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Corfe Castle is a fortification standing above the village of the same name in the English county of Dorset. Built by William the Conqueror, the castle dates back to the 11th century. The castle underwent two sieges - the first, in 1643, was unsuccessful, but the second was successful and ended in an assault. In March that year Corfe Castle was demolished on Parliament's orders.

Corfe Castle is a fortification standing above the village of the same name in the English county of Dorset. Built by William the Conqueror, the castle dates back to the 11th century. The castle underwent two sieges - the first, in 1643, was unsuccessful, but the second was successful and ended in an assault. In March that year Corfe Castle was demolished on Parliament's orders.

Book III Aeneas' travels take him to Buthrotum, on the coast of the Ionian Sea North of Greece

Book III Aeneas' travels take him to Buthrotum, on the coast of the Ionian Sea North of Greece

Roman relief sculpture of Aineas Fleeing Troy with his wife & children from the Oda first room, Aphrodisias, Turkey

Roman relief sculpture of Aineas Fleeing Troy with his wife & children from the Oda first room, Aphrodisias, Turkey

Book VI ...upon his left he sees a broad/ fortress encircled by a triple wall/and girdled by a rapid flood of flames/ that rage.  [ Aeneas and the sibyl pass Tartarus, the place where the worst criminals are punished]

Book VI ...upon his left he sees a broad/ fortress encircled by a triple wall/and girdled by a rapid flood of flames/ that rage. [ Aeneas and the sibyl pass Tartarus, the place where the worst criminals are punished]

Book II "This could never come to pass without/ the god's decree, and you are not to carry/ Creusa as your comrade, since the king/ of high Olympus does not grant you that.

Book II "This could never come to pass without/ the god's decree, and you are not to carry/ Creusa as your comrade, since the king/ of high Olympus does not grant you that.

Book VI The Lady of Cumae escorts Aeneas to the entrance to the Underworld

Book VI The Lady of Cumae escorts Aeneas to the entrance to the Underworld

Book V Meanwhile, Aeneas, well upon his way, /was sailing steadfast with his galleys/ ...watching where the walls of Carthage glowed/ with sad Elyssa's flames.

Book V Meanwhile, Aeneas, well upon his way, /was sailing steadfast with his galleys/ ...watching where the walls of Carthage glowed/ with sad Elyssa's flames.

Medieval Arch in the ruined Jerpoint Abbey of the Cistercian monks, Thomastown, Kilkenny, Ireland.

Medieval Arch in the ruined Jerpoint Abbey of the Cistercian monks, Thomastown, Kilkenny, Ireland.

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