George I (George Louis; 28 May 1660 – 11 June was King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1 August 1714 until his death, and ruler of the Duchy and Electorate of Brunswick-Lüneburg (Hanover) in the Holy Roman Empire from
ancientart: The Ancient Roman Temple of Bacchus in Baalbek, Lebanon, ca. The temple was commissioned by Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius, and is considered one of the best preserved Roman temples in the world. Courtesy taken by Dominik Tefert
Nineveh, near present day Mosul, Iraq. Nineveh was one of the oldest and greatest cities in antiquity. The area was settled as early as 6000 BC and, by 3000 BC, had become an important religious center for worship of the Assyrian goddess Ishtar.