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‘Augustus was one of the great administrative geniuses of history. The gigantic work of reorganization that he carried out in every field of Roman life and throughout the entire empire not only transformed the decaying republic into a new, monarchic regime with many centuries of life ahead of it but also created a durable Roman peace, based on easy communications and flourishing trade’. . . #university #study #augustus #caesar #profile #art #sculpture #rome #roman #emperor #classics #peace #goals #achieve #leader #history #ancient #quotes #britannica #instapic #ancientoutlook

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‘Augustus was one of the great administrative geniuses of history. The gigantic work of reorganization that he carried out in every field of Roman life and throughout the entire empire not only transformed the decaying republic into a new, monarchic regime with many centuries of life ahead of it but also created a durable Roman peace, based on easy communications and flourishing trade’.
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#university #study #augustus #caesar #profile #art #sculpture #rome #roman #emperor #classics #peace #goals #achieve #leader #history #ancient #quotes #britannica #instapic #ancientoutlook
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‘How did those journeys change us into who we are today?’ . . Watching The Incredible Human Journey on @BBC 4 with @ancientmodernist . . . #travel #travelling #route #explore #exploring #journey #hike #ancient #history #anthropology #archaeology #human #stories #bbc #bbcfour #documentaries #tv #television #broadcasting #videos #clip #music #quotes #qotd #ancientoutlook

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‘How did those journeys change us into who we are today?’
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Watching The Incredible Human Journey on @BBC 4 with @ancientmodernist .
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#travel #travelling #route #explore #exploring #journey #hike #ancient #history #anthropology #archaeology #human #stories #bbc #bbcfour #documentaries #tv #television #broadcasting #videos #clip #music #quotes #qotd #ancientoutlook
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Days gone by โค๏ธ . 2๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃ1๏ธโƒฃ8๏ธโƒฃ . . Background image is Robert Burns’ writings from museum in Dumfries . . #nye #nye2018 #newyear #newyearseve #hogmany #2018 #holiday #celebrate #robertburns #poetry #writing #quotes #qotd #history #song #music #lyrics #instapic #ancientoutlook

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Days gone by โค๏ธ
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2๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃ1๏ธโƒฃ8๏ธโƒฃ
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Background image is Robert Burns’ writings from museum in Dumfries
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#nye #nye2018 #newyear #newyearseve #hogmany #2018 #holiday #celebrate #robertburns #poetry #writing #quotes #qotd #history #song #music #lyrics #instapic #ancientoutlook
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Wedding stationary ๐ŸŽจโค๏ธ . . The first recorded use of ‘Alba’ in reference to Scotland dates back to the 1000s . . . #Scotland #scottish #history #name #gaelic #language #origins #table #setting #reception #tb #wedding #weddingideas #weddingday #inspo #scottishwedding #venue #bridesmaid #art #design #craft #map #ancient #instapic #photooftheday #napier #photography #lighting #details #ancientoutlook

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Wedding stationary ๐ŸŽจโค๏ธ .
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The first recorded use of ‘Alba’ in reference to Scotland dates back to the 1000s
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#Scotland #scottish #history #name #gaelic #language #origins #table #setting #reception #tb #wedding #weddingideas #weddingday #inspo #scottishwedding #venue #bridesmaid #art #design #craft #map #ancient #instapic #photooftheday #napier #photography #lighting #details #ancientoutlook
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The ancient Roman winter festival of Saturnalia was a time of excessive drinking and merriment. . . This 34 year aged Glenturret whisky would have been a welcome addition at the feast tables ๐Ÿคช- slange! ๐Ÿฅƒ . . . #whiskey #bottle #scottish #drink #dragon #alcohol #tradition #ancient #history #classics #rome #roman #festival #festive #feast #saturnalia #winter #holiday #art #design #scotland #rocks #geology #johnharrington #photography #photooftheday #potd #kitchen #interior #ancientoutlook

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The ancient Roman winter festival of Saturnalia was a time of excessive drinking and merriment. .
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This 34 year aged Glenturret whisky would have been a welcome addition at the feast tables ๐Ÿคช- slange! ๐Ÿฅƒ .
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#whiskey #bottle #scottish #drink #dragon #alcohol #tradition #ancient #history #classics #rome #roman #festival #festive #feast #saturnalia #winter #holiday #art #design #scotland #rocks #geology #johnharrington #photography #photooftheday #potd #kitchen #interior #ancientoutlook
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‘While we are postponing life speeds up’ - Lucius Annaeus Seneca . Time to finish Christmas shopping / wrap ๐ŸŽ„๐Ÿ™…๐Ÿผ‍โ™€๏ธ . #todo #list #organise #plan #goals #journal #stars #constellations #notes #christmas #festive #christmasshopping #presents #holidays #philosophy #life #quote #motivation #motivationalquotes #instaquote #qotd #picoftheday #ancient #rome #ancientoutlook

