Jupiter and Cupid. 1560-70. Niccolo Abbate. Italian 1512-1571. pen and brown ink heightened with white.
"Everything you see exists together in a delicate balance. As king, you need to understand that balance and respect all the creatures, from the crawling ant to the leaping antelope."
"But, Dad, don’t we eat the antelope?"
“Yes, Simba, but let me explain. When we die, our bodies become the grass, and the antelope eat the grass. And so we are all connnected in the great circle of life.”
Alexander the Great.
Hand detail. The Getty, Los Angeles, CA.
Team Germany | Germany defeats a wounded and captain-less Brazil team 7-1 in the World Cup semi-final, advancing to the Final in Brazilia. Miroslav Klose surpasses Ronaldo’s previous record of most world cup finals goals with 16 goals from four tournaments. (July 8, 2014)
Miroslav Klose — the record scorer in World Cup history