Browsing Archive: April, 2020

The Kings of Rome

Posted by on Monday, April 6, 2020, In : Art 














According to 
Titus Livius there were seven kings of Rome from 625 - 510 BCE. From top to bottom they were; Romulus (R. 753-715 BCE), Numa Pompilius (R. 715-673 BCE), Tullus Hostilius (R. 673-642 BCE), Ancus Marcius (R. 642-616 BCE), Tarquinius Priscus (R. 616-579 BCE), Servius Tullius (R. 578-535 BCE) and Tarquinius Superbus (R. 535-510 BCE).
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Dr AnnMaria De Mars

Posted by on Thursday, April 2, 2020, In : Photography 





Ronda Rousey's mother Dr AnnMaria De Mars, who in 1984 became the first American to win to win a gold medal at the World Judo Championships. 


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Jackie Chan - Supercop

Posted by on Thursday, April 2, 2020, In : Photography 


Jackie Chan in a scene from Supercop.

Via nytimes.com
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Bill Richmond

Posted by on Thursday, April 2, 2020, In : Art 




Bill Richmond, the former American slave who fled to Britain and became a bare-knuckle boxer and boxing coach. Depicted above in a hand coloured etching from 1810 and below, stood behind his student Thomas Molineaux in a depiction of his 1811 fight with the champion Tom Cribb.

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Joseon Period Korean Archery

Posted by on Wednesday, April 1, 2020, In : Art 


A painting by Kim Hong Do showing a seonbi (an intellectual from the Joseon Dynasty) using a bow and arrow during the 18th century Joseon Period of Korean history.

Source: antiquealive.com

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Koichi Tohei

Posted by on Wednesday, April 1, 2020, In : Photography 










Koichi Tohei, who in 1974 established the Shinshin Toitsu style of aikido which has an emphasis on the use of internal energy, so much so that it is often referred to as the Ki Society.
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Aristotle Tutoring Alexander the Great

Posted by on Wednesday, April 1, 2020, In : Art 


Aristotle Tutoring Alexander the Great, by American Painter Jean Leon Gerome Ferris (1904).
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