Inscriptions (309 Subjects)
Inscription from Smyrna.
Inscription from Ephesus.
Inscription from Pergamon.
Inscription from Laodicea, Asia Minor.
Inscription from Philadelphia, Asia Minor.
Inscription from Miletus, Asia Minor.
Engraved amethyst bought by French traveller Le Thou in Asia Minor. It shows Archangel Michael, combining elements from several religious traditions.
Dance of the dervishes of the Kadri order.
A trial in the presence of the Grand Vizier.
Inscription in Latin and Greek from Segesta, Sicily.
1. Relief showing a scene from Greek mythology: Meleager with the Calydonian boar. 2. Funerary monument in Sicily.
Relief showing a scene from the myth of Proserpina, Roman deity equivalent to Greek Persephone. Archaelogical findings from Sicily.
Frontispiece to the fifth volume of the edition. A scene in a public bath (hamam) of Istanbul.
Gathering of devout Muslims at the Tower of the Winds in Athens, which was used as a tekije (dervish lodge). Sixteen ostrich eggs hang from the ceiling to avert the evil eye. A depiction of the first stage of the whirling dervishes' ritual: the faithful praise God and Prophet Muhammad.
The dance of the dervishes at the Tower of the Winds in Athens, which was used as a tekije (dervish lodge). Sixteen ostrich eggs hang from the ceiling to avert the evil eye. A depiction of the final stage of the whirling dervishes' ritual: The two main dancers whirl while holding each other by the sash. In green, wearing a white turban, the Sheich or head of the Dervishes, who animates the dancers with his voice and by playing the tambour.
The Gate of Mesogeia or Gate of Boubounistra, which was situated at the present-day junction of Amalias avenue with Othonos street. In the background, the fountain of Boubounistra.
Inscription from the Golden Gate or Axios (Vardar) Gate in Thessaloniki.
Inscription from the church of Hagios Demetrios in Thessaloniki.
Ancient inscription from Amphipolis.
Roman inscription from the catedral church (metropolis) of Serres, Macedonia.
Byzantine inscription from Amphipolis.
Ancient Greek (Macedonian) and Roman coins from Philippoi. Pedestal bearing Roman inscription from Philippoi.
Ancient inscrption from Philippoi, Macedonia.
Inscription etched on the rock at the Vale of Tempi, first century BCE: “L. CASSIUS LONGINUS PROCONS TEMPE MUNIVIT” that is, proconsul L. Cassius Longinus built a road or fortifications at Tempi. The rock bearing the inscription was destroyed during the construction of the national highway in 1959.