"The term used in sculpture to designate that mode of representing objects by which they are made to project strongly and boldly from the background, without being entirely detached." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Alto-Rilievo

"The term used in sculpture to designate that mode of representing objects by which they are made to…

Bas-relief of early amusements at the amphitheatre.

Amphitheatrical Amusements

Bas-relief of early amusements at the amphitheatre.

"Amphitrite was the wife of Neptune." —Bulfinch, 1897

Amphitrite

"Amphitrite was the wife of Neptune." —Bulfinch, 1897

"The sacred bull of the ancient Egyptians, to which divine honors were paid."-Whitney, 1902

Apis

"The sacred bull of the ancient Egyptians, to which divine honors were paid."-Whitney, 1902

"The bull worshipped by the ancient Egyptians, who regarded it as a symbol of Osiris, the god of the Nile, the husband of Isis, and the great divinity of Egypt. A sacred court or yard was set apart for the residence of Apis in the temple of Ptah at Memphis, where a numerous retinue of priests waited upon him, and sacrifices of red oxen were offered to him." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Apis

"The bull worshipped by the ancient Egyptians, who regarded it as a symbol of Osiris, the god of the…

Also known as Hapis. In mythology, Apis was a commonly worshipped bull-deity in the Memphis region.

The Bull Apis

Also known as Hapis. In mythology, Apis was a commonly worshipped bull-deity in the Memphis region.

"The names and prices of various cuts of beed." —Davison, 1910

Cuts of beef

"The names and prices of various cuts of beed." —Davison, 1910

Bull tolling the bell, from a nursery rhyme.

Bull

Bull tolling the bell, from a nursery rhyme.

A bull.

Bull

A bull.

A bull in a barn.

Bull

A bull in a barn.

An illustration of a bull.

Bull

An illustration of a bull.

An illustration of a bull.

Bull

An illustration of a bull.

An illustration of a bull.

Bull

An illustration of a bull.

A Syrian bull.

Bull

A Syrian bull.

An illustration of a bull and cow dancing.

Bull and Cow Dancing

An illustration of a bull and cow dancing.

A rare breed of cattle that live in a large enclosed part at Chillingham Castle in England.

Chillingham Bull

A rare breed of cattle that live in a large enclosed part at Chillingham Castle in England.

An illustration of a Devon bull.

Devon Bull

An illustration of a Devon bull.

The hereford bull is used for reproduction of cattle and for beef. Some bulls are used for Spanish traditions.

Hereford Bull

The hereford bull is used for reproduction of cattle and for beef. Some bulls are used for Spanish traditions.

A widely-used breed of cattle for beef production.

Hereford Bull

A widely-used breed of cattle for beef production.

A two year-old Jersey bull.

Jersey Bull

A two year-old Jersey bull.

(1810-1880) A famous violinist from Bergen, Norway.

Ole Bull Bornemann

(1810-1880) A famous violinist from Bergen, Norway.

An illustration of a five year old short horn bull.

Short horn bull

An illustration of a five year old short horn bull.

Uncastrated male cattle that is raised for beef.

Short-Horned Bull

Uncastrated male cattle that is raised for beef.

An ancient Assyrian wall relief, depicting the symbol of a winged bull with the head of a human male.

Winged Bull

An ancient Assyrian wall relief, depicting the symbol of a winged bull with the head of a human male.

"Noted for being completely covered in horny scales. It is common on all the coasts of Europe and Greenland." — Goodrich, 1859

Armed Bullhead

"Noted for being completely covered in horny scales. It is common on all the coasts of Europe and Greenland."…

An Indian carriage being drawn by zebus

Indian Carriage

An Indian carriage being drawn by zebus

Two men capturing wild cattle for domestic use.

Wild Cattle

Two men capturing wild cattle for domestic use.

Taurus or the bull constellation.

Taurus

Taurus or the bull constellation.

This illustration shows the head of a cow surrounded by a floral arrangement.

Cow Head

This illustration shows the head of a cow surrounded by a floral arrangement.

Female cattle that is raised for milk and beef.

Short-Horned Cow

Female cattle that is raised for milk and beef.

