A plant which produces numerous flowers with oblong white petals. The leaves and stems are slightly hairy. They are commonly found in central and southern Europe.

Ranunculus Aconitifolius

A plant which produces numerous flowers with oblong white petals. The leaves and stems are slightly…

The anemone narcissiflora flower is usually cream colored and is sometimes purplish on the outside. This flower grows in Europe and North America.

Habit and Flower of Anemone Narcissiflora

The anemone narcissiflora flower is usually cream colored and is sometimes purplish on the outside.…

The anemone vernalis flower is whitish on the inside and violet on the outside. This flower blooms in April and grows in Europe.

Anemone Vernalis Flower

The anemone vernalis flower is whitish on the inside and violet on the outside. This flower blooms in…

Antirrhinum Majus is commonly known as Greater Snapdragon or Common Snapdragon. This flower grows in spring, summer, and autumn. This flower grows in Europe.

Antirrhinum Majus

Antirrhinum Majus is commonly known as Greater Snapdragon or Common Snapdragon. This flower grows in…

Antirrhinum Orontium has rose or white colored petals. The petals are also striped with purple. This flower can be found in Europe.

Antirrhinum Orontium Flower

Antirrhinum Orontium has rose or white colored petals. The petals are also striped with purple. This…

The apple tree is a strikingly handsome tree when in flower. The apple is known as the Crab in its wild state. The apple tree in native to the United Kingdom and the warmer parts of Europe.

Apple Blossom

The apple tree is a strikingly handsome tree when in flower. The apple is known as the Crab in its wild…

An illustration of the Italy's Archives. An archive refers to a collection of historical records, and also refers to the location in which these records are kept.

Italian Archives

An illustration of the Italy's Archives. An archive refers to a collection of historical records, and…

"Different forms from Europe, Africa, and North America."—Webster, 1913

Arrowheads of the Stone Age

"Different forms from Europe, Africa, and North America."—Webster, 1913

"A plant of the natural order Aristolochiaceae, a native of Europe, growing in woods; rare, and perhaps not truly indigenous, in Britain. The whole plant has acrid properties; the roots and leaves are aromatic, purgative, and emetic. b, detached anther; c, style." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Asarabacca

"A plant of the natural order Aristolochiaceae, a native of Europe, growing in woods; rare, and perhaps…

A spring vegetable native to most of Europe, northern Africa, and western Asia.

Bunch of Asparagus

A spring vegetable native to most of Europe, northern Africa, and western Asia.

The flowers of the atragene alpina shrub are blue, sometimes white. There are ten to twelve petals per flower. This shrub grows in the mountainous regions of Europe.

Atragene Alpina

The flowers of the atragene alpina shrub are blue, sometimes white. There are ten to twelve petals per…

"Is one to three feet long, and has been celebrated from the time of Aristotle for its richness and flavor. It abounds in the Mediterranean, and also on the British coasts, where it is taken with trawl-nets, and also by angling at flood-tide with a long rod and strong line." — Goodrich, 1859

European Bass

"Is one to three feet long, and has been celebrated from the time of Aristotle for its richness and…

The common bittern of Europe feeds at night, primarily on frogs, lizards, small birds, and fish.

Common Bittern

The common bittern of Europe feeds at night, primarily on frogs, lizards, small birds, and fish.

"Two to three feet long, remarkable for its swiftness and voracity; the color is black, the body covered by minute scales." — Goodrich, 1859

European Blackfish

"Two to three feet long, remarkable for its swiftness and voracity; the color is black, the body covered…

"<em>B. vulgaris</em> is twenty-two inches long, the head is large and the body heavy. Above, the color is chocolate-brown; grayish-white beneath. Its flight is low, and much of its time is spent in sitting on trees, in wooded districts, awaiting its prey, which consists of small quadrupeds, birds, reptiles, insects, and earthworms." &mdash Goodrich, 1859

Common Buzzard of Europe

"B. vulgaris is twenty-two inches long, the head is large and the body heavy. Above, the color…

"It is ten to forty inches long, and sometimes attains the weight of a hundred pounds; the general color is rich olive-brown above, yellowish-white beneath." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Common Carp

"It is ten to forty inches long, and sometimes attains the weight of a hundred pounds; the general color…

A European castle.

Castle

A European castle.

An illustration of the feudal castle of Rouen. Rouen is the historical capital city of Normandy, in northwestern France on the River Seine, and currently the capital of the Haute-Normandie region.

Feudal Castle of Rouen

An illustration of the feudal castle of Rouen. Rouen is the historical capital city of Normandy, in…

Measuring between sixteen and eightenn inches long, the common chameleon of Europe is native to India and parts of Northern Africa; it has become naturalized in some parts of Southern Europe.

Common chameleon

Measuring between sixteen and eightenn inches long, the common chameleon of Europe is native to India…

A goat-antelope species commonly found in Europe.