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‘While we are postponing life speeds up’ - Lucius Annaeus Seneca .
Time to finish Christmas shopping / wrap ๐ŸŽ„๐Ÿ™…๐Ÿผ‍โ™€๏ธ
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#todo #list #organise #plan #goals #journal #stars  #constellations #notes #christmas #festive #christmasshopping #presents #holidays #philosophy #life #quote #motivation #motivationalquotes #instaquote #qotd #picoftheday #ancient #rome #ancientoutlook
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I love expression in sculpture โค๏ธ . As the viewer you are free to interpret that expression and I find this even more interesting for the sculptures of early history. What responses were they designed to create? . ๐Ÿ—ฟ . #art #design #style #sculpture #meaning #purpose #goal #aim #relationship #connection #interpretation #expression #emotion #history #ancienthistory #picoftheday #ancient #ancientoutlook

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I love expression in sculpture โค๏ธ
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As the viewer you are free to interpret that expression and I find this even more interesting for the sculptures of early history. What responses were they designed to create?
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#art #design #style #sculpture #meaning #purpose #goal #aim #relationship #connection #interpretation #expression #emotion #history #ancienthistory #picoftheday #ancient #ancientoutlook
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A knight to remember at a family wedding last weekend ๐Ÿ‘‘ . . ‘Knighthood lies above eternity; it doesn't live off fame, but rather deeds’. . . #scottishwedding #family #wedding #weekend #celebrate #weddingvenue #venue #scotland #medieval #knight #armour #fashion #warriors #flowers #history #instapic #quote #quotes #successquotes #motivation #ancient #ancientoutlook

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A knight to remember at a family wedding last weekend ๐Ÿ‘‘ .
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‘Knighthood lies above eternity; it doesn't live off fame, but rather deeds’.
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#scottishwedding #family #wedding #weekend #celebrate #weddingvenue #venue #scotland #medieval #knight #armour #fashion #warriors #flowers #history #instapic #quote #quotes #successquotes #motivation #ancient #ancientoutlook
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This house reminded me of the New England style of houses in the 17th Century ๐Ÿ  . . . #autumn #season #halloween #halloween2018 #holiday #instatravel #walk #hike #sightseeing #witch #style #design #architecture #photography #grey #sky #history #instapic #ancient #ancientoutlook

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This house reminded me of the New England style of houses in the 17th Century ๐Ÿ  .
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#autumn #season #halloween #halloween2018 #holiday #instatravel #walk #hike #sightseeing #witch #style #design #architecture #photography #grey #sky #history #instapic #ancient #ancientoutlook
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๐Ÿง™‍โ™€๏ธ . . ‘It has been postulated the use of a conical hat to denote witches might have stemmed from an exaggerated form of hennins, a type of cone-shaped headdress commonly worn during the Middle Ages. Though the hennin was indicative of the noble status of the female wearer, its popularity during the religiously uncertain era of the Middle Ages and the ease with which women were accused or convicted of witchcraft by other jealous women or angry men during this time makes it not unlikely to presume this might have been when the conical hat became associated with witchcraft’. - AncientOrigins . . #architecture #building #design #style #old #witches #hat #witch #witchcraft #halloween #halloweencostume #halloween2018 #autumn #holiday #sky #bird #history #origins #symbol #symbols #art #culture #instapic #photography #photooftheday #history #ancientorigins #ancientoutlook

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‘It has been postulated the use of a conical hat to denote witches might have stemmed from an exaggerated form of hennins, a type of cone-shaped headdress commonly worn during the Middle Ages. Though the hennin was indicative of the noble status of the female wearer, its popularity during the religiously uncertain era of the Middle Ages and the ease with which women were accused or convicted of witchcraft by other jealous women or angry men during this time makes it not unlikely to presume this might have been when the conical hat became associated with witchcraft’. - AncientOrigins .
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#architecture #building #design #style #old #witches #hat #witch #witchcraft #halloween #halloweencostume #halloween2018 #autumn #holiday #sky #bird #history #origins #symbol #symbols #art #culture #instapic #photography #photooftheday #history #ancientorigins #ancientoutlook
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Look up โฌ†๏ธ . This elaborate ceiling in the reception room of a 17th Century household of Culross Village was a display of wealth and status. Visiting guests would have been impressed by the colours and patterns which showed sophistication and connection with trade overseas and suggested abundance and plenty. . . #fruit #vegetables #diet #rich #health #food #colours #symbol #art #design #homedesign #style #interior #original #feature #wooden #beams #pattern #flower #view #viewpoint #look #status #love #history #historicscotland #instapic #nofilter #picoftheday #ancientoutlook

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Look up โฌ†๏ธ .

