The ad above was created for a show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art entitled the Greek Miracle


The Kritios Boy, c. 480 B.C.

Eleusis Amphora, Orientalizing period, c. 675 B.C. Neck shows Odysseus blinding the Cyclops Polyphemos.

President George W. Bush, 8/25/03: "No nation can be neutral in the struggle between civilization and chaos."

President Bush, Remarks by the President to Military Personnel and Families, Trent Field,Fort Stewart, Georgia 9/12/03: No free nation can be neutral in the fight between civilization and chaos. Terrorists in Iraq have attacked representatives of the civilized world, and opposing them and defeating them must be the cause of the civilized world.

Pediment with Medusa from the Temple of Artemis at Corfu, mid 6th century B.C. Middle Archaic Period.


Zoffany, The Tribuna of the Uffizi

Peter Paul Rubens, Justus Lipsius and his Pupils (The Four Philosophers), 1611-14.

Medici Aphrodite, Roman copy of Greek work from the end of the 4th c. B.C.

Titian, Venus of Urbino.

U.S. Supreme Court Building. See page discussing the influence of Roman and Classical architecture on Western culture.

"Maison Carrée", Roman, late 1st century B.C. or early 1st c. A.D.

Tissot's London Visitors.