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Ruth 4:1 The City Gate

Boaz went to the town gate and took a seat there. Just then the family redeemer he had mentioned came by, so Boaz called out to him, “Come over here and sit down, friend.

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One of the best sights in Dordrecht is the Groothoofdspoort.

Constructed around 1325 in gothic style, Groothoofdspoort (Big Head Gate when translated) is the former city gate located on northernmost point of this old town. 69 more words


Cartoon gate

I got fed up with the gate looking like the backdrop for a cheap Gothic novel and decided to brighten things up a bit. It went surprisingly quickly, just thirty minutes to make it look a bit more like weathered limestone, then 10 minutes to tone it down, and another 45 to get it back to how it was in the first place. 226 more words

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Phillip Medhurst presents Dalziels Bible Gallery wood-engraving 55/69 Samson Carrying the Gates

From a design by Frederic, Lord Leighton (British 1830-1896) in “Dalziel’s Bible Gallery” – 69 wood-engraved illustrations of subjects from the Old Testament after various artists. 22 more words


North City Gate

Zhengding ancient city was once surrounded by two layers of walls – the inner and outer walls. While these have mostly been destroyed (most significantly during the Japanese occupation) some traces of the original structures do remain. 144 more words



The challenge for Thursday’s Special this week was to look at the same scene in landscape and portrait orientation.

This is a pedestrian path leading to the city gate of Qufu, Shandong Province, China. 127 more words

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