And what country can preserve its liberties if their rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms. The remedy is to set them right as to facts, pardon and pacify them. What signify a few lives lost in a century or two? The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
The Orpheus mosaic in Woodchester, Britain. It was created ca. 325 AD and is the second largest Roman mosaic in the world. It depicts the Greek myth of Orpheus attracting wild animals with his lyre.
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Well, well, Tigers and a lion at 6 O'clock, and a bear at 2:00!ReplyDelete
The photo is the contemporary replica of the original, which is covered up (last opened fifty years ago, and is incomplete).ReplyDelete
You can read about the replica at https://www.bbc.com/news/10402944
If you travel to this part of England, it is possible to find something Roman-Era that you can touch (or at lest view) daily.
Lions and Tigers, oh myReplyDelete
This is beautiful. Thanks for postingReplyDelete