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Sans-Souci Palace, Haiti - Reconstruction
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Sans-Souci Palace, Haiti - Reconstruction

Revolutionary general Henry Christophe declared himself king over northern Haiti in 1811. According to one perspective, "Henry I" was a tin-pot dictator who forced his fellow Haitians back into virtual slavery and plunged the nation into...
Basement halls of Diocletian's Palace
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Basement halls of Diocletian's Palace

The basement halls of Diocletian's Palace were originally the supporting structures of the Roman emperor's residential quarters. They reflect the layout of the upper floor halls. Diocletian's Palace (Split, Croatia) was built at the turn...
Clarendon Palace, Wiltshire, UK - Reconstruction
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Clarendon Palace, Wiltshire, UK - Reconstruction

Despite the composition of a very significant English legal document within its halls, this 12th-century palace is nearly forgotten. The ‘Constitutions of Clarendon’ were Henry II’s attempt to gain legal authority over church clerks, but...
Barzan Palace by Gertrude Bell
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Barzan Palace by Gertrude Bell

A photograph by Gertrude Bell (l. 1868-1926) of the Barzan Palace, Hai'l, Saudi Arabia. Taken in the winter of 1913-14. (Gertrude Bell Archive)
Diocletian's Palace, Split
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Diocletian's Palace, Split

The peristyle is the heart of Roman emperor Diocletian's Palace (Split, Croatia) built at the turn of the fourth century CE.
Alhambra Palace
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Alhambra Palace

The Alhambra Palace. Granada, Spain. 9th-13th century CE.
Peristyle of Diocletian's Palace
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Peristyle of Diocletian's Palace

The peristyle is the heart of Roman emperor Diocletian's Palace (Split, Croatia) built at the turn of the fourth century CE.
Theseus & the Minotaur: More than a Myth?
Articleby Joshua J. Mark

Theseus & the Minotaur: More than a Myth?

Until Sir Arthur Evans unearthed the palace of Knossos, the half-man-half bull killed by Theseus was considered just a popular legend; archaeology changed that perception. King Minos, of Crete, fought hard with his brother to ascend the...
A Gallery of Reconstructed Palaces
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A Gallery of Reconstructed Palaces

In this gallery, we present reconstructions of seven famous palaces through history. The palaces, presented here in the chronological order of their construction, are: Palace of Knossos, Crete Qal'eh Dokhtar Palace, Fizurabad Dungur...
Exploring Western Crete's Archaeological Treasures
Articleby Carole Raddato

Exploring Western Crete's Archaeological Treasures

As the cradle of European Civilization and a meeting place of diverse cultures, Crete is a magical island that stands apart in the heart of the Mediterranean sea. Its prominent place in world history dates back to the mysterious and fascinating...
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