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    Garden front with terrace, house "Waldbuehl" in Uzwil,Switzerland, built for Swiss industrialist Theodor Buehler in 1903.

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    The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting. A burnt-out heavy tank "Josef Stalin" IS 3 with a 122 mm gun near the Kilian barracks in Budapest. A female insurgent walking home after a day of fighting. After the revolution failed, she was sentenced to death and executed.

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    Scenes from the "Golden Haggadah", around 1320. Eight scenes against a gold background depicting Jacob's dream, the binding of Isaac, Lot and his daughters, Isaac blessing Jacob, Lot's wife turned to a pillar of salt, Pharaoh's dream and Joseph interpreting the dreams. From northern Spain. ID: Add 27210, fol. 4v - 5.

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    Crusaders storm Constantinople,1204 Oil on canvas

    40-07-03/14

    Study of Ludwig II with a portrait of Ludwig XIV. Herrenchiemsee Palace, built 1879-1881 by order of Ludwig II of Bavaria in homage to Ludwig XIV on Herrenchiemsee Island in Chiemsee Lake, Bavaria.

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    Sistine Chapel with the retable of the Last Judgement (Fall of the Damned)

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    Sennacherib on his throne in camp. Detail of the Assyrian conquest of the Jewish fortified town of Lachish (battle 701 BCE). Part of a relief from the palace of Sennacherib at Niniveh, Mesopotamia (Iraq)

    08-02-03/59

    Semitic tribe asks permission to enter Egypt. Tribespeople are dressed in coloured striped costumes. Mural from the tomb at Beni-Hassan 19th BCE, Middle Kingdom, Egypt 19th century copy by Weidenbach

    08-01-03/17

    The breakfast room of Emperor Napoleon I Bonaparte and Empress Marie-Louise in the Trianon in Versailles. The table is laid with the Empire style Tea-set "Vieux-Paris",property of the Emperor. One of his hats on the couch in the background.

    26-03-04/29

    Study with desk and bookcase; carved wood panelling. House "Waldbuehl" in Uzwil, Switzerland, built for Swiss industrialist Theodor Buehler in 1903.

    14-03-01/41

    The heavenly ladder,illustration of an instruction to monks by abbot Johannes Klimax (6th CE). Good monks climb steadily heavenwards towards perfection, bad monks are dragged to hell by black devils. 11th-12th. 41 x 29,3 cm

    15-03-06/ 8

    Adam and Eve, fancy beasts and a donkey playing the harp; from the mosaic floor, cathedral of Otranto, southern Italy. The cathedral was built under Roger, Norman Duke of Apulia, and consecrtaed in 1088. The mosaic floor of 1166 is a compendium of medieval lore. See also 40-11-24/36-46

    15-03-05/19

    The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting. Budapest ctizens queue for food and look at destroyed tanks and dead Soviet soldiers in a Budapest street.

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    Emperor Karl V's war against Chaireddin (also known as Hayreddin Barbarossa, Grand Admiral of the Ottoman Navy), Turkish governor of Tunis. Karl V (without armour) at the head of a cavalry detach- ment which repelled a Turkish sortee from Goleta. charcoal and watercolour on paper,385 x 662 cm,Inv.2038 In 1535 the Spanish Empire attacked Tunis, then under the control of the Ottoman Empire. Holy Roman Emperor Karl V (Charles V) of the Habsburg dynasty assembled a huge army and war fleet. He defeated Barbarossa's fleet and, after a siege, captured Tunis on June 1 1535.

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    Conductor Herbert von Karajan (5.4.1908 - 16.7.1989) recording Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37 with the Berlin Philharmonic and the pianist Glenn Gould. Concert Hall of the Hochschule der Kuenste, Berlin, Germany, 24 to 26 May 1957.

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    Tower with defenders. Assyrians attack the Jewish fortified town of Lachish (battle 701 BCE). Part of a relief from the palace of Sennacherib at Niniveh, Mesopotamia (Iraq)

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    Empress Maria Theresia (1717-1780) surrounded by her children in widow's weeds after the death of her hus- band, Emperor Franz Stephan. Standing on her right her oldest son, Emperor Joseph II (1741-1790) Canvas (1776)

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    5 illuminations with text on one page. Jesus' family tree from Josias to Azor. Upper register: siege of Jerusalem, center: the jews led into exile in Babylon, 3 pairs of ancestors, Salathiel, Abiud, Amor. Calf-hide from the diocese of Mainz, mid 13th. MS 13, folio 18 v.

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    Battle of Neville's Cross (near Durham, England) in 1346 between English and Scottish troops led by King David II of Scotland. From Jean Froissart's Chroniques; Bruges, Belgium; third half of the 14th century.

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    Seven large tapestries illustrate the Battle of Pavia in 1525,in which Emperor Charles V.defeated French King Francois I.The decisive moment of the battle: the French king is taken prisoner;his horse has fallen. (left foreground). 435 x 880 cm Inv. IGMN 144489

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    Pharaoh commands the Israelites to leave Egypt; the plague of the first born; the passage of the Red Sea; the pursuit by the Egyptians. Vellum manuscript. Vellum manuscript. From "The Golden Haggadah". Catalonia; early 14th century. Shelfmark: Add. 27210 Page Folio Number: f.14v

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    Semitic tribe asks permission to enter Egypt. Tribespeople are dressed in coloured striped costumes. Mural from the tomb at Beni-Hassan 19th BCE, Middle Kingdom. Detail of 08-01-03/17. 19th century copy by Weidenbach

    08-01-03/19

    "Scivias"(Know the ways of the Lord) by the German nun and mystic Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179).The book, Codex Rupertsberg,was lost during WW II.Transparencies are from a faksimile.God,the golden circle,creates the world in 6 days.Adam receives the flower of obedience.

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    Cavaliers under the command of Byzantine Emperor Heraclius are put to flight by sarazens during a battle near Antioch in 632. From "La fleur des histoires de la terre d'Orient des Hayton". Illumination on parchment. Probably Catalonia; middle of the 14th century. 187mm x 254mm Cod.2623, fol.15r

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