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Page from the Dresden Codex, Maya manuscript Featured 29 Jul 2005 Print

Page from the Dresden Codex, Maya manuscript

Page from the Dresden Codex, Maya manuscript. Chromolithograph of a page showing a section of a tonalamatl, a sacred season of 260 days. The god Quetalcoatl is depicted several times, including ferrying a woman (centre) and with an axe (bottom left). The original manuscript was probably produced in the first half of the 13th century, and contains tables predicting astronomical occurrences with great accuracy. It was sent to Europe after the Spanish conquest of Central America, and is today one of only four Mayan codices known to have survived

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Giuseppe Garibaldi, Italian patriot, c1864 Featured 29 Jul 2005 Print

Giuseppe Garibaldi, Italian patriot, c1864

Giuseppe Garibaldi, Italian patriot, c1864. Garibaldi (1807-1882) was involved in the Young Italy movement and after a failed uprising in Piedmont in 1834 he fled first to France and from there to South America, where he learned techniques of guerrilla warfare. He returned to Italy in 1848 at the head of a band of Red Shirts, fighting against the Austrians and French in Italy's wars of independence, during which he became a popular hero. In 1860 Garibaldi invaded Sicily at the head of a force of 1000 men, which had increased to 30, 000 by the time he captured Naples. He then handed the territory he had captured in southern Italy over to Victor Emmanuel II, declaring him king of a united Italy. Cover of sheet music of c1864 when Garibaldi visited London

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Alexander the Great, Macedonian king and soldier Featured 29 Jul 2005 Print

Alexander the Great, Macedonian king and soldier

Alexander the Great, Macedonian king and soldier. In only 13 years, Alexander III of Macedon (c356-323 BC) conquered a vast empire stretching from the Mediterranean to India. Alexander died of a fever in the palace of Nebuchadnezzar in Babylon, aged only 33, and his empire broke up rapidly after his death

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