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View of the temple of Rome and Augustus and the adjacent temple of Diana in Pula, Croatia. Between the two temples is situated the Communal Palace of Pula and the city prison. Next to the building, a guard and locals who are playing a game of marbles. In the middle ground, a soldier of Slavic ethnicity conversing with a young woman. On the left, a Polish woman with her donkey and small dog.
Tags: Ancient temples, Animals, Architecture and built environment, Art and antiquities, Costume - Hats and headwear, Croatia, Dogs, Domestic tasks, Donkeys, Ethnic groups, Games and toys, Istria, Marbles (game), Modes of transport, Pack animals, Polish people, Professions, Pula / anc. Polai, Roman monuments, Slovene-Croats (Istria), Social sphere and everyday life, Soldiers, Spinning, Temple of Diana (Pula), Temple of Rome and Augustus (Pula), Women
Interior view of the Roman amphitheatre of Pula. Due to an epidemics among the livestock of the region, the consumption of lamb and mutton has been forbidden. Shepherds of Slavic ethnicity have sought refuge within the amphitheatre, with their herds. A monk of the order of Saint Anthony, patron of animals according to several traditions, is giving his blessing and sprinkling the sheep with holy water; this terrifies the flock and causes the dogs to bark at the monk. On the right, some weapons, which Slav inhabitants of the area always carry with them, according to the author.
Tags: Ancient theatres, Animals, Architecture and built environment, Art and antiquities, Costume - Hats and headwear, Croatia, Dogs, Ethnic groups, Husbandry, Istria, Monks, Order of Saint Anthony, Priests, Professions, Pula / anc. Polai, Rites of blessing, Roman monuments, Roman theatre of Pula, Sheep, Shepherds, Slovene-Croats (Istria), Weapons
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