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"It is, therefore, worth while to give a short list of some of the things the Greeks and Romans did not know, and that the Middle Ages did know. For most of the examples I shall cite I am indebted to Lynn White’s remarkable essay on Technology and Invention in the Middle Ages."--Prints and Visual Communication (1953) by William Ivins, Jr., page 8

This page Antiquity is part of the medium specificity series.  Illustration: Laocoön and His Sons ("Clamores horrendos" detail), photo by Marie-Lan Nguyen.
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This page Antiquity is part of the medium specificity series.
Illustration: Laocoön and His Sons ("Clamores horrendos" detail), photo by Marie-Lan Nguyen.
This page Antiquity is part of the Ancient Rome series.  Illustration: Antichita Romanae (1748) by Piranesi
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This page Antiquity is part of the Ancient Rome series.
Illustration: Antichita Romanae (1748) by Piranesi
1872 photograph of the western face of the Greek Parthenon
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1872 photograph of the western face of the Greek Parthenon

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
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Antiquity (noun) and ancient (adjective) may refer to:

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