Monuments in Constantinople by Greeks, Romans, and Turks.

Constantinople

Monuments in Constantinople by Greeks, Romans, and Turks.

A 68-foot stone pillar located at Al-Matariyyah part of Heliopolis. It is considered to be the earlier obelisk built that is still in its original position.

Obelisk of Heliopolis

A 68-foot stone pillar located at Al-Matariyyah part of Heliopolis. It is considered to be the earlier…

A square monument with a pyramidal top, and generally diminishing in size toward the upper end.

Obelisk

A square monument with a pyramidal top, and generally diminishing in size toward the upper end.

An obelisk is a tall, thin, four-sided, monument with a pyramid top. This particular one is inscribed with hieroglypics and translates out to a story about a story about King Thutmes III.

Obelisk

An obelisk is a tall, thin, four-sided, monument with a pyramid top. This particular one is inscribed…

Shifts in the two obelisks in the convent of St. Bruno, Calabrian earthquake of 1783.

Obelisk Shifts

Shifts in the two obelisks in the convent of St. Bruno, Calabrian earthquake of 1783.

View of public square and obelisk in St. Augustine.

St. Augustine

View of public square and obelisk in St. Augustine.

View of the Piazza del Popolo looking west from the Pincian Hill. On the left are the twin churches of Santa Maria dei Miracoli and Santa Maria in Montesanto. In the center of the plaza is an Egyptian obelisk of Sety I from Heliopolis. The twin churches were completed in 1681 and the engraving was published in 1872 and so must represent a time between those two dates.

The Piazza del Popolo in Rome

View of the Piazza del Popolo looking west from the Pincian Hill. On the left are the twin churches…

Warren's Monument was created in memory of Mason and fallen Bunker Hill hero Dr. Joseph Warren in 1794 by King Solomon's Lodge of Masons and was initially an 18 foot (5.5 m) wooden pillar topped with a gilt urn.

Warren's Monument

Warren's Monument was created in memory of Mason and fallen Bunker Hill hero Dr. Joseph Warren in 1794…