Perugino, Pietro The Fortitude and Temperance with Six Antique Heroes Date: 1497 Movement: Renaissance (Early Italian, "Quattrocento") Theme: Mythology Technique: Fresco Museum: Collegio del Cambio Location: Perugia, Italy
Marquette & Joliet-Jacques Marquette joined the Society of Jesus at age 17 and became a Jesuit missionary. He founded missions in present-day Michigan and later joined explorer Louis Joliet on an expedition to discover and map the Mississippi River.
Frontispiece of De humani corporis fabrica (On the structure of the human body) by Andreas Vesalius (Basilea, Frontispicio de De Humani corporis fabrica (Sobre la estructura del cuerpo humano) por Andrés Vesalio (Basilea,
Although best known for its role in the long slog of World War I, trench warfare actually got its start on the battlefields of the American Civil War. Find out how new weapons and technology played a part in both its development and destruction.