'Socrates', (c470-399 BC), 1830. Creator: Unknown
'Socrates', (c470-399 BC), 1830. Socrates (c470-399 BC) Athenian moral philosopher influential in Western ethical traditions of thought. Served as a hoplite in the Peloponnesian War, irritating people with considerations of justice, his paradoxical wisdom made prominent Athenians look foolish. Found guilty at trial of impiety and was required to poison himself with hemlock. From "Biographical Illustrations", by Alfred Howard. [Thomas Tegg, R. Griffin and Co., J. Cumming, London, Glasgow and Dublin, 1830]
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Young woman at the Well (Susanna and the Elders?) from the Madrid Album , 1795
Young woman at the Well (Susanna and the Elders?) from the Madrid Album , 1795. Found in the Collection of Biblioteca Nacional, Madrid.
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Detail from the painting depicting the Judgement of Solomon
Detail from the painting depicting the Judgement of Solomon. Solomon sits on a dais between two counsellors while the real mother pleads at his feet. There is a strong element of caricature in the painting and the theme implies a well-established Jewish colony. Country of Origin: Italy. Culture: Roman. Date/Period: c.79 BC. Place of Origin: Pompeii. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples. Location: 07.
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