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Zeus enthroned holding a royal sceptre and winged Nike (Victory), and with an eagle by his side. Roman copy inspired by Greek ivory and gold statue of Zeus at Olympia by Pheidias. Title of work "Jupiter", c 1st century AD, Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, Russia

A marble statue of Jupiter from c. 200 CE Courtesy of WikiCommons, Andrew Bossi, 8646 – St Petersburg – Hermitage – Jupiter, Bobisbob

Towards the Light !!! The byzantine church of Agia Sofia, Constantinople... The Symbol of Byzantium Emperor and Civilisation !!!

The byzantine church of Agia Sofia, Constantinople. The Symbol of Byzantium Emperor and Civilisation !

Stonehenge - Visited here one day before the Summer Solstice, June 20, 2012. All around they were finalizing preparations for an onslaught of Solstice visitors - lights, concessions etc. Crazy.  JB

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, about 2 miles west of Amesbury and 8 miles north of Salisbury. One of the most famous sites in the world, Stonehenge is the remains of a ring of standing stones set within earthworks.