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Rufus Wainwright – Everybody Knows (From I’m Your Man) Twenty Five Answers to as Many Questions Nobody Asked!



Rufus Wainwright covers Everybody Knows of Leonard Cohen
(From I’m Your Man)

 

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William Bell Scott: The Romans Cause a Wall to be Built for the Protection of the South


Artist en:William Bell Scott
Title
English: The Romans Cause a Wall to be Built for the Protection of the SouthThe Painting shows a centurion supervising the building of Hadrian’s Wall. The centurion has been given the face of John Clayton, who was responsible for saving parts of the Wall from loss. The painting is in the collection at Wallington Hall, near Morpeth, England.
Date
English: 1857 (completed)
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Original dimensions: 182 × 182 cm (71.7 × 71.7 in)
Current location Wallington House
Northumberland, England

William Bell Scott: The Romans Cause a Wall to be Built for the Protection of the South

Painting by William Bell Scott: The Romans Cause a Wall to be Built for the Protection of the South (cllick here to enlarge )

Hadrian’s Wall: What did Rome think when they built it? Thah it will keep Roman’s Empire ememies Outsite!


Hadrian’s Wall

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Stretching 73.5 mi (118.3 km), Hadrian’s Wall was an ancient Roman wall built in Britain. Constructed mainly in the 2nd century CE under Emperor Hadrian, it guarded the northwestern frontier of the province from Celtic and other invaders. Fragments of the wall, 6 ft (1.8 m) high and 8 ft (2.4 m) thick, and many of its mile stations are still extant and are some of the largest and most significant remains of the Roman occupation. What other wall was built by the Romans in Britain? More… Discuss

“Quis  who magnum   murum  wall inter  Britanniam et  Caledoniam aedificavit”

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