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Untitled by BillyAustria Untitled :iconbillyaustria:BillyAustria 6 2 Radar Muse by BillyAustria Radar Muse :iconbillyaustria:BillyAustria 10 0 Bedu by BillyAustria Bedu :iconbillyaustria:BillyAustria 12 4 Dancer by BillyAustria Dancer :iconbillyaustria:BillyAustria 3 2 Offering by BillyAustria Offering :iconbillyaustria:BillyAustria 10 4 Time Travelling by BillyAustria Time Travelling :iconbillyaustria:BillyAustria 10 9 Man in Fever Dream by BillyAustria Man in Fever Dream :iconbillyaustria:BillyAustria 2 5 Protospatharios by BillyAustria Protospatharios :iconbillyaustria:BillyAustria 10 5 Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner by BillyAustria Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner :iconbillyaustria:BillyAustria 3 4 Part-Time Gecko and TuerK Koepek LIVE by BillyAustria Part-Time Gecko and TuerK Koepek LIVE :iconbillyaustria:BillyAustria 7 6 Tree of many things, probably also wisdom by BillyAustria Tree of many things, probably also wisdom :iconbillyaustria:BillyAustria 7 0 Portrait of a friend by BillyAustria Portrait of a friend :iconbillyaustria:BillyAustria 9 6 Matty Groves' End by BillyAustria Matty Groves' End :iconbillyaustria:BillyAustria 7 5 Untitled by BillyAustria Untitled :iconbillyaustria:BillyAustria 10 6 Female figures / Rheintoechter by BillyAustria Female figures / Rheintoechter :iconbillyaustria:BillyAustria 3 0 Sitting Sphinx by BillyAustria Sitting Sphinx :iconbillyaustria:BillyAustria 12 2

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HPBD Moeb! by lao-wa HPBD Moeb! :iconlao-wa:lao-wa 193 26 St Patrick by EntwinedPride St Patrick :iconentwinedpride:EntwinedPride 17 3 Georgian cavalryman of the late 13-14 centuries* by MegruliGuy Georgian cavalryman of the late 13-14 centuries* :iconmegruliguy:MegruliGuy 7 3 Comicdom Project WIP 2 (Let's play a game) by NikosBoukouvalas Comicdom Project WIP 2 (Let's play a game) :iconnikosboukouvalas:NikosBoukouvalas 25 30 - Persephone - by ooneithoo - Persephone - :iconooneithoo:ooneithoo 203 13 P i t i g l i a n o 5 by CitizenFresh P i t i g l i a n o 5 :iconcitizenfresh:CitizenFresh 237 9 Cathedral of Kars by CitizenFresh Cathedral of Kars :iconcitizenfresh:CitizenFresh 170 7 St. Gregory Church 2 by CitizenFresh St. Gregory Church 2 :iconcitizenfresh:CitizenFresh 82 5
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Women in Byzantium
Just discovered thanks to google that today is the "international women's day". I thought it'd be a good opportunity to upload a small text I originally wrote for a deviation that never got finished. Hope it sparks some interest :)

Byzantium
, like any society, greatly overestimated virility -ironic for a people always accused of being effeminate by the westerners-. Not as ironic as Anna Komnene struggling to find proper words to describe the utter horror that is the castration of the ambassadors of Henry IV by pope Gregory VII (that never happened by the by), considering how eunuchs were omnipresent at her court. But it is to be noted that during the military obsessed age that was the komnenian era, eunuchs lost a lot of their influence around the warlike emperors.
Still, depriving one’s masculinity was considered the greatest offense that could be inflicted (the body of the Caesar Bardas was allegedly posthumously castrated by his murderers).
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Le clocher de Romainmtier sous la Neige by LePtitSuisse1912 Le clocher de Romainmtier sous la Neige :iconleptitsuisse1912:LePtitSuisse1912 109 9 The Rain hall by TheMichaelMacRae
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The Rain hall :iconthemichaelmacrae:TheMichaelMacRae 874 19
Abkhazian aznaur of the 17th century  by MegruliGuy Abkhazian aznaur of the 17th century :iconmegruliguy:MegruliGuy 5 0 Scyhtian chieftain by JFoliveras Scyhtian chieftain :iconjfoliveras:JFoliveras 601 37 At The Ford by MedievalJunkie At The Ford :iconmedievaljunkie:MedievalJunkie 5 0 For the night is dark and full of horrors by MedievalJunkie For the night is dark and full of horrors :iconmedievaljunkie:MedievalJunkie 10 8 06-TAROT-The Lovers by casimir0304
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06-TAROT-The Lovers :iconcasimir0304:casimir0304 348 16

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:icond3-arts:
D3-Arts Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2019  Professional Traditional Artist
Hey dude, thanks for the faves   =D
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:iconbillyaustria:
BillyAustria Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2019  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hey, you're welcome! I find your art quite intriguing :)
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D3-Arts Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2019  Professional Traditional Artist
Nice! Thanks! What about it intrigues you? 
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BillyAustria Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2019  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Some of your art reminds me of comics I used to read and still enjoy, but other works show a more serious approach of yours. Both indicate talent :)
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LiLuLab Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for fav+!)
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BillyAustria Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Always welcome! Big fan of your stuff here :)
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azraelengel Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the favorite.
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:iconbillyaustria:
BillyAustria Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome! :)
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mr-macd Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2018

ThanXXX SOOO much for the "Watch"! I really appreciate it! 

Keep on Creating!

Cheers!

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BillyAustria Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're very welcome! I'm no less than amazed by your artworks, and I'm looking foward to seeing what you do in the future! :)
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