Chamois

A goat-antelope species commonly found in Europe.

An illustration of the profile of Charlemagne, also known as Charles the Great, was King of the Franks from 768 to his death. He expanded the Frankish kingdoms into a Frankish Empire that incorporated much of Western and Central Europe.

Profile of Charlemagne

An illustration of the profile of Charlemagne, also known as Charles the Great, was King of the Franks…

"Four to eight inches long; common in Europe, but rare on our coast." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Poor Cod

"Four to eight inches long; common in Europe, but rare on our coast." — Goodrich, 1859

Christopher Columbus (between August 25 and October 31, 1451 &ndash; May 20, 1506) was a Genoese navigator, colonizer and explorer whose voyages across the Atlantic Ocean&mdash;funded by Queen Isabella of Spain&mdash;led to general European awareness of the American continents in the Western Hemisphere. Although not the first to reach the Americas from Europe&mdash;he was preceded by the Norse, led by Leif Ericsson, who built a temporary settlement 500 years earlier at L'Anse aux Meadows&mdash; Columbus initiated widespread contact between Europeans and indigenous Americans.

Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus (between August 25 and October 31, 1451 – May 20, 1506) was a Genoese navigator,…

Averaging about sixteen inches in length, the common coot of Europe is found throughout Europe and Asia.

Common European coot

Averaging about sixteen inches in length, the common coot of Europe is found throughout Europe and Asia.

The official coronet of a European baron.

Baron's Coronet

The official coronet of a European baron.

The official coronet of a viscount, a member of the European nobility.

Viscount's Coronet

The official coronet of a viscount, a member of the European nobility.

"These have the shell regularly rounded in front and narrowed behind; the legs are of moderate length, the claws large, and often unequal in size. This species inhabits deep water, and is captured in large quantities by sinking baskets, pots, or nets, baited with carrion, in place which it is known to frequent." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Common European crab

"These have the shell regularly rounded in front and narrowed behind; the legs are of moderate length,…

A small, quick moving bird which feeds on insects.

Common European creeper

A small, quick moving bird which feeds on insects.

The carrion-crow of Europe has been known to feed on decaying flesh, as well as young birds, shellfish, lands and other small quadrupeds, grains, potatoes, and green walnuts.

Carrion-Crow of Europe

The carrion-crow of Europe has been known to feed on decaying flesh, as well as young birds, shellfish,…

The hooded-crow of Europe, with some farm buildings in the background.

Hooded Crow of Europe

The hooded-crow of Europe, with some farm buildings in the background.

"Average weight five pounds; found on the European coasts, and celebrated for the delicacy of its flesh. This fish, having a golden spot on each side of it, contends with the haddock for the hnor of bearing the marks of St. Peter's fingers, each supposed to have been that out of whose mouth the apostle took the tribute-money, leaving on its sides in proof of the identity, the marks of his finger and thumb." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

John Doree

"Average weight five pounds; found on the European coasts, and celebrated for the delicacy of its flesh.…

The mallard, also known as the common wild duck averages about twenty-four inches in length. It inhabits Europe and North America.

Mallard Ducks

The mallard, also known as the common wild duck averages about twenty-four inches in length. It inhabits…

The pintail duck measures twenty-six to twenty-eight inches in length (including the tail), and is found in Europe and America.

Pintail Duck

The pintail duck measures twenty-six to twenty-eight inches in length (including the tail), and is found…

Also known as the burrow-duck and the sly goose, the common European sheldrake has been known to make its nest in abandoned rabbit burrows.

Common Sheldrake Duck

Also known as the burrow-duck and the sly goose, the common European sheldrake has been known to make…

Used as a form of humiliating punishment for angry women, a ducking stool was "a stool or chair in which common scolds were formerly tied and plunged into water." -Whitney, 1911

Ducking Stool

Used as a form of humiliating punishment for angry women, a ducking stool was "a stool or chair in which…

The common name of erythraea is centaury. Erythraea diffusa flowers are a bright, deep rose. The plant grows between two and three inches tall. This plant can be found in Europe.

Flowers of Erythraea Diffusa

The common name of erythraea is centaury. Erythraea diffusa flowers are a bright, deep rose. The plant…

"One of the most remarkable buildings in Europe, comprising at once a convent, a church, a palace, and a mausoleum. It is situated on the south-eastern versant of the Sierra de Guadarrama, on the borders of New Castile, about 27 miles N.W. of Madrid and Avila." &mdash Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Escorial

"One of the most remarkable buildings in Europe, comprising at once a convent, a church, a palace, and…

"One of the most remarkable buildings in Europe, comprising at once a convent, a church, a palace, and a mausoleum. It is situated on the south-eastern versant of the Sierra de Guadarrama, on the borders of New Castile, about 27 miles N.W. of Madrid and Avila." &mdash Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Escorial

"One of the most remarkable buildings in Europe, comprising at once a convent, a church, a palace, and…

"One of the most remarkable buildings in Europe, comprising at once a convent, a church, a palace, and a mausoleum. It is situated on the south-eastern versant of the Sierra de Guadarrama, on the borders of New Castile, about 27 miles N.W. of Madrid and Avila." &mdash Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Escorial

"One of the most remarkable buildings in Europe, comprising at once a convent, a church, a palace, and…

"The Huns sweeping everything before them as they invade Europe."&mdash;Gordy, 1912

Huns Invading Europe

"The Huns sweeping everything before them as they invade Europe."—Gordy, 1912

A plant with bright yellow flowers and short stems. They tend to bloom between March and May in Europe.

