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Cordoba: The Jewel of the Caliphate. (Andalusia)

Los tornadizos de Cordoba

Coin from the reign of Henry VIII during his marriage to Katherine of Aragon.

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Rare Photo Of Emily Dickinson Emerges, Only Second Known Photo Of Her In History

Rare Photo Of Emily Dickinson Emerges, Only Second Known Photo Of Her In History And it shows the legendary poet with the woman long suspected to be her lesbian lover. An anonymous collector donated this photo to the Amherst College in Massachusetts in 2007. Researchers are now confident that the circa 1860 daguerreotype is in fact of Dickinson in her early 30s. That's Emily Dickinson On The Left, Her Close Friend/Possible Lover, Kate Scott Turner, On The Right

Henrietta Rodman was a feminist and teacher in New York City, vice president of the League for the Civic Service of Women, who protested the ban on married women teachers by marrying a friend in 1914, SOLELY to challenge the law (her husband's girlfriend was cool with this plan). Friend Floyd Dell noted wryly, “she couldn’t even do so conventional a thing as get married, without creating a terrific sensation.” She was suspended for more than a year. The clothing above was typical of her…

Khonsu's Funerary Mask, Painted Wood, New Kingdom, Reign of Ramesses II, c. 1279 - 1213 BC. From the tomb of Sennedjem, Deir el-Medina, Western Thebes

The liner "Queen Elizabeth" bringing American troops into NY Harbor at the end of WW II, 1945.

La presencia de comunidades judías en los reinos cristianos del norte peninsular que iniciarían la (re)conquista de los territorios musulmanes de Al-Andalus ...

Abd-ar-Rahman III became Emir of Córdoba when only twenty-two years old. Later he proclaimed himself Caliph of Córdoba. During his rule the Ummayad emirate reached the peak of its power. He successfully established a centralized government in Spain and built a powerful army and navy, which helped a little when he sought to break ties with the Fatimids of Egypt and North Africa.