Baphomet Illustration (1856)

The black and white illustration depicts Baphomet produced by Eliphas Levi Zahed. This deity was thought to be worshiped by warriors in the Knights Templar.  There is little evidence to suggest that the Knights Templar actually  believed in such a deity. It may have been made up to get certain individuals who fell out of […]

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Shukongojin Sculpture ( 733)

The shukongojin is a Buddhist spirit that allows that acts a guardian. Looking at the intense expression on the face of the sculpture, the spirit seems to be formidable. This guardian spirit looks horrifying and vexed. The eyes glare intensely with the mouth wide open ready for an attack.   What the spirit is holding could […]

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Jozef Pilsudski, Jospeh Goebbels, Hans-Adolf Moltke, and Jozef Beck (1934)

It was in 1934 that Germany and Poland signed a non-aggression pact. Hans-Adolf Moltke (left) German Ambassador to Poland   stands with Jozef Pilsudski (right) Minister of Military Affairs and the de facto leader of the nation  . Joseph Goebbels stands next to Polish Foreign Minister Jozef Beck. German and Polish leaders met in Warsaw to […]

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