Bildnis von Nicolas de Largillière, ca.

Voltaire was a French philosopher, playwright, historian, writer, poet, aphorist, encyclopedist, fairy tale author, novelist and essayist.


Büste von Aristophanes in der Uffizien-Galerie, Florenz, Italien.

Aristophanes of Athens – Greek comedy writer, one of the founders of ancient Athenian comedy, son of a moderately wealthy peasant named Philippos.

Alexander von Humboldt

Sitting next to a globe with a manuscript of his life's work "Cosmos: A Sketch of a Physical Description of the Universe" 1845-1862.

Baron Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt was a German geographer, naturalist and traveler, one of the founders of geography as an independent science; younger brother of the scientist Wilhelm von Humboldt.

Angevin Empire

Flagge von Anjou.

The Angevin or rather Plantagenet Empire was a set of states ruled by the Plantagenet-Angevin dynasty.

Second Barons’ War

Zweiter Baronskrieg in England, die Royals auf der linken Seite vs.

The Second War of the Barons was a military conflict fought from 1264 to 1267 between the English king Henry III.