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pre-raphaelisme:

Miranda by John William Waterhouse, 1875.

pre-raphaelisme:

Miranda by John William Waterhouse, 1875.

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"I never wish to offend, but I am so foolishly shy, that I often seem negligent, when I am only kept back by my natural awkwardness."

— Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility (via quoteunq)

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lottereinigerforever:

Louise Brooks
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unspeakablevice:

viverobespierre:

gwyndor:

thinking about the fact i havent drawn modern au saint-just much and also the best post on this website

THIS IS THE BEST

unspeakablevice and I are literally shrieking over the phone

Like that’s seriously an accurate description we were like squealing into the phone

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byronofrochdale:

quatschmachen:

byronofrochdale:

quatschmachen:

Mini Bronze Dionysus photoset from Palazzo Massimo

is this the famous Dionysus statue you were referring to last summer? It’s beautiful!

Yes!!!! :)

they totally need to make postcards!

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omniastudios:

omniastudios:

It’s that time again! Here’s the scoop: • follow us➡ omniastudios. Must be a follower to be eligible. • REBLOG this post, do not delete original text. • NO giveaway only blogs and only reblog ONCE PER DAY. • Winner receives one sterling silver Celestial Lunar Oracle ring in their size, valued at $270 USD. • Giveaway ends October 13th, 2014. Winner will be chosen at random using random.org and announced on October 14th. • Must be 18 years old or have parent/guardian permission to enter. • This giveaway is not affiliated with or sponsored by Tumblr.

Good luck, lovelies! <3

We are also running this giveaway on our instagram, so you can have two chances to win! <3 Good luck!

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Maurice Lalau ~ Tristram and Iseult ~ The Romance of Tristram and Iseult ~ 1908 ~ via
Frontispiece: Tristram and Iseult
Translated from the French by Florence Simmonds ~ London: William Heinemann ~ c1910

Maurice Lalau ~ Tristram and Iseult ~ The Romance of Tristram and Iseult ~ 1908 ~ via

Frontispiece: Tristram and Iseult

Translated from the French by Florence Simmonds ~ London: William Heinemann ~ c1910

(Source: artofnarrative, via byronofrochdale)

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"Were’t the last drop in the well,
As I gasp’d upon the brink,
Ere my fainting spirit fell
’T is to thee that I would drink."

— Lord Byron (via itsquoted)

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museum-of-artifacts:

The only known surviving Roman scutum shield - known from testudo(tortoise) formation. 
mid-3rd century AD, Dura-Europos

museum-of-artifacts:

The only known surviving Roman scutum shield - known from testudo(tortoise) formation.

mid-3rd century AD, Dura-Europos

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"…..why bother remembering a past that cannot be made into a present?"

Søren Kierkegaard, Fear and Trembling (via wordsnquotes)

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greek-museums:

Archaeological Museum of Ancient Sicyon:

Hellenistic mosaic with a floral motifs and griffin.
(Details here)

greek-museums:

Archaeological Museum of Ancient Sicyon:

Hellenistic mosaic with a floral motifs and griffin.

(Details here)

(via classicsenthusiast)

Tags: griffin
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omniastudios:

omniastudios:

It’s that time again! Here’s the scoop: • follow us➡ omniastudios. Must be a follower to be eligible. • REBLOG this post, do not delete original text. • NO giveaway only blogs and only reblog ONCE PER DAY. • Winner receives one sterling silver Celestial Lunar Oracle ring in their size, valued at $270 USD. • Giveaway ends October 13th, 2014. Winner will be chosen at random using random.org and announced on October 14th. • Must be 18 years old or have parent/guardian permission to enter. • This giveaway is not affiliated with or sponsored by Tumblr.

Good luck, lovelies! <3

We are also running this giveaway on our instagram, so you can have two chances to win! <3 Good luck!

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Tags: oh yes
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walsgrave:

Mikhail Bulgakov, The Master and Margarita (1967)

walsgrave:

Mikhail Bulgakov, The Master and Margarita (1967)

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unspeakablevice:

theunsignedletter:

"Terminat hora diem; terminat Author opus."&#160;: The hour ends the day; the Author ends his work.
Final line, Dr Faustus by Christopher Marlowe

Marlowe is such a talented little shit. I love this. 

unspeakablevice:

theunsignedletter:

"Terminat hora diem; terminat Author opus." : The hour ends the day; the Author ends his work.

Final line, Dr Faustus by Christopher Marlowe

Marlowe is such a talented little shit. I love this. 

Tags: Marlowe