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"Conquest: Unveiling the Tapestry of Human Triumphs" Step into the realm of history and witness the relentless spirit that has shaped our world

Background imageConquest Collection: Hernan Cortes meets Emperor Moctezuma

Hernan Cortes meets Emperor Moctezuma
3846960 Hernan Cortes meets Emperor Moctezuma by Unknown Artist, (16th century); (add.info.: Hernan Cortes meets Emperor Moctezuma, 8 November 1519)

Background imageConquest Collection: Bayeux Tapestry - Norman Conquest of 1066

Bayeux Tapestry - Norman Conquest of 1066
Harold, despite his oath of fealty to William duke of Normandy, is crowned king of England at Westminster Date: 1066

Background imageConquest Collection: The Entry of Mehmed II Into Constantinople. After the painting by French artist Jean-Joseph

The Entry of Mehmed II Into Constantinople. After the painting by French artist Jean-Joseph Benjamin-Constant. Mehmed II, also known as Mehmed the Conqueror, 1432 - 1481

Background imageConquest Collection: Map of the Roman Empire

Map of the Roman Empire
A map showing the extent of the Roman Empire

Background imageConquest Collection: D-Day - Supplies pour ashore

D-Day - Supplies pour ashore
A stunning panorama photograph of a French invasion beach with the channel waters thick with US military shipping, as reinforcements

Background imageConquest Collection: MAP OF MACEDONIAN EMPIRE. Map of the Macedonian Empire following the conquests of Alexander

MAP OF MACEDONIAN EMPIRE. Map of the Macedonian Empire following the conquests of Alexander the Great, 4th century B.C

Background imageConquest Collection: Ancient History - Map of Alexander the Great Campaigns

Ancient History - Map of Alexander the Great Campaigns
Vintage engraving of a map of the campaigns and marches of Alexander the Great

Background imageConquest Collection: Codex Borgia. Ritual and divinatory mesoamerican

Codex Borgia. Ritual and divinatory mesoamerican manuscript written in Nahuatl before of the conquest of Mexico. It is related with the aztec calendar Tonalpohualli

Background imageConquest Collection: Hillary and Tensing on Mount Everest

Hillary and Tensing on Mount Everest
Hillary and Tensing nearing the summit of Mount Everest. Date: 1953

Background imageConquest Collection: UFOs over statues

UFOs over statues
UFOs over Easter Island statues. Computer artwork of spacecraft (unidentified flying objects, UFOs) hovering over moai statues

Background imageConquest Collection: Mongol soldiers demonstrating their horsemanship

Mongol soldiers demonstrating their horsemanship
Mongol warriors showing their horsemanship to the Chinese forces of Hung-Wu. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageConquest Collection: The cacique of Tabasco presents to Hernan Cortes twenty Indi

The cacique of Tabasco presents to Hernan Cortes twenty Indian and between they Dona Marina. Engraving, 1825. Colored

Background imageConquest Collection: Bayeux Tapestry

Bayeux Tapestry. Tapestry divided in scenes depicting the conquest of England by the Normands (1066). Detail with the English

Background imageConquest Collection: Alexanders army prepares to destroy Persepolis

Alexanders army prepares to destroy Persepolis
Thais suggests that Alexander burn Persepolis, capitol of Persia, in 331 BC. Hand-colored halftone ireproduction of a 19th-century llustration

Background imageConquest Collection: Battle of Hastings

Battle of Hastings
BATTLE OF HASTINGS The battle rages between the armies of Harold and William, Duke of Normandy

Background imageConquest Collection: Frederick I Barbarossa Holy Roman Emperor

Frederick I Barbarossa Holy Roman Emperor
Frederick I Barbarossa (1122-1190), King of Germany and Holy Roman Emperor. Born in Swabia in southern Germany, Frederick succeeded his father as Duke in 1147

Background imageConquest Collection: Assyrian Lion Hunt

Assyrian Lion Hunt
Ancient Assyrian wall panel of alabaster, probably painted originally in colour. Symbolical design expressing the conquest of the lion

Background imageConquest Collection: HAROLDs BODY FOUND 1066

HAROLDs BODY FOUND 1066
BATTLE OF HASTINGS The discovery of Harolds body after the battle; it is taken to Waltham by the monks of the abbey

Background imageConquest Collection: HAROLD ARROW IN EYE

HAROLD ARROW IN EYE
BATTLE OF HASTINGS Harold is fatally wounded by an arrow through his eye; William's army is ranged opposite him. Date: 14 October 1066

Background imageConquest Collection: Arrow Eye Events Britain Norman Conquest 14 October

Arrow Eye Events Britain Norman Conquest 14 October
arrow, eye, events, britain, norman, conquest, 14, october, 1066, battle, hastings, harold, king, england, fatally, wounded, ii, godwinson, history, historical, 10013254

