History (560 Subjects)
“Remember Marathon”; Ancient general Miltiades appears to a Turkish soldier and foretells the victory of the Greeks.
The battle between the Venetian and the Ottoman army on the plain of Kalamata in 1685. The city of Kalamata in the background.
Ottoman emblem, taken by the Venetian army as a token of the victory at the siege of Koroni in 1685.
Disposition of the Russian cavalry division at Voznesensk, Uκraine, as it is being inspected by Czar Alexander I. View of Voznesensk, Ukraine. In order to better control the territories of “New Russia”, Czar Alexander I had placed an important cavalry division at Voznesensk.
Ottoman emblem taken by the Venetians as trophy after they conquered Koroni in 1685.
Hungarian inhabitants of Transylvania surrender to the Ottomans after their failed revolt of 1661.
The Ottoman army camps outside Vienna, during the Second Siege of Vienna in 1683.
. The battle of Leopoldstadt (today Leopoldov, Slovakia) during during the Second Siege of Vienna, 1683. The Polish and Austrian regiments of the Holy League fend off the Ottoman army.
Battle of Vienna, 1683: Polish and Austrian regiments of the Holy League attack the Ottoman army.
Battle of Vienna, 1683: Polish and Austrian regiments of the Holy League under John III Sobieski drive the Ottoman army away from the city walls.
Leopold I, the Habsburg Emperor, escorted by Polish soldiers makes a triumphal entry into the tent of Grand Vizier Kara Mustafa Pasha, prime mover of the Second Siege of Vienna.
The fortress of Saint Job (?) besieged by the Habsburg army, 1686.
Tomb of British prison reformer John Howard at Kerch, Crimea.
Scene from the Janissaries' revolt against Grand Vizier Ibsir Pasha in 1655. The Sultan receives the Janissaries' claims; at the same the dead body of the Chief Eunuch of the Harem is surrendered to the insurgents through the palace window.
Scene from the siege of Rhodes, 1522.
Map of Malta with reference to the island's siege by the Ottomans in 1565.
Statue of Conradin, Duke of Swabia and King of Sicily (1252-1268) at the church of Santa Maria del Carmine, Naples. The statue was made by Bertel Thorvaldsen and erected by Maximilian of Bavaria in 1847.
Relief and inscription on a building of the Venetian era at the town of Chania. At the time of the author's visit, it had been converted into a milirary hospital by Ottoman commander Mehmet Ali.
Athenian ships sail out to Salamis (imaginary representation).
Miltiades and Themistocles (imaginary representation).
The battle of Chaeronea in 338 BCE (imaginary representation).
Themistocles sends Mardonius away from Athens, before the battle of Plataeae in 479 BCE (imaginary representation).
The battle of Plaka, 1821.
Theramenes is arrested on the orders of Critias.
Theodoros Kolokotronis lying in stay at Athens, 17th February 1843.
The uprising of 3rd September 1843. A multitude of insurgent Greeks gather before the Royal Palace (today the Greek Parliament), to demand a Constitution.
The Parthenon in 1687, after being blown up by the army of Francisco Morosini.