Diomidis Mpakatselos

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Persepolis (situated 70 km northeast of the modern city of Shiraz in the Fars Province of Iran.)

Gate of all nations or Gate of Xerxes located at the ancient city of Persepolis. 70 km northeast of the modern city of Shiraz in the Fars Province of modern Iran. Xerxes, who built this structure, named it "The Gate of All Countries" during the Persian em

Compilation des Chroniques et histoires des Bretons, vers 1480 (Mélange des thèmes bibliques et helléniques) © BNF

Compilation des Chroniques et histoires des Bretons, vers 1480 (Mélange des thèmes bibliques et helléniques) © BNF

Ancient gate in Nineveh

NINEVEH (Iraq) - The Gates of Nineveh - capital of the Assyrian Empire and largest city of the world during the Century BCE, it fell in 612 BCE during the Battle of Nineveh to the Babylonians and Chaldeans.

Kom el-Shuqafa Catacombs, Alexandria, Egypt--   Kom el-Shuqafa (catacombs) are a marvel of technology and art. Built in the late 1st century AD, the Kom el-Shuqafa (literally means "Mound of Shards") is the largest known Roman burial site in Egypt. Since the catacombs were built to house more than 300 dead notables, there are plenty of tombs to explore as well as a banqueting hall. Many of the rooms display a unique fusion of ancient Egyptian, Greek and Roman decorative artwork.

Kom el-Shuqafa Catacombs, Alexandria, Egypt-- Kom el-Shuqafa (catacombs) are a marvel of technology and art. Built in the late century AD, the Kom el-Shuqafa (literally means "Mound of Shards") is the largest known Roman burial site in Egypt.

Ancient Roman sculpture, Menelaus supporting the body of Patroclus, late 1st century AD

Ancient Roman sculpture, Menelaus supporting the body of Patroclus, late century AD - I would have thought it might well be a Roman copy of a Greek original but there was no source