La Civilizacion (page 2/2)

[picture: Xerxes Mandando Azotar El Mar.]

Xerxes Mandando Azotar El Mar.

King Xerxes of Persia is shown here just after a storm destroyed the beginnings of a bridge he’d ordered to be built in order to send his army to conquor Greece. The following extract is from [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Typographic ornament with horse's head and harp strings]

Typographic ornament with horse’s head and harp strings

This tailpiece, or typographic ornament, was used at the end of a chapter. It includes a horse’s head perhaps in a stylized horseshoe, with an anvil or yoke behind it, a harp and other [...] [more...] [$]


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