Ranunculus Ficaria

A plant with bright yellow flowers and short stems. They tend to bloom between March and May in Europe.

Feeding on pollen-stalks, laurel-berries, and the like, the haw-finch is also known as the common grosbeak of Europe.

Hawfinch

Feeding on pollen-stalks, laurel-berries, and the like, the haw-finch is also known as the common grosbeak…

Fiords are valleys that were deeply eroded by slowly moving masses of ice called glaciers, subsequently partially submerged.

Fiords on Norway Coast

Fiords are valleys that were deeply eroded by slowly moving masses of ice called glaciers, subsequently…

"Is found at the mouths of nearly all European rivers, and is especially abundant where the bottom is soft and muddy." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Flounder

"Is found at the mouths of nearly all European rivers, and is especially abundant where the bottom is…

The gadwall (or gray duck) is nineteen inches long, and is found throughout Europe and America, as well as India.

Gadwall

The gadwall (or gray duck) is nineteen inches long, and is found throughout Europe and America, as well…

Also known as the summer teal, the garganey is sixteen inches long and found in Southern Europe and India.

Garganey

Also known as the summer teal, the garganey is sixteen inches long and found in Southern Europe and…

This illustration shows a Georgian glove.

Georgian Glove

This illustration shows a Georgian glove.

Ghent is a city and a municipality located in the Flemish region, Belgium.

Ghent

Ghent is a city and a municipality located in the Flemish region, Belgium.

"He assisted in the making of history for nearly half a century, and is, in some respects, the most remarkable, if not the greatest, man in Europe." —The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888

William Gladstone

"He assisted in the making of history for nearly half a century, and is, in some respects, the most…

Also known as the thistle-finch, it is often kept as a pet and taught to do tricks.

Common Goldfinch of Europe

Also known as the thistle-finch, it is often kept as a pet and taught to do tricks.

Ground Ivy (<i>Glecoma hederacea</i>) is a common European labiate hedgerow plant, with trailing stems, kidney-shaped, crinkled, aromatic leaves, and axillary, purplish flowers in early summer.

Ground Ivy

Ground Ivy (Glecoma hederacea) is a common European labiate hedgerow plant, with trailing stems, kidney-shaped,…

Representation of a European guitar in AD 1180.

European Guitar

Representation of a European guitar in AD 1180.

"The herdsman of the Alps leads a life peculiar to his race and land."-Lupton The Alps are located in Europe and stretch from Austria and Slovenia in the east, through Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Germany to France in the west.

Herdsman of the Alps

"The herdsman of the Alps leads a life peculiar to his race and land."-Lupton The Alps are located in…

Also known as the crested heron, the European gray heron ranges from Middle and Southern Europe into parts of Asia and Africa.

Gray Heron

Also known as the crested heron, the European gray heron ranges from Middle and Southern Europe into…

A perennial plant that is usually blue and erect, with oval petals. It is commonly found in the temperate regions of Europe.

Jacob's Ladder

A perennial plant that is usually blue and erect, with oval petals. It is commonly found in the temperate…

Found throughout Middle Europe, the European Kingfisher is a solitary bird that inhabits wet areas, such as small streams.

European Kingfisher

Found throughout Middle Europe, the European Kingfisher is a solitary bird that inhabits wet areas,…

Feeding mostly on worms and grain, the crested lark frequents Northern Europe i nthe summer, and Southern Europe and Northern Africa during other parts of the year.

Crested Lark

Feeding mostly on worms and grain, the crested lark frequents Northern Europe i nthe summer, and Southern…

The common linnet of Europe is a small, active bird that feeds primarily on seeds.

Common Linnet of Europe

The common linnet of Europe is a small, active bird that feeds primarily on seeds.

An illustration of the Louvre Museum in Paris, France from a bird's-eye view. The Louvre is one of the the world's largest museums and is the most visited museum in the world.

Bird's Eye View of the Louvre

An illustration of the Louvre Museum in Paris, France from a bird's-eye view. The Louvre is one of the…

An illustration of one of the galleries in the Louvre in Paris, France. The Louvre is one of the world's largest museums and is most visited museum in the world.

Gallery in the Louvre

An illustration of one of the galleries in the Louvre in Paris, France. The Louvre is one of the world's…