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Arte Literatura Tiles

El triunfo del amor sobre la guerra

En la Quinta de Oeiras, dos paneles de azulejos representan victorias del amor sobre la guerra: Marte desarmado por Venus y Andrómeda libertada por Perseu.

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Art Tiles

From a bolster ashlar to a diamond pattern tile

The decorative pattern tiles also reveal the classical architectural culture used to produce them.

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Artes Tiles

O triunfo do amor sobre a guerra

Na Quinta de Oeiras, dois painéis de azulejos figuram vitórias do amor sobre a guerra: Marte desarmado por Vénus e Andrómeda libertada por Perseu.

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Art Tiles

Love Triumphs over War

At the Quinta de Oeiras, on the stairs that flank the fountain’s niche, two tile panels depict the victories of love over war: Mars disarmed by Venus and Andromeda freed by Perseus.

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Science Tiles

The Public Order of Time

The clocks of the modern period, despite entirely mechanical, have not forgotten their former dependence on the star at the centre of the Solar System.