21 février 2015

Museum of Antiquities discovers historic bronze bust was once owned by Napoleon Bonaparte

17th century CE bust of Hannibal.  SASKATOON.- The Museum of Antiquities at the University of Saskatchewan is the owner of a 17th century CE bust of Hannibal that was once was owned by Napoleon Bonaparte. Building upon research done in the late 1980s, Helanna Miazga discovered late last summer that Napoleon owned a bronze bust of Hannibal, which was mentioned in a memoir on Napoleon written by his private secretary Claude François Meneval. Hannibal, the great Carthaginian general, was one of Napoleon’s military idols. ... [Lire la suite]
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