Great works of art in any medium portray breakthroughs in perception from brilliant creative minds reflecting on, or responding to, the surrounding times and conditions.

Art Chapters

My story of the statue of Zeus, because I'm a Greek fanatic.

This an article about the history and details about one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.

A story about the mysterious Great Pyramid of Giza.

The Great Temple Of Artemis, at Ephesus, was one of seven wonders of the ancient world.

Beethoven's life and his compositions.

Art Story Briefs

The Temple of Artemis (Diana), at Ephesus, went through many different versions. One of the last versions became a Wonder of the Ancient World.

One of the wonders of the ancient world, the lighthouse at Alexandria, Egypt was located on the island of Pharos.

Ferdinand Knab, a 19th-century German painter, created artistic images of some of the seven wonders of the ancient world.

Julius Caesar sails to Britain from France, in 55 BC, and is initially met with men who are willing to fight against Caesar and his troops. Caesar lea...

At the age of 28, Nikolai Getman boards a ship at Vanino as he heads to the forced labor camps at Kolyma.

Art Audios

Surviving the barricade battles, Marius decides to marry Cosette.

In 1832, Javert and the police are concerned about young Parisians who are angry with the government.

Jean Valjean eludes Javert and his team of policemen.

When her mother (Fantine) dies, a young girl named Cosette has no parents.

In the third episode of Orson Welles' adaptation of Les Miserable, Jean Valjean is mayor of a French town.

Art Audio Narrations

Making her point by breaking bottles of alcoholic beverages, Carry Nation becomes a temperance leader.

We know how Beethoven appeared on his deathbed because a sketch of the maestro - during his last hours - survives.

Anglo-Saxon warriors, in early Briton, were known as Thegns.

Accused of spreading the plague during medieval times, Jews were burned in Strasbourg.

Art is sometimes created for political purposes. Was that the case for Guido Reni's Abduction of Helen?

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