Please consider supporting this project by sponsoring a few minutes work by contributing a small donating.I was walking up the hill, leaving behind me the ancient town of Apollonia with its graceful ruins of temples and arcades, when I saw this vista. The setting sun colored the burned grasses dark gold, and if I turned around, I could see a ribbon of the sea glittering on the horizon. Centuries compress into seconds when one sees visions like this. Illyria is what this land in the west of the Balkan Peninsula was called in antiquity. The town of Apollonia was famous for its university, and it was here that in 44 BC Gaius Octavius Thurinus learned of the assassination of his great-uncle Julius Caesar.In the Collector's Guide by Caroline & Nick Pope you will find a list of the known painters with number-signature and their working period at Royal Copenhagen.Also the data of the designing artist will be an important indication of possible age.These are marked with the painters name /initials and a date - the name of the flower is always handwritten or not there. Pieces which do not meet the factory's demands for perfection are marked as "seconds".
Citrus, green leaves, tart fruit and lily of the valley are all described as cool scents, but only a few aromas are actually cooling. Being named Caesar’s heir, he rushed to Rome to claim the throne and become emperor Augustus.He never finished his university studies, but it didn’t prevent him from being one of the most brilliant of Roman statesmen.Continue reading → Mint plays a curious trick on our senses.Menthol, the main component of mint essence, triggers the cold-sensitive TRPM8 receptors found in the skin – a phenomenon that is responsible for the icy burst one experiences when eating mint candy or drinking a mint julep.
The Aluminia Faience factory date its history to the year 1862 founded by August Schittt (1834 - 1863).