This elaborate ceiling in the reception room of a 17th Century household of Culross Village was a display of wealth and status. Visiting guests would have been impressed by the colours and patterns which showed sophistication and connection with trade overseas and suggested abundance and plenty. .
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#fruit #vegetables #diet #rich #health #food #colours #symbol #art #design #homedesign #style #interior #original #feature #wooden #beams #pattern #flower #view #viewpoint #look #status #love #history #historicscotland #instapic #nofilter #picoftheday #ancientoutlook
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Lazy Sunday watching a Ted talk about geometric cave signs and the origins of graphic communication. . . ‘With its origins stretching back tens of thousands of years to the geometric signs of ice age Europe and far beyond, to that point deep in our collective history when someone first came up with the idea or making a geometric mark and forever changing the nature of how we communicate’ - Quotes by Genevieve von Petzinger. . . . #ted #tedtalk #youtube #iceage #symbols #art #prehistoric #europe #communication #message #write #shape #form #sunday #chill #sundayvibes #quote #quoteoftheday #ancientoutlook

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Lazy Sunday watching a Ted talk about geometric cave signs and the origins of graphic communication.
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‘With its origins stretching back tens of thousands of years to the geometric signs of ice age Europe and far beyond, to that point deep in our collective history when someone first came up with the idea or making a geometric mark and forever changing the nature of how we communicate’ - Quotes by Genevieve von Petzinger.
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#ted #tedtalk #youtube #iceage #symbols #art #prehistoric #europe #communication #message #write #shape #form #sunday #chill #sundayvibes #quote #quoteoftheday #ancientoutlook
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Hundreds of rock carvings - petroglyphs - have been discovered in western Maharashtra, India. . . ‘The way the petroglyphs have been drawn, and their similarity to those found in other parts of the world, have led experts to believe that they were created in prehistoric times and are possibly among the oldest ever discovered’[...] But this begs the question of why some of the petroglyphs depict animals like rhinoceroses and hippos which aren't found in India. Did the people who created them migrate to India from Africa? Or were these animals once found in India?’ . . . #symbol #art #design #architect #culture #ancient #india #history #animals #prehistoric #culture #old #travel #africa #african #animals #bbc #news #ancientoutlook

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Hundreds of rock carvings - petroglyphs - have been discovered in western Maharashtra, India.
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. ‘The way the petroglyphs have been drawn, and their similarity to those found in other parts of the world, have led experts to believe that they were created in prehistoric times and are possibly among the oldest ever discovered’[...] But this begs the question of why some of the petroglyphs depict animals like rhinoceroses and hippos which aren't found in India. Did the people who created them migrate to India from Africa? Or were these animals once found in India?’
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#symbol #art #design #architect #culture #ancient #india #history #animals #prehistoric #culture #old #travel #africa #african #animals #bbc #news #ancientoutlook
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Life from above โœˆ๏ธ . . This week I am looking at the ancient geoglyphs of ancient civilisations and discovering that so many structures and buildings were designed to be viewed as if from above. Who was the observer? . . . #lights #city #fly #sky #aeroplane #journey #travel #instatravel #aeroplanes #britishairways #night #flight #view #ancient #architect #art #design #structure #picture #birdseyeview #view #views #civilisation #message #ancientoutlook

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Life from above โœˆ๏ธ .
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This week I am looking at the ancient geoglyphs of ancient civilisations and discovering that so many structures and buildings were designed to be viewed as if from above. Who was the observer?
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#lights #city #fly #sky #aeroplane #journey #travel #instatravel #aeroplanes  #britishairways #night #flight #view #ancient #architect #art #design #structure #picture #birdseyeview #view #views #civilisation #message #ancientoutlook
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Romulus founded the city of Rome in 753BC when he became king. Over 700 years later, Octavian formed the Roman Empire and was offered the title ‘Romulus’. While he liked to be associated with the morals and religious characteristics of Romulus, he did not want to be seen to be trying to be a ‘king’ ๐Ÿคด and so rejected it in favour of ‘Augustus’ Caesar. . . . #rome #roman #history #ancient #classics #royal #name #literature #quote #instaquote #ancientoutlook

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Romulus founded the city of Rome in 753BC when he became king. Over 700 years later, Octavian formed the Roman Empire and was offered the title ‘Romulus’. While he liked to be associated with the morals and religious characteristics of Romulus, he did not want to be seen to be trying to be a ‘king’ ๐Ÿคด and so rejected it in favour of ‘Augustus’ Caesar.
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#rome #roman #history #ancient #classics #royal #name #literature #quote #instaquote #ancientoutlook
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‘Cities are beautiful because they are created slowly; they are made by time. A city is born from a tangle of monuments and infrastructures, culture and market, national history and everyday stories’. Renzo Piano . . . #nyc #newyork #usa #america #travel #instatravel #sunset #rockefeller #view #skyline #buildings #architecture #monuments #city #light #twilight #photography #instapic #nofilter #ancient #history #quote #quotes #ancientoutlook

