619px-Seneca-berlinantikensammlung-2_copyAbout: This marble bust of Seneca (ca. 3rd century) is a double herm, with a bust of Socrates on the reverse side. Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Pergamonmuseum, Inv. No. Sk 391 (R 106).

Photo Credits: Original work is in the public domain. Image © Calidius and protected under GFDL, CC-BY-SA-3.0, or CC BY-SA 2.5-2.0-1.0 licenses; accessed on Wikimedia Commons.

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About: A depiction of Plutarch, from the title page of J. Amyot, Les Vies parallèles (1565).

Photo Credits: Original work and image are in the public domain; accessed on Wikimedia Commons.

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Leningrad_Codex_Carpet_page_e

About: Leningrad Codex, cover page E (Folio 474a).

Photo Credits: By Shmuel ben Ya’akov, Public Domain, Wikimedia Commons.

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About: Roman terracotta relief depicting the building of the Argo (ca. 1st cent. CE): Athena (left), Tiphys (centre), and Argos (right).

Photo Credits: Photo protected under a CC BY 2.5 license; © Marie-Lan Nguyen / Wikimedia Commons.

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About: Depiction of Apuleius.

Photo Credits: Original work is in the public domain; image by FinnWikiNo.  Image obtained from Wikipedia Commons, which deems this image to be a faithful photographic reproduction of a two-dimensional, public domain work of art.

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Lucian

About: Depiction of Lucian of Samosata, from the title page of T. Franklin, The Works of Lucian (1781)

Photo Credits: Original work is in the public domain, accessible online at archive.org; JPEG created by F. S. Tappenden, August 2016.

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Otsy

About: The Church Fathers. A miniature from the Miscellany of 1076 CE, commissioned by Svyatoslav II of Kiev.

Photo Credits: Original work is in the public domain; image obtained from Wikipedia Commons, which deems this image to be a faithful photographic reproduction of a two-dimensional, public domain work of art. Original source, КНИЖНАЯ МИНИАТЮРА ДРЕВНЕЙ РУСИ.

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About: Homer, relief by Antoine-Denis Chaudet (1806); part of the west façade of the cour Carrée in the Louvre (Paris).

Photo Credits: Photo protected under a CC BY 3.0 license; © Marie-Lan Nguyen / Wikimedia Commons.

Adjustments: Image appears in two forms: (1) unaltered, and (2) cropped for “Featured Image” in the Teaching blog.

 


JCI Image

About: Symbols of the Abrahamic Faiths.

Image Credits: Designed by Frederick S. Tappenden.

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K105326

About: Codex Harleianus (= Minuscule 448), Folio 88, the Beginning of the Gospel of Mark. Copied in Rome, 1478 CE, attributed to Joannes Rhosos of Crete. Currently housed in the British Library.

Photo Credits: Both the original work and the image are in the public domain; image obtained from the British Library.

Adjustments: Image appears in three forms: (1) unaltered (this page), (2) slightly cropped, and (3) more tightly cropped for the “Featured Image” in the Teaching blog.

 


ChristAsSol

About: Christ as Helios, Ceiling Mosaic in the Mausoleum of the Julii, beneath St. Peter’s Basilica, Rome
(ca. mid-3rd century CE).

Photo Credits: Original work is in the public domain. Image by User:Leinad-Z; image obtained from Wikipedia Commons, which deems this image to be a faithful photographic reproduction of a two-dimensional, public domain work of art.

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Creación_de_Adám

About: “The Creation of Adam,” by Michelangelo; the Sistine Chapel, Vatican City.

Photo Credits: Original work is in the public domain; image obtained from Wikipedia Commons, which deems this image to be a faithful photographic reproduction of a two-dimensional, public domain work of art.

Adjustments: Image appears in two forms: (1) unaltered, and (2) cropped for “Featured Image” in the Teaching blog.

 


Codex_Sinaiticus_open_full

About: Codex Sinaiticus (ca. 4th century CE).

Photo Credits: Used in compliance with the copyright stipulations of the Codex Sinaiticus website, from which the image was obtained.

Adjustments: None.

 


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About: Rylands P52, recto (ca. 2nd century CE).

Photo Credits: Reproduced by courtesy of the University Librarian and Director, The John Rylands Library, The University of Manchester; image obtained from The University of Manchester Library Image Collections, Rylands Papyri.

Adjustments: Image appears in two forms: (1) unaltered (this page), and (2) slightly cropped on both the Elementary Koine Greek post and the “Featured Image” in the Teaching blog.

 


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About: Symbols of the four evangelists, from the Book of Kells Folio 27v (ca. 800 CE).

Photo Credits: Original work is in the public domain; image obtained from Wikipedia Commons, which deems this image to be a faithful photographic reproduction of a two-dimensional, public domain work of art.  Image is a scan from Bernard Meehan, The Book of Kells: An Illustrated Introduction to the Manuscript in Trinity College, Dublin (London: Thames and Hudson, 1994), 8.

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6002320425_9ddbf7b2d2_oAbout: Grotto of St. Paul and St. Thecla, Ephesus (6th cent. CE)

Photo Credits: Photo protected under a CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 license; © David Lull / originally posted to David Lull’s Flickr page.

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Lazarus

About: Sarcophagus of Marcus Claudianus (330–335 CE), depicting Jesus raising Lazarus from the tomb, and other biblical scenes. Rome, from the Via della Lungara, San Giacomo in Settimiana.

Photo Credits: Ellen B. Aitken; used with permission.

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CERC_circle_large copyAbout: An ensō.

Photo Credits: Original ensō from the CERC logo; used with permission.

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About: A Ceiling in the Stabian Baths, Pompeii.

Photo Credits: Frederick S. Tappenden, 2012.

Adjustments: Image appears in two forms: (1) unaltered (this page), and (2) cropped for header background image.

 


424px-P46

About: Folio from Papyrus 46 (ca. 200 CE), containing 2 Corinthians 11.33–12.9.

Photo Credits: Original work is in the public domain; image obtained from Wikipedia Commons, which deems this image to be a a faithful photographic reproduction of a two-dimensional, public domain work of art.

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About: Plato. Line engraving by L. Vorsterman, after Sir P. P. Ruben.

Photo Credits: Image is licensed under a CC BY 4.0 license. Obtained from Wikipedia Commons; full bibliographic record found at the Wellcome Library.

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About: 4Q119 (4QLXXLeva)

Photo Credits: Image is in the public domain; obtained from Wikipedia Commons.

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Josephus

About: Flavius Josephus. Woodcut engraving from William Whiston’s 1737 translation Josephus’s works.

Photo Credits: Image is in the public domain; obtained from Wikipedia Commons, uploaded by The Man in Question.

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About: The first of two parchment sheets making up 4Q41 (4QDeuteronomyn); containing Deut 8:5–10.

Photo Credits: Image author unknown; photograph by Shai Halevi (public domain). Image obtained from Wikipedia Commons; original source, The Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library.

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640px-Trencin-Roman2

About: Roman writing on a rock near Trenčín castle (CIL 3.13439).

Photo Credits: Image is in the public domain; obtained from Wikipedia Commons.

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800px-Roman-mosaic-know-thyself

About: Memento Mori Mosaic. From the convent of San Gregorio, Via Appia, Rome. Housed in the National Museum, Rome, Italy.

Photo Credits: Image is in the public domain; obtained from Wikipedia Commons; original source, Lessing Photo Archive.

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