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Auschwitz Memorial May 11
After an escape of a Polish prisoner Zygmunt Pilawski from on 29 July 1941, SS selected 10 prisoners for starvation death. One of them, Franciszek Gajowniczek, begged for mercy. Father Maximilian sacrificed his life asking SS men to take him instead.
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Auschwitz Memorial May 11
Art created by prisoners in extreme conditions of is a unique testimony. Artists documented crimes, saved identities of victims and tried to keep humanity in the world of death & dehumanization. See the lesson 'Art at Auschwitz'
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UNESCO May 11
To all the real heroes out there. Image: Banksy
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British Museum May 11
We’re saying a huge thank you to all our teams that have been looking after the Museum and the collection while we’ve been closed. Here are some of our brilliant Security team who have been working on-site to keep everything safe 🙌
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Auschwitz Memorial May 11
Herosim in the reality of was in fact every act that preserved decency and humanity in the world of dehumanization & humiliation. Read a fragment of a testimony of Yehudit Klein who shared a story of how her mother helped her to survive the hunger.
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Following Hadrian May 11
Achilles was a hero of the Trojan War, the greatest of all the Greek warriors, and is the central character of Homer's Iliad. 📷1. Hungarian National Museum, Budapest 📷2. Altes Museum, Berlin 📷3. Naples Archaeological Museum
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UNESCO May 11
How are museums coping during the crisis? Do you know any trying to help? The first day of is devoted to those on the front lines who are performing essential jobs in the fight against the pandemic.
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Château de Chambord May 11
Our gardeners are geniuses and heroes. "An excellent gardener is worth an excellent poet"
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Darius Arya May 11
Rome is one big museum! May 11 I took you inside (museo nazionale romano) - just a few steps north of Piazza Navona- for - please join me all week!
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IranianWIN May 11
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Shedd Aquarium May 11
Happy ! We're kicking things off alongside our museum friends with a huge thank-you to essential workers. From those on the front lines of COVID-19 to those on the front lines of keeping our museums running, you are ! 💪 Stay safe, stay healthy. 💙
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Following Hadrian May 11
Prometheus, the Titan who stole fire & gave it to mankind. As punishment, Zeus condemned him to be chained to a rock where his liver was eaten daily by an eagle. He was freed by Hercules. 📷1. Museo della Via Ostiense, Rome 📷2. Aphrodisias Museum, Turkey
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The Spy Museum May 11
James Lafayette, posed as a runaway slave, infiltrating British camps. His work as a spy provided military intel that helped secure American victory at Yorktown. Uncover his story in this week's Spies & Spymasters Virtual Happy Hour!
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Brian Roy Rosen May 11
NHM has unique important little didactic collection of 's coral reef specimens from Cocos (Keeling) Atoll in the Indian Ocean, collected in 1835 during 'his other Beagle voyage' studying reefs, i.e. not much to do with natural selection or the Galapagos
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Iran Style May 11
Any woman who has dared 2make a difference beyond by , family & the society W or W/O is a . Image via illustrator .
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British Museum May 11
Replying to @britishmuseum
And thanks also to the Collection Care and Property and Facilities Management teams, who have been working hard throughout the estate and from home to take care of the collection and buildings. Another thank you to our contractors CBRE and TSS 👏 (📸 from 2019)
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Curragh Military Museum May 11
Happy everyone! Today's theme is so we wanted to take this opportunity to say a massive thank you to everyone on the front line who have been working so hard to keep us all safe and well in this challenging time!
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Ancient History Encyclopedia May 11
A 19th century CE painting by Jean-Jacques Scherrer showing Joan of Arc (1412-1431 CE), victorious after lifting the siege of Orleans during the Hundred Years' War (1337-1453 CE). (Museum of Fine Arts, Orleans, France)
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Carla Ardis May 11
in is one of the most known in Lombardy. It hosts the works of some of the Italian , like & . And, in the tower, there's one of my favourite room: the archaeological library
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Philadelphia Museum of Art May 11
Our online exhibition "A Tribute to Nurses and Doctors" honors the caregivers who continue to provide healing and hope in the face of COVID-19.
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