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354-430 Saint Augustine of Hipo

Saint Augustine of Hipo

St Denis, patron saint of Headaches

“Statue of Saint Denis - Patron and first bishop of Paris, in the Crypte of the Sacre Coeur. According to Christian tradition, Saint Denis (also called Dionysius, Dennis, or.

witchywonderworks:   The entire Book of Kells is now viewable online!  Thank you to Trinity College in Dublin, for what must have been a huge amount of work.

Book of Kells: Folio contains the symbols of the Four Evangelists (Clockwise from top left): a man (Matthew), a lion (Mark), an eagle (John) and an ox (Luke)

Diocletian's palace, Split, Croatia / Was built by the Roman emperor Diocletian at the turn of the fourth century AD. Diocletian built the massive palace in preparation for his retirement on 1 May 305 AD. It lies in a bay on the south side of a short peninsula running out from the Dalmatian coast, four miles from Salona, the capital of the Roman province of Dalmatia

Split is one of the oldest cities in the area. While it is traditionally considered just over years old counting from the construction of Diocletian's Palace in 305 AD.

Osgyth (or Osyth) (died 700 AD[1]) was an English saint. She is primarily commemorated in the village of Saint Osyth, Essex, near Colchester. Alternative spellings of her name include Sythe, Othith and Ositha.

Osgyth (or Osyth) (died 700 was an English saint. She is primarily commemorated in the village of Saint Osyth, Essex, near Colchester. Alternative spellings of her name include Sythe, Othith and Ositha.

Literrata: The Lindisfarne Gospels are Insular art, not Anglo-Saxon art

Book of Kells. Folio from the Lindisfarne Gospels contains the incipit Liber generationis of the Gospel of Matthew. Compare this page with the corresponding page from the Book of Kells, especially the form of the Lib monogram.

"Haced que esta mano vuelva a juntarse con su brazo, para que únicamente se emplee en combatir contra los enemigos de vuestro Hijo, y vuestros."

Profecías, Discursos y Milagros de San Juan Damasceno

Besides his purely textual works, John of Damascus or 646 AD - 749 AD) also composed hymns, perfecting the canon, a structured hymn form used in Eastern Orthodox church services.

Inside the Stonyhurst Gospel, remember this book was made between 680 and 687. Incredible!

Europe's oldest book which survived pillaging Vikings: The St Cuthbert Gospel was buried alongside St Cuthbert, an early English Christian leader, on the island of Lindisfarne off the coast of Northumberland in around

In 378 AD, Rome completely mismanaged a refugee crisis, and the empire was destroyed.  “Grande Ludovisi” sarcophagus.

1,700 years ago, the mismanagement of a migrant crisis cost Rome its empire

The Ludovisi Battle sarcophagus or "Great" Ludovisi sarcophagus is an ancient Roman sarcophagus dating to around AD from a tomb near the Porta Tiburtina. It is also known as the Via Tiburtina Sarcophagus, though other sarcophagi have been found there.

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