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‘Cities are beautiful because they are created slowly; they are made by time. A city is born from a tangle of monuments and infrastructures, culture and market, national history and everyday stories’. Renzo Piano
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#nyc #newyork #usa #america #travel #instatravel #sunset #rockefeller #view #skyline #buildings #architecture #monuments #city #light #twilight #photography #instapic #nofilter #ancient #history #quote #quotes #ancientoutlook
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‘Time is really the only capital that any human being has, and the only thing he can't afford to lose’ - Thomas Edison . . #walk #walking #hike #hikeandflow #holiday #autumn #green #garden #goals #instaquote #thursday #quotes #quoteoftheday #picoftheday #american #quotes #qotd #philosophy #ancientoutlook

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‘Time is really the only capital that any human being has, and the only thing he can't afford to lose’ - Thomas Edison
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#walk #walking #hike #hikeandflow #holiday #autumn #green #garden #goals #instaquote #thursday #quotes #quoteoftheday #picoftheday #american #quotes #qotd #philosophy #ancientoutlook
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Watching a couple of different Netflix and Amazon series at the moment involving the #redcoats of the 1700s. Art by Randy Steele . #red #coat #figure #army #jacobite #rebel #american #revolution #history #soldier #ancient #art #artist #colour #light #perspective #focus #instapic #picoftheday #netflix #amazon #tv #film #ancientoutlook

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Watching a couple of different Netflix and Amazon series at the moment involving the #redcoats of the 1700s.
Art by Randy Steele .
#red #coat #figure #army #jacobite #rebel #american #revolution #history #soldier #ancient #art #artist #colour #light #perspective #focus #instapic #picoftheday #netflix #amazon #tv #film  #ancientoutlook
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The Stewart’s of Appin . This old stone removed to Appin [...] originally stood at the head of the grave on Culloden Moor where lie 92 officers and men of the Stewart’s of Appin who fell in the memorable charge of the right wing of the Prince’s army April 16th 1746 . . #familyhistory #family #northscotland #scottish #scotland #thisisscotland #outlander #clan #quote #qotd #history #battle #culloden #jacobite #red #coat #charge #old #stone #sculpture #graveyard #picoftheday #ancientoutlook

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The Stewart’s of Appin .
This old stone removed to Appin [...] originally stood at the head of the grave on Culloden Moor where lie 92 officers and men of the Stewart’s of Appin who fell in the memorable charge of the right wing of the Prince’s army April 16th 1746
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#familyhistory #family #northscotland #scottish #scotland #thisisscotland #outlander #clan #quote #qotd #history #battle #culloden #jacobite #red #coat #charge #old #stone #sculpture #graveyard #picoftheday #ancientoutlook
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‘.... Symbols are stories. Symbols are pictures, or items, or ideas that represent something else. Human beings attach such meaning and importance to symbols...’ . . The origins of the Celtic cross may predate Christianity and depictions of the cross symbol itself have been dated as early as the Stone Age . . #symbol #symbols #sacred #cross #celtic #culture #pagan #history #memories #ancient #north #scotland #photography #photooftheday #overcast #weather #gloomy #grey #sky #quotes #quote #qotd #ancientoutlook

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‘.... Symbols are stories. Symbols are pictures, or items, or ideas that represent something else. Human beings attach such meaning and importance to symbols...’
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The origins of the Celtic cross may predate Christianity and depictions of the cross symbol itself have been dated as early as the Stone Age
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#symbol #symbols #sacred #cross #celtic #culture #pagan #history #memories #ancient #north #scotland #photography #photooftheday #overcast #weather #gloomy #grey #sky #quotes #quote #qotd #ancientoutlook
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True teaching is not an accumulation of knowledge; it is an awakening of consciousness which goes through sucessive stages . . . #consciousness #meditation #mind #mindfulness #knowledge #learn #transformation #egypt #egyptian #proverb #sunday #quote #quotes #qotd #instapic #obelisk #skies #light #clouds #sun #river #ancient #history #ancientoutlook

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True teaching is not an accumulation of knowledge; it is an awakening of consciousness which goes through sucessive stages
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#consciousness #meditation #mind #mindfulness #knowledge #learn #transformation #egypt #egyptian #proverb #sunday #quote #quotes #qotd #instapic #obelisk #skies #light #clouds #sun #river #ancient #history #ancientoutlook
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Initiations and mystery schooling in ancient Egypt (and throughout history) are so interesting! What lessons were taught to the initiate? And how could understanding the content and origins of these lessons help us understand and explain some of the mysteries of our own human story? . . . #mystery #mysteries #school #lessons #cambridge #definition #quote #origins #ancientorigins #egypt #egyptian #egyptology #human #culture #anthropology #history #picoftheday #instapic #ancientoutlook

