Category: painting

romebyzantium:

romebyzantium:

The Throne Room in #Byzantium, Jean-Joseph Benjamin-Constant (1845-1902)

“When the blood in your veins returns to the s…

“When the blood in your veins returns to the sea and the earth in your bones returns to the ground, perhaps then you will remember that this land does not belong to you, it is you who belong to this land.”

loumargi:

loumargi:

Alphonse Maria Mucha – Heraldic Chivalry

“Who does not know beer, does not know what is…

“Who does not know beer, does not know what is good. Beer makes the home pleasant.”

artist-courbet: Chateau du Chillon, Gustave C…

artist-courbet:

Chateau du Chillon, Gustave Courbet

Medium: oil,canvas

“A bottle of wine contains more philos…

“A bottle of wine contains more philosophy than all the books in the world” – Louis Pasteur.

“Cowards die many times before their deaths;…

“Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once.” – William Shakespeare

Roger de Flor  and his 5500 men-strong army ar…

Roger de Flor  and his 5500 men-strong army arrives to Constantinople in 1303. The Sicilian Condottiere  came to help Byzantine empire in a war against Turks.

Painting by José Moreno Carbonero (1888),

Source: [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

“In peace sons bury their fathers, in war fath…

“In peace sons bury their fathers, in war fathers bury their sons.” – Herodotus

“Never compete with someone who has nothing to…

“Never compete with someone who has nothing to lose.”