cloak of Queen Bathilde; red color with yellow fringes with a brooch at her chest.