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Initiations and mystery schooling in ancient Egypt (and throughout history) are so interesting! What lessons were taught to the initiate? And how could understanding the content and origins of these lessons help us understand and explain some of the mysteries of our own human story?
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#mystery #mysteries #school #lessons #cambridge #definition #quote #origins #ancientorigins #egypt #egyptian #egyptology #human #culture #anthropology #history #picoftheday #instapic #ancientoutlook
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‘Since ancient times the term awakening has been used as a kind of metaphor that points to the transformation of human consciousness’ - Eckhart Tolle . . #quotes #qotd #philosophy #books #universe #mindfulness #meditation #eye #consciousness #awareness #present #moment #mantra #learn #practice #yoga #culture #health #healthy #life #lifestyle #wellness #transformation #transformationtuesday #buddha #art #instapic #picoftheday #history #ancientoutlook

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‘Since ancient times the term awakening has been used as a kind of metaphor that points to the transformation of human consciousness’ - Eckhart Tolle .
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#quotes #qotd #philosophy #books #universe #mindfulness #meditation #eye #consciousness #awareness #present #moment #mantra #learn #practice #yoga #culture #health #healthy #life #lifestyle #wellness #transformation #transformationtuesday #buddha #art #instapic #picoftheday #history #ancientoutlook
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This creature was once full of life - animated and walking on a primitive Earth. What sights did it see? What smells did it take in and what experiences did it have? . Is it a realistic life goal to invent a time machine and get some answers up in here? ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿผ‍โ™€๏ธ . #earth #globetrotter #dinosaur #dinosaurs #fossil #jurassicworld #form #old #question #life #goals #mood #time #machine #throwback #museum #natural #history #nyc #newyork #trip #america #usa #ancient #instapic #picoftheday #instadaily #ancientoutlook

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This creature was once full of life - animated and walking on a primitive Earth. What sights did it see? What smells did it take in and what experiences did it have? .
Is it a realistic life goal to invent a time machine and get some answers up in here? ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿผ‍โ™€๏ธ
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#earth #globetrotter #dinosaur #dinosaurs #fossil #jurassicworld #form #old #question #life #goals #mood #time #machine #throwback #museum #natural #history #nyc #newyork #trip #america #usa #ancient #instapic #picoftheday #instadaily #ancientoutlook
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แž“แžถแžšแžธแžแŸ’แž˜แŸ‚แžšแž“แŸ„แŸ‡แžขแžธ แž แžถแž แžถ #ancientcambodiansecret #ancientoutlook #cambodian #proudtobecambodian ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญ #love #temple #fun #niceshot ๐Ÿ“ท #sunny #mood ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’šโค๏ธ

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แž“แžถแžšแžธแžแŸ’แž˜แŸ‚แžšแž“แŸ„แŸ‡แžขแžธ แž แžถแž แžถ #ancientcambodiansecret #ancientoutlook  #cambodian #proudtobecambodian๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญ #love #temple #fun #niceshot๐Ÿ“ท #sunny #mood ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’šโค๏ธ
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Aristotle, Plato and Socrates all believed that swans singing prowess was heightened as death approached, giving rise to the idea of the ‘swan song’, or final performance. In medieval times, the mute swan was seen as a valuable commodity which was regularly traded between noblemen. . The association between swans and the afterlife goes back to the early days of human civilisation, when ideas of a ‘path of souls’ and symbolic carriers of souls dominated. . . #bird #park #birds #swan #symbol #meaning #history #historylover #culture #philosophy #rspb #nature #animal #ancient #believe #soul #travel #north #journey #ancientoutlook

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Aristotle, Plato and Socrates all believed that swans singing prowess was heightened as death approached, giving rise to the idea of the ‘swan song’, or final performance. In medieval times, the mute swan was seen as a valuable commodity which was regularly traded between noblemen.
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The association between swans and the afterlife goes back to the early days of human civilisation, when ideas of a ‘path of souls’ and symbolic carriers of souls dominated.
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#bird #park #birds #swan #symbol #meaning #history #historylover #culture #philosophy #rspb #nature #animal #ancient #believe #soul #travel #north #journey #ancientoutlook
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‘Let the beauty of what you love be what you do’ - Rumi . . . Ancient Outlook is one year old today ๐ŸŽ‚ Thank you for following ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿผ‍โ™€๏ธโค๏ธ . . #birthday #anniversary #ancient #history #photography #love #instagram #blog #socialmedia #picoftheday #instapic #apple #laptop #quote #qotd #quotes #beauty #gratitude #ancientoutlook

