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Priests (236 Subjects)

The Florentine Cardinal Niccolò Acciaioli.

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Dervish.

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Dervishes.

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The Orthodox Patriarch of Constantinople.

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Orthodox priest costume.

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Orthodox monks.

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A. Adam von Schliben. B. Wolffgang Bachelbel. C. Salomon Schweigger. D. Bernhard von Herberstein and four Franciscan monks.

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The monastery of Penteli.

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Greek priests.

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Greek priests.

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Convent in the Interior of Corfu - from a sketch by Purser.

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The Horologion of Andronikos Kyrristos (Tower of the Winds) in Athens, with the Acropolis in the background. Seikh Mustafa, chief of the order of Whirling Dervishes, who used the monument as their tekije (dervish lodge), is standing at the entrance of the monument, leaning on a staff, with his back turned. In the foreground, a woman from an affluent family is promenading with her daughters and maidservant.

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Choregic monument of Lysicrates in Athens: An attempt to restore the upper part of this building and to explain the manner which the tripod was originally placed on it.

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Greek Orthodox inhabitants of Jerusalem. An Orthodox priest.

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Ethiopian man and priest at Jerusalem.

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Interior view of the Roman amphitheatre of Pula. Due to an epidemics among the livestock of the region, the consumption of lamb and mutton has been forbidden. Shepherds of Slavic ethnicity have sought refuge within the amphitheatre, with their herds. A monk of the order of Saint Anthony, patron of animals according to several traditions, is giving his blessing and sprinkling the sheep with holy water; this terrifies the flock and causes the dogs to bark at the monk. On the right, some weapons, which Slav inhabitants of the area always carry with them, according to the author.

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Remains of the portico of the reservoir of the Aqueduct of Hadrian (Dexameni) at the foot of Lycabettus hill. Dairy farm belonging to Arvanites. A woman is milking her goat to make kaymak. A man has come on horseback to buy dairy products. A monk of Hagioi Asomatoi monastery is going to town with his donkey which is carrrying olives and wine. Mount Hymettus and Kaisariani monastery in the background.

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The Propylaea from the west. The Ottoman commander of the city garrison (Disdar aga), with a dervish. On the right, a Greek who is held prisoner.

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Reconstruction of Saint John's lodge in the medieval town of Rhodes. Knight Louis de Graon announces to Grand Master Pierre d'Aubusson the approach of the Ottoman fleet under Mehmed II (1480).

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An imam in front of a royal mosque.

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Dervish.

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Monk of the Ednemi order and Muslim priest.

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Interior view of the mosque of Sultan Suleiman I.

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Dance on the west bank of the Nile. On the foreground, two French travellers. The governors of the small vessels are smoking and drinking coffee while sitting on the ground, as are doing two dervishes and their servants farther away. According to Olivier's description, the scene depicts Egyptians dancing a war dance and a more sensual dance.

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The Aedicule in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. The interior of the Aedicule.

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The sanctuary of Saint Rosalia, patron saint of Palermo, in the cave where according to tradition the saint had retired, on Pelegrino hill outside Palermo.

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Portrait of the abbot (hegoumenos) of Iviron monastery, Mount Athos.

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The Holy Admnistration (Iera Epistasia) of Mount Athos.

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National costumes, mainly of peasants in various parts of Europe, among which a Turkish woman and an ulema from Thessaloniki. From:Meyers Konversations-Lexikon, Leipsig, late 19th century.

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Scenes from the funerary services for the consuls in Thessaloniki (May 1876). View of Thessaloniki. From Le Monde Illustré, May 1876. 

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