Calliope teaches music to the young Orpheus. 1862. Alexandre Auguste Hirsch. French. 1833-1912. oil on canvas.
Kali Yuga intifāḍah.
"Are you still to learn that the end and perfection of our victories is to avoid the vices and infirmities of those whom we subdue?"
Alexander the Great (via tremblingcolors)
Farid al-Atrash, or in French spelling Farid El-Atrache, (Arabic: فريد الأطرش; October 19, 1910 – December 26, 1974) was a Syrian-Egyptian composer, singer, virtuoso oudplayer, and actor. Having immigrated to Egypt in childhood, Al-Atrash embarked on a highly successful career spanning more than four decades — recording 500 songs and starring in 31 movies.
Arnold Boecklin - Odysseus and the Cyclop Polyphemus
Geta and Caracalla, Lawrence Alma-Tadema