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‘Let the beauty of what you love be what you do’ - Rumi
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Ancient Outlook is one year old today ๐ŸŽ‚ Thank you for following ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿผ‍โ™€๏ธโค๏ธ
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#birthday #anniversary #ancient #history #photography #love #instagram #blog #socialmedia #picoftheday #instapic #apple #laptop #quote #qotd #quotes #beauty #gratitude #ancientoutlook
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Early #tbt to ‘tying the knot’ at Loch Lomond. The term comes from the traditional Celtic, or pre-Christian, wedding practice of hand-fasting, where the hands of the bride and groom are wrapped in fabric to bind and symbolise their betrothal. . . . . #lochlomond #venue #view #water #scotland #visitscotland #thisisscotland #wedding #celtic #scottishweddings #weddingdress #bride #groom #fashion #dress #kilt #symbol #flowers #bouquet #instapic #picoftheday #history #historylover #ancient #napierphotography #blackandwhite #photography #summer #ancientoutlook

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Early #tbt to ‘tying the knot’ at Loch Lomond. The term comes from the traditional Celtic, or pre-Christian, wedding practice of hand-fasting, where the hands of the bride and groom are wrapped in fabric to bind and symbolise their betrothal.
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#lochlomond #venue #view #water #scotland #visitscotland #thisisscotland #wedding #celtic #scottishweddings #weddingdress #bride #groom #fashion #dress #kilt #symbol #flowers #bouquet #instapic #picoftheday #history #historylover #ancient #napierphotography #blackandwhite #photography #summer #ancientoutlook
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People arrived at Loch Lomond Scotland as early as the Neolithic era โ›ฐ The area has a long and interesting history - I love stories from the medieval age โš”๏ธ . . #lochlomond #history #view #trees #blue #water #blueskies #summer #shade #heat #loch #lake #scotland #visitscotland #thisisscotland #photography #picoftheday #nofilter #ancientoutlook

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People arrived at Loch Lomond Scotland as early as the Neolithic era โ›ฐ The area has a long and interesting history - I love stories from the medieval age โš”๏ธ
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#lochlomond #history #view #trees #blue #water #blueskies #summer #shade #heat #loch #lake #scotland #visitscotland #thisisscotland #photography #picoftheday #nofilter #ancientoutlook
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Dean Village - Tranquil space within the city. . . Imagining this place and all it’s sounds back in the 19th century when it functioned as a milling community. . . . #mill #work #sounds #history #edinburgh #city #peaceful #space #place #water #river #reflection #beautiful #view #buildings #architecture #design #scotland #visitscotland #thisisscotland #iphone #photography #picoftheday #ancientoutlook

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Dean Village - Tranquil space within the city.
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Imagining this place and all it’s sounds back in the 19th century when it functioned as a milling community.
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#mill #work #sounds #history #edinburgh #city #peaceful #space #place #water #river #reflection #beautiful #view #buildings #architecture #design #scotland #visitscotland #thisisscotland #iphone #photography #picoftheday #ancientoutlook
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Allez les Bleus! ๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท . The original prize for the World Cup - the Jules Rimmer Trophy - used to be called ‘Victory’, named after the Greek goddess ‘Nike’ which it depicted. . . . #football #fifa #worldcup #worldcup2018 #france #croatia #final #allezlesbleus #trophy #art #design #sculpture #sport #victory #win #champions #nike #history #classics #Greece #facts #instapic #ancientoutlook

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Allez les Bleus! ๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท .
The original prize for the World Cup - the Jules Rimmer Trophy - used to be called ‘Victory’, named after the Greek goddess ‘Nike’ which it depicted.
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#football #fifa #worldcup #worldcup2018 #france #croatia #final #allezlesbleus #trophy #art #design #sculpture #sport #victory #win #champions #nike #history #classics #Greece #facts #instapic #ancientoutlook
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. ‘The talking oak To the ancient spoke. But any tree Will talk to me’ - Mary Carolyn Davies . . #tree #trees #green #rest #sun #summer #meditation #mindfulness #quotes #qotd #instaquote #ancient #picoftheday #ancientoutlook .

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. ‘The talking oak 
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But any tree 
Will talk to me’ - Mary Carolyn Davies .
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Beware of the Dog’ โš ๏ธ . . Ancient warning at the entrance to the ‘House of the Tragic Poet’ villa at Pompeii. . *Image not own* . . #dogsofinstagram #dog #dogs #roman #home #villa #pompeii #italy #mosaic #art #classics #history #historygeek #latin #quotes #qotd #quote #instaquote #ancient #instapic #ancientoutlook

