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“The purpose of my work was never to destroy but always to create" - the Czech Art Nouveau painter, graphic and commercial artist Alphonse Mucha

"I needed a drink, I needed a lot of life insurance, I needed a vacation, I needed a home in the country. What I had was a coat, a hat and a gun." - Praising Raymond Chandler

An Emperor and his Elephant - Charlemagne and Abul Abaz

“Vae victis!” - The Battle of the Allia and the Sack of Rome in 390 BCE

The Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa in 1212

"This Prince Alexander: he used to defeat but was never defeated“ - Alexander Nevsky and the Battle of the Neva in 1240