Head Of The Serpent Column

Originally offered in Delphi to celebrate the Greek victory against the Persians, and moved to Constantinople by Constantine.

Aristotle - Categories
Aristotle and the Personification of Dialectic, Andrea di Bonaiuto (1365)

What is there to say about this one? It probably seemed like an extremely good idea at the time, and it inspired people for the better for over a thousand years. But, in the modern world, it seems like more of a historical curiosity than something that's interesting in itself.

Dinant, Belgium
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Four Generals Of Zhongxing - Liu Songnian

Still Life

The Counties Of Flanders And Hainaut In The Thirteenth Century

Racket-Tailed Treepie
(yet another weekly links delay. enjoy a bunch of birds)

Bay Wren

View Of Naarden - Jacob Van Ruisdael