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Beware of the Dog’ โš ๏ธ .
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Ancient warning at the entrance to the ‘House of the Tragic Poet’ villa at Pompeii. .
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#dogsofinstagram #dog #dogs #roman #home #villa #pompeii #italy #mosaic #art #classics #history #historygeek #latin #quotes #qotd #quote #instaquote #ancient #instapic #ancientoutlook
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This is Lucy the Border Terrier ๐Ÿถ . Her distant ancestors were first domesticated around 14000 years ago at a time when climate changes may have brought wolves and humans into closer proximity . One theory is that in a time of limited meat supply, wolves ๐Ÿบ were drawn to human camps to feed on the scraps and from this increased exposure, they (their puppies especially) became trained and domesticated by humans. . #dogsofinstagram #dog #dogs #doglife #dogpics #dogstagram #instadog #terrier #borderterrier #human #animal #history #relationship #anthropology #culture #telegraph #ancient #instapic #instadaily #ancientoutlook

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This is Lucy the Border Terrier ๐Ÿถ .
Her distant ancestors were first domesticated around 14000 years ago at a time when climate changes may have brought wolves and humans into closer proximity
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One theory is that in a time of limited meat supply, wolves ๐Ÿบ were drawn to human camps to feed on the scraps and from this increased exposure, they (their puppies especially) became trained and domesticated by humans. .

#dogsofinstagram #dog #dogs #doglife #dogpics #dogstagram #instadog #terrier #borderterrier #human #animal #history #relationship #anthropology #culture #telegraph #ancient #instapic #instadaily #ancientoutlook
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The Tree of Life features in the ancient mythology of many cultures across the world ๐ŸŒณ . One common theme across the different versions is the idea that all life on Earth is interconnected. . . . . . #tree #trees #life #nature #park #open #space #connect #connected #network #ancient #mythology #myth #history #culture #human #anthropology #belief #view #instapic #instadaily #ancientoutlook

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The Tree of Life features in the ancient mythology of many cultures across the world ๐ŸŒณ .
One common theme across the different versions is the idea that all life on Earth is interconnected. .
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#tree #trees #life #nature #park #open #space #connect #connected #network #ancient #mythology #myth #history #culture #human #anthropology #belief #view #instapic #instadaily #ancientoutlook
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๐ŸŒน๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป . Quote attributed to Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States of America . . . #rose #red #roses #flowers #flower scottishflowers #america #american #president #politics #usa #us #instagood #sunday #weekend #quote #instaquote #qotd #positive #energy #motivation #instadaily #history #ancientoutlook

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๐ŸŒน๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป .
Quote attributed to Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States of America
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#rose #red #roses #flowers #flower scottishflowers #america #american #president #politics #usa #us #instagood #sunday #weekend #quote #instaquote #qotd #positive #energy #motivation #instadaily #history #ancientoutlook
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Purple is the colour most associated with royalty, power, wealth, magic and mystery๐Ÿ”ฎ . In the Bronze Age the first purple dye - Tyrian purple - was made from the mucous of sea snails ๐ŸŒ and the labour intensive process for this meant that the dye was very expensive and an exclusive luxury item. . #purple #rich #luxury #exclusive #create #make #dye #colour #colours #love #history #origins #royal #queen #king #mystery #magic #power #flower #flowers #scottishflowers #instadaily #instapic #ancient #ancientoutlook

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Purple is the colour most associated with royalty, power, wealth, magic and mystery๐Ÿ”ฎ
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In the Bronze Age the first purple dye - Tyrian purple - was made from the mucous of sea snails ๐ŸŒ and the labour intensive process for this meant that the dye was very expensive and an exclusive luxury item.
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#purple #rich #luxury #exclusive #create #make #dye #colour #colours #love #history #origins #royal #queen #king #mystery #magic #power #flower #flowers #scottishflowers #instadaily #instapic #ancient #ancientoutlook
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‘Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility’ - Saint Augustine . . . . #friday #shots #architecture #photography #history #historic #building #design #scotland #thisisscotland #dumbarton #town #bird #sky #clouds #birds #instapic #instadaily #quotes #quote #qotd #thegoodquote #motivation #foundation #build #saint #augustine #ancient #ancientoutlook

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‘Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility’ - Saint Augustine
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#friday #shots #architecture #photography #history #historic #building #design #scotland #thisisscotland #dumbarton #town #bird #sky #clouds #birds #instapic #instadaily #quotes #quote #qotd #thegoodquote #motivation #foundation #build #saint #augustine #ancient #ancientoutlook
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Sagittarii - Roman archer ๐Ÿน . Auxiliary units of skilled archers were often gathered from areas conquered by the Roman Empire. . . #archer #archers #sagittarius #battle #weaponry #bow #arrow #reenactment #rome #roman #empire #classics #costume #cosplay #style #fashion #summer #rockofages #event #dumbarton #castle #castles #historicscotland #scotland #ancient #history #historylover #picoftheday #instapic #ancientoutlook