"A bar of copper marked with the figure of a bull. Dates from the fourth century B.C."—Webster, 1913

Early Roman Bar Money

"A bar of copper marked with the figure of a bull. Dates from the fourth century B.C."—Webster,…

"Europa on the Bull" — Gayley, 1893

Europa Bull

"Europa on the Bull" — Gayley, 1893

"Italian Farmers rejoicing after the harvest." — S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Italian Farmers

"Italian Farmers rejoicing after the harvest." — S. G. Goodrich, 1885

"Farnese Bull" — Gayley, 1893

Farnese Bull

"Farnese Bull" — Gayley, 1893

A very large sculpture crafted by Apollonius of Tralles and his brother Tauriscus representing the myth of Dirce, the wife of Lykos, King of Thebes.

Farnese Bull

A very large sculpture crafted by Apollonius of Tralles and his brother Tauriscus representing the myth…

Resembling a grosbeak, the bull-finch is common and England, and can be found in other regions of Europe as well.

Bull Finch

Resembling a grosbeak, the bull-finch is common and England, and can be found in other regions of Europe…

"The campaign in Georgia- Federal troops foraging near Warsaw Sound."— Frank Leslie, 1896

Georgia Campaign

"The campaign in Georgia- Federal troops foraging near Warsaw Sound."— Frank Leslie, 1896

"Heracles with the Bull" — Gayley, 1893

Heracles

"Heracles with the Bull" — Gayley, 1893

"Similiar to the Ibex, but found only among the very highest peaks of the Spanish Pyrenees." — S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Pyrenees Ibex

"Similiar to the Ibex, but found only among the very highest peaks of the Spanish Pyrenees." —…

Woman herding cattle away from British soldiers.

Hannah Erwin Israel Saving the Cattle

Woman herding cattle away from British soldiers.

An illustration of a man with a bull.

Man & Bull

An illustration of a man with a bull.

"Thesus and the Minotaur. (From a vase-painting in the Vatican Museum.) — The Delphian Society, 1913

Thesus and the Minotaur

"Thesus and the Minotaur. (From a vase-painting in the Vatican Museum.) — The Delphian Society,…

An illustration of the mummy of a sacred bull.

Mummy of Sacred Bull

An illustration of the mummy of a sacred bull.

Nike and Bull.

Nike and Bull

Nike and Bull.

"It has a long head, short, blunt horns, drooping ears, and a hump on its sholders sometimes weighing fifty pounds. Its temper is gently, and in its qualities resembles the common ox." — S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Indian Ox

"It has a long head, short, blunt horns, drooping ears, and a hump on its sholders sometimes weighing…

"It has a long head, short, blunt horns, drooping ears, and a hump on its sholders sometimes weighing fifty pounds. Its temper is gently, and in its qualities resembles the common ox." — S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Indian Ox

"It has a long head, short, blunt horns, drooping ears, and a hump on its sholders sometimes weighing…

"The Syrian Ox in its present day has wide-spreading horns, high shoulders, and a dewlap that nearly sweeps the ground." — S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Syrian Ox

"The Syrian Ox in its present day has wide-spreading horns, high shoulders, and a dewlap that nearly…

"This was a low boot of untanned hide, worn by ploughman and shepards." — Anthon, 1891

Pero

"This was a low boot of untanned hide, worn by ploughman and shepards." — Anthon, 1891

Two boys from prehistoric times watch from a tree as a bull charges a bear.

Prehistoric Boys

Two boys from prehistoric times watch from a tree as a bull charges a bear.

"A Sacrifice. (From a vase-painting by Polygnotus.)"

Sacrifice

"A Sacrifice. (From a vase-painting by Polygnotus.)"

The suovetaurilia was a sacred Roman sacrifice of a pig, a ram, and a bull to Mars, the god of war to purify the land.

Suovetaurilia

The suovetaurilia was a sacred Roman sacrifice of a pig, a ram, and a bull to Mars, the god of war to…

"Sometimes called the <em>Gray Trout</em> or <em>Whitling</em> is a Europen species, resembling the common salmon in habits and appearance, and weighing from six to twenty pounds." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Bull Trout

"Sometimes called the Gray Trout or Whitling is a Europen species, resembling the…

A cartoon of a young boy sitting on rocks next to a cow.

Young Boy and a Cow

A cartoon of a young boy sitting on rocks next to a cow.

Zeus and Europa.

Zeus and Europa

Zeus and Europa.