This fanciful portrait of the Greek philosopher Appollonius shows him with a long beard. He stands next to a heavenly sphere with part of Scorpio visible both as a constellation of stars and as a [...]Καί σὺ τάλαινα Άντιόχεια and in English, “And thou, miserable city of Antioch.” [more...] [$]
This full-page border comes from an engraving, so it’s slightly irregular, but only slightly, almost hand-drawn in effect. It’s made from a thin straight line around the page and, inside it, repeating pairs of leaves, probably laurel leaves, with a small circle at the top middle. I coloured the outer straight border brown and made the outlines of [...] [more...] [$]
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