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Sagittarii - Roman archer ๐Ÿน .
Auxiliary units of skilled archers were often gathered from areas conquered by the Roman Empire. .
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#archer #archers #sagittarius #battle #weaponry #bow #arrow #reenactment #rome #roman #empire #classics #costume #cosplay #style #fashion #summer #rockofages #event #dumbarton #castle #castles #historicscotland #scotland #ancient #history #historylover #picoftheday #instapic #ancientoutlook
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Human . . ‘Where there is a human being there is an opportunity for kindness’ - Seneca . . #human #humans #greek #greece #translate #words #quote #quotes #qotd #meaning #seneca #philosophy #kindness #kind #ancient #origins #instapic #sunday #post #ancientoutlook

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‘Where there is a human being there is an opportunity for kindness’ - Seneca
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Hercules Fountain, Ronda, Spain ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ . Heracles (Hercules) and his 12 labours - especially the defeat of the Nemean lion - are the most famous of Greek mythology. ๐Ÿฆ . ‘It is an interesting question where this story comes from. Lions were extinct in Greece as early as the Mycenean age; the story may have come from the east, or may be extremely old’. *unknown author, Livius.org* . #symbol #symbols #tb #holiday #summer #sun #sunny #sunnyday #blue #sky #ronda #city #spain #south #andalusia #holiday #travel #greek #greece #mythology #lion #origins #ancient #mycenae #east #instapic #ancientoutlook

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Hercules Fountain, Ronda, Spain ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ .
Heracles (Hercules) and his 12 labours - especially the defeat of the Nemean lion - are the most famous of Greek mythology. ๐Ÿฆ .
‘It is an interesting question where this story comes from. Lions were extinct in Greece as early as the Mycenean age; the story may have come from the east, or may be extremely old’. *unknown author, Livius.org* .
#symbol #symbols #tb #holiday #summer #sun #sunny #sunnyday #blue #sky #ronda #city #spain #south #andalusia #holiday #travel #greek #greece #mythology #lion #origins #ancient #mycenae #east #instapic #ancientoutlook
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In AD 832 Pictish King Oengus ll led his army in battle against King Æthelstan’s army of Angels and Saxons. . According to legend, on the day of the battle, a large cross cloud formation was visible against a bright blue sky. . The cross was associated with St Andrew, who had been crucified on a similar style of diagonal cross at the end of the first century. The King prayed and vowed that if St Andrew could help them win the battle, then he would make him the Patron Saint of Scotland. . . ‘This 'omen' led the Scottish troops to victory and the Saltire found it's place in Scottish history’. ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ . . #flag #design #cross #clouds #blue #sky #blueskies #vision #scotland #scottish #thisisscotland #myth #history #picts #battle #saint #hot #warm #spring #clouds #nofilter #instapic #ancient #ancientoutlook

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In AD 832 Pictish King Oengus ll led his army in battle against King Æthelstan’s army of Angels and Saxons. .
According to legend, on the day of the battle, a large cross cloud formation was visible against a bright blue sky. .

The cross was associated with St Andrew, who had been crucified on a similar style of diagonal cross at the end of the first century. The King prayed and vowed that if St Andrew could help them win the battle, then he would make him the Patron Saint of Scotland.
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‘This 'omen' led the Scottish troops to victory and the Saltire found it's place in Scottish history’. ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ .
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#flag #design #cross #clouds #blue #sky #blueskies #vision #scotland #scottish #thisisscotland #myth #history #picts #battle #saint #hot #warm #spring #clouds #nofilter #instapic #ancient #ancientoutlook
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Invading Roman armies never managed to succeed in their conquest of the Scottish Highlands . . #picts #stone #work #picts #art #battle #roman #romans #rome #empire #expansion #campaign #britain #scotland #scottish #highlands #history #historylover #ancient #quotes #qotd #ancientoutlook

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Invading Roman armies never managed to succeed in their conquest of the Scottish Highlands .
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#picts #stone #work #picts #art #battle #roman #romans #rome #empire #expansion #campaign #britain #scotland #scottish #highlands #history #historylover #ancient #quotes #qotd #ancientoutlook
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Dragons are very prominent in Chinese mythology. They are seen as symbols of power, luck and viewed in a positive light. . This is just one of many differences between the eastern and western depictions and beliefs around dragons ๐Ÿ‰ . . . #china #east #eastern #west #dragon #ancient #myth #history #culture #expression #luck #lucky #symbol #symbols #art #design #paint #colours #garden #plant #plantpot #decking #outdoors #outdoor #life #spring #saturday #instapic #picoftheday #ancientoutlook

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Dragons are very prominent in Chinese mythology. They are seen as symbols of power, luck and viewed in a positive light.
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This is just one of many differences between the eastern and western depictions and beliefs around dragons ๐Ÿ‰ .
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#china #east #eastern #west #dragon #ancient #myth #history #culture #expression #luck #lucky #symbol #symbols #art #design #paint #colours #garden #plant #plantpot #decking #outdoors #outdoor #life #spring #saturday #instapic #picoftheday #ancientoutlook
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