1. KorbenDallas

    SPQR this & SPQx that. Empires were everywhere.

    This here is Lord Mayor's Dinner at Guildhall on 11/09/1829 (year according to the notice of the British Museum). The dinner was organized by William Thompson who was the Lord Mayor of London from 1828 to 1829. The dinner was held in honor of his predecessor Matthias Prime Lucas. The Lord Mayor...
  2. KorbenDallas

    Moctezuma II: the Holy Roman Emperor?

    Double-Headed Eagle In heraldry, the double-headed eagle is a charge associated with the concept of Empire. Most modern uses of the symbol are directly or indirectly associated with its use by the Roman/East Roman Empire, whose use of it represented the Empire's dominion over the Near East and...