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A while back, they did a TV version movie of Shakespeare's Richard II where Richard cries the whole time. It's not very good, except the Patrick Stewart part which is excellent.

Caxton's Canterbury Tales

Caxton's Canterbury Tales

Detail From Giotto's Campanile

It Was Built With Views Like This In Mind

First Printed Divine Comedy

Dante In Verona - Antonio Cotti

The Inferno's Icy Lake - Gustave Doré

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.