Background imageConquest Collection: Tiddy-Doll Great French-Gingerbread-Baker Drawing Out

Tiddy-Doll Great French-Gingerbread-Baker Drawing Out
Artokoloro

Background imageConquest Collection: Discovery of America. Second Voyage of Columbus. Jamaica. 15

Discovery of America. Second Voyage of Columbus. Jamaica. 15
Jamaica. 15th century. Second Voyage of Columbus. Jamaicans refuse to give food to Columbus and he, knowing that there will be a lunar eclipse, tells them that God will deny the light

Background imageConquest Collection: Cylinder of Cyrus the Great with text written in akkadian cu

Cylinder of Cyrus the Great with text written in akkadian cuneiform. Clay. Describes the conquest of Babylon in 539 BC and the capture of King Nabonidus by Cyrus the Great

Background imageConquest Collection: Arch of Titus. Rome. Italy

Arch of Titus. Rome. Italy
Roman Art. Arch of Titus. Erected in the year 81 to commemorate the conquest of Titus against the Jews. It features carved scenes of the conquest and subsequent destruction of Jerusalem (AD 70)

Background imageConquest Collection: Reconstruction of the Templo Mayor complex in the

Reconstruction of the Templo Mayor complex in the city of Mexico-Tenochtitlan, founded in 1325. It was the capital of the Aztec Empire until its occupation in 1521 by Hernᮠ Cort鳠 during

Background imageConquest Collection: Inside the Dome of Discovery, Festival of Britain, London

Inside the Dome of Discovery, Festival of Britain, London
General view inside the Dome of Discovery, part of the Festival of Britain site on the South Bank, London. This part of the exhibition covered Britains conquest of the physical world through

Background imageConquest Collection: Norman Invasion of England, 1066

Norman Invasion of England, 1066
Taillefer rousing the French army by singing the Song of Roland at the Battle of Hastings, 1066. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageConquest Collection: Moctezuma II, Hernan Cortes, Pedro de Alvarado, Gonzalo de

Moctezuma II, Hernan Cortes, Pedro de Alvarado, Gonzalo de
Conquerors and conquered. Moctezuma II (1467-1520), Hernan Cortes (1485-1547), Pedro de Alvarado (1485-1541), Gonzalo de Sandoval (1497-1527) and Cristobal de Olid (1488-1524). Colored engraving

Background imageConquest Collection: RIVERA, Diego (1886-1957). History of Mexico

RIVERA, Diego (1886-1957). History of Mexico: from the Conquest to 1930. 1929 - 1931. Detail of the central wall with scenes

Background imageConquest Collection: Conquest of the Earth, Amazing Stories Scifi Magazine Cover

Conquest of the Earth, Amazing Stories Scifi Magazine Cover
THE CONQUEST OF THE EARTH - An invader from Andromeda describes his home Date: 1930

Background imageConquest Collection: Roman siege of a fortified city

Roman siege of a fortified city
Roman legions attacking a city to expand the Roman Empire. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageConquest Collection: Germanic invasion stopped at Fiesole, 406 AD

Germanic invasion stopped at Fiesole, 406 AD
Roman general Flavius Stilicho confronts Radagaisus, Ostrogoth leader, at Fiesole. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageConquest Collection: Battle of Hastings 1066

Battle of Hastings 1066
BATTLE OF HASTINGS The Norman horseman prove too much for the English foot soldiers

Background imageConquest Collection: Christopher Columbus (1451-1506). Engraving. Colored

Christopher Columbus (1451-1506). Engraving. Colored
Christopher Columbus (1451-1506). Explorer and navigator genoese. Columbus taking possession of the island of San Salvador. Engraving by Martin Rico after a painting of Isidro Gil

Background imageConquest Collection: The New Standard Theatre, 1845

The New Standard Theatre, 1845
The New Standard Theatre in Shoreditch, London, showing an equestrian spectacle taking place on stage in 1845, the year that the theatre first opened

Background imageConquest Collection: Ptolemais given to Philip Augustus (1165-1223) and Richard the Lionheart (1157-99) 13th July 1191

Ptolemais given to Philip Augustus (1165-1223) and Richard the Lionheart (1157-99) 13th July 1191
XIR200567 Ptolemais given to Philip Augustus (1165-1223) and Richard the Lionheart (1157-99) 13th July 1191 (oil on canvas) by Blondel, Merry Joseph (1781-1853); 406x494 cm; ChAteau de Versailles

Background imageConquest Collection: America (16th). La Noche Triste (Sad night

America (16th). La Noche Triste (Sad night
" America (16th). " La Noche Triste" (Sad night, 30th June 1520). Painting belonging to the series " Conquista de M鸩 co" (" The Conquest of Mexico" )

Background imageConquest Collection: PASI2A-00001

PASI2A-00001
Genghis Khan leading the Mongols. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageConquest Collection: The Queens of Persia at the feet of Alexander, also called The Tent of Darius, c

The Queens of Persia at the feet of Alexander, also called The Tent of Darius, c. 1660 (oil on canvas)
5974049 The Queens of Persia at the feet of Alexander, also called The Tent of Darius, c.1660 (oil on canvas) by Le Brun, Charles (1619-90); 117.3x453 cm; Chateau de Versailles

Background imageConquest Collection: Siege of Antioch (Turkey) by the troops of Godfrey of Bouillon during the first crusade (1097)

Siege of Antioch (Turkey) by the troops of Godfrey of Bouillon during the first crusade (1097), Miniature in From the creation of the world to the conquest of the Holy Land, manuscript, 1200

Background imageConquest Collection: Hernan Cortes (1488-1547). Engraving. Colored

Hernan Cortes (1488-1547). Engraving. Colored
Hernan Cortes (1488-1547). Spanish conqueror of Mexico. Engraving by A. Carretero in The Spanish and American Illustration, 1884. Colored

Background imageConquest Collection: Body of Harold II is found

Body of Harold II is found
BATTLE OF HASTINGS The discovery of Harolds body after the battle; it is taken to Waltham by the monks of the abbey Date: 14 October 1066

Background imageConquest Collection: Peter the Great, Russian Tsar

Peter the Great, Russian Tsar
Peter the Great (1685-1766), Russian Tsar. When he became Tsar, Peter modernized and expanded his realm, fighting several wars and founding the Russian Empire in 1721 at the Treaty of Nystad

Background imageConquest Collection: Peru / Cuzco C1520

Peru / Cuzco C1520
View of the city at the time of the Spanish conquest

Background imageConquest Collection: Surrender of Porus to the Emperor Alexander, 326 BC (engraving)

Surrender of Porus to the Emperor Alexander, 326 BC (engraving)
972340 Surrender of Porus to the Emperor Alexander, 326 BC (engraving) by Chappel, Alonzo (1828-87) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Surrender of Porus to the Emperor Alexander, 326 BC)

Background imageConquest Collection: The Romans (coloured engraving)

The Romans (coloured engraving)
3630114 The Romans (coloured engraving) by German School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Romans. Illustration from Bilder aus dem Alterthume (Braun & Schneider, Munich)

Background imageConquest Collection: General Wolfe climbing the Heights of Abraham, Quebec, 1759 (colour litho)

General Wolfe climbing the Heights of Abraham, Quebec, 1759 (colour litho)
980892 General Wolfe climbing the Heights of Abraham, Quebec, 1759 (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: General Wolfe climbing the Heights of Abraham)

Background imageConquest Collection: Duchess of Cleveland, from a painting by Sir Peter Lely

Duchess of Cleveland, from a painting by Sir Peter Lely.. Handcolored engraving from Civil Costume of England from the Conquest to the Present Period drawn by Charles Martin



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"Conquest: Unveiling the Tapestry of Human Triumphs" Step into the realm of history and witness the relentless spirit that has shaped our world. From ancient empires to modern-day feats, these captivating images reveal tales of ambition, courage, and resilience. Gaze upon the Map of the Roman Empire, a testament to their unparalleled dominance across vast lands. Feel the weight of their power as you trace their conquests from Britannia to Egypt, leaving an indelible mark on civilization. Transport yourself to D-Day when supplies poured ashore amidst chaos and uncertainty. Witness bravery in its purest form as soldiers fought against all odds for freedom's triumph over tyranny. Marvel at Alexander the Great's Macedonian Empire through a meticulously detailed map. Follow his legendary campaigns that stretched far beyond imagination, forever altering geopolitical landscapes. Delve into Mesoamerican mysticism with Codex Borgia; a window into ritualistic practices and divinatory wisdom that guided civilizations towards victory or defeat. Embark on an awe-inspiring journey alongside Hillary and Tensing as they conquer Mount Everest's treacherous heights. Their unwavering determination serves as a reminder that conquering nature is no small feat. Immerse yourself in medieval artistry with Bayeux Tapestry – a visual narrative depicting William the Conqueror's triumphant invasion of England in 1066. Each stitch tells tales of battles won and kingdoms lost. Challenge your perception with UFOs hovering over statues; an enigmatic blend between extraterrestrial mysteries and human achievements – reminding us that even our greatest accomplishments can be overshadowed by unexplained phenomena. Witness Mongol soldiers showcasing their unmatched horsemanship skills; swift conquerors who rode fearlessly across continents, reshaping boundaries under Genghis Khan's command. Experience Hernan Cortes' encounter with indigenous cultures as he receives twenty Indigenous people from Tabasco - a pivotal moment in the conquest of the Americas, forever altering history's course.