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The Battle of the Teutoburg Forest
Upon the firs of Teutoburg    the fog enfurls the songbird’s dirge, the small beaks thrill with whist’ling note    through dew-soaked trees and autumn’s throat. The moaning wind sighs with the leaves,    and funeral pipes flute on the breeze, and round the hill there comes a groan,    while all about Kalkriese moans, wailing through remotest regions:    “Varus give me back my legions!” Immensum bellum rolls like thunder,    yon the Rhineland, shorn asunder by the red-robed Roman armies    and the brutal raiding parties and the tall, stