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Ancient Rome: Frescoes

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"The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man."

— George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman (via whyallcaps)

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madamehardy:

maudelynn:

c.1930 Black and Silver Assuit Evening Dress and Shawl 

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Oh, my ever-loving popsicle Buddha. This is fantastic.

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amandaonwriting:

Quotable - Oscar Wilde, born 16 October 1854, died 30 November 1900
When he arrived at customs in the United States for his US-Canada tour in 1882, Oscar Wilde said, “I have nothing to declare except my genius.”

amandaonwriting:

Quotable - Oscar Wilde, born 16 October 1854, died 30 November 1900

When he arrived at customs in the United States for his US-Canada tour in 1882, Oscar Wilde said, “I have nothing to declare except my genius.”

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"A causa del cattivo tempo, la Rivoluzione è stata rinviata a data da destinarsi."

Ennio Flaiano, Diario Notturno (via nuclearpomegranate

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Did you know Thomas Kyd, when he was a kid, wrote a play about having to eat his vegetables?

superpunshout:

It was called The Spinach Tragedy.

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"I have been half in love with easeful Death."

— Keats, from “Ode to a Nightingale” (via gregallyn)

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theswinginsixties:

Jean-Luc Godard photographed by William Klein, 1960 

nuclearpomegranate eeeeh….Jean-Luc….

theswinginsixties:

Jean-Luc Godard photographed by William Klein, 1960 

nuclearpomegranate eeeeh….Jean-Luc….

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a-gnosis:

Athena wearing the aegis cloak and holding her shield and helmet.
Painted on a lekythos, ca 470 BCE.
Source: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

a-gnosis:

Athena wearing the aegis cloak and holding her shield and helmet.

Painted on a lekythos, ca 470 BCE.

Source: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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fletchingarrows:

fuckyeahvintageillustration:

'Vivien' by George Quested based on the poem 'Vivien and Merlin' by Alfred Lord Tennyson, ca. 1900.
 

fletchingarrows:

fuckyeahvintageillustration:

'Vivien' by George Quested based on the poem 'Vivien and Merlin' by Alfred Lord Tennyson, ca. 1900.

 

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pre-raphaelisme:

The Salutation of Beatrice by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1880-1882.

pre-raphaelisme:

The Salutation of Beatrice by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1880-1882.

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ancient-serpent:

À rebours (Against Nature or Against the Grain) by Joris-Karl Huysmans
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ask-white-pumkiller:

cobaltclaws:

hnnnnnnnnnnnnnng!!!!

HNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNG *head explodes* TO MUCH HNG

ask-white-pumkiller:

cobaltclaws:

hnnnnnnnnnnnnnng!!!!

HNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNG *head explodes* TO MUCH HNG

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hiketes:

Rome, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Dionysos, in Rom im Tiber gefunden (Dionysus, found in the Tiber at Rome) (by HEN-Magonza)

hiketes:

Rome, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Dionysos, in Rom im Tiber gefunden (Dionysus, found in the Tiber at Rome) (by HEN-Magonza)

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