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#Paraty

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#Paraty

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humanoidhistory:

A street in ancient Pompeii, circa 1934 photo by Albert Bates Lord.
(Harvard Library)

humanoidhistory:

A street in ancient Pompeii, circa 1934 photo by Albert Bates Lord.

(Harvard Library)

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historicaltimes:

Chicago, State Street looking north 1900.

historicaltimes:

Chicago, State Street looking north 1900.

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9 . 11        83780

mortisia:

Capela dos Ossos

Chapel of Bones is one of the best known monuments in Évora, Portugal. It is a small interior chapel located next to the entrance of the Church of St. Francis. The Chapel gets its name because the interior walls are covered and decorated with human skulls and bones. The Capela dos Ossos was built in the 16th century by a Franciscan monk who, in the Counter-Reformation spirit of that era, wanted to prod his fellow brothers into contemplation and transmit the message of life being transitory. This is clearly shown in the famous warning at the entrance Nós ossos que aqui estamos pelos vossos esperamos (“We bones that here are, for yours await”). The chapel is formed by three spans 18.7 meters long and 11 meters wide. Light enters through three small openings on the left. Its walls and eight pillars are decorated in carefully arranged bones and skulls held together by cement. The ceiling is made of white painted brick and is painted with death motifs. The number of skeletons of monks was calculated to be about 5000, coming from the cemeteries that were situated inside several dozen churches. Some of these skulls have been scribbled with graffiti. Two desiccated corpses, one of which is a child, dangle from ropes (picture) And at the roof of chapel, the phrase “Melior est die mortis die nativitatis (Better is the day of death than the day of birth)” (Ecclesiastes, 7, 1) from Vulgate is written. Inside the Capela dos Ossos a poem about the need to reflect on one’s existence hangs in an old wooden frame on one of the pillars. It is attributed to Fr. António da Ascenção Teles, parish priest of the village of São Pedro (wherein the Church of Saint Francis with its Capela dos Ossos was erected) from 1845 to 1848. source || edit

Where are you going in such a hurry traveler? 
Stop … do not proceed; 
You have no greater concern,
Than this one: that on which you focus your sight.

Recall how many have passed from this world,
Reflect on your similar end,
There is good reason to reflect If only all did the same.

Ponder, you so influenced by fate,
Among the many concerns of the world,
So little do you reflect on death;

If by chance you glance at this place,
Stop … for the sake of your journey,
The more you pause, the further on your journey you will be.

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Elgin Marble

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historicaltimes:

Train accident, Paris, 1895.

historicaltimes:

Train accident, Paris, 1895.

8 . 20        900

historicaltimes:

German and Japanese officers pose for a photo on the second day of the Nazi Hitlerjugend tour of Japan  11:30 on August 17, 1938

historicaltimes:

German and Japanese officers pose for a photo on the second day of the Nazi Hitlerjugend tour of Japan 11:30 on August 17, 1938

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People say to me you’re not obviously gay, like there is a right way to be gay and a wrong way to be gay. That’s horrible.

— Andrew Scott (x)

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jeannepompadour:

"El segovianito" by Ignacio Zuloaga, 1912

jeannepompadour:

"El segovianito" by Ignacio Zuloaga, 1912

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Why does everything have to be so tragic and comic at the same time?

8 . 13

gentlyyyynumb:

Viver a vida (Vivre sa Vie, Godard, 1962).
"É necessário se emprestar aos outros e dar-se a si mesmo." Montaigne.

gentlyyyynumb:

Viver a vida (Vivre sa Vie, Godard, 1962).

"É necessário se emprestar aos outros e dar-se a si mesmo." Montaigne.

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8 . 7        181

vintageeveryday:

Mick Jagger (fourth from left/back row) in his early teens at Dartford Grammar School for Boys, circa 1960.

vintageeveryday:

Mick Jagger (fourth from left/back row) in his early teens at Dartford Grammar School for Boys, circa 1960.

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natgeofound:

A Native American sends smoke signals in Montana, June 1909.Photograph by Dr. Joseph K. Dixon, National Geographic Creative

natgeofound:

A Native American sends smoke signals in Montana, June 1909.Photograph by Dr. Joseph K. Dixon, National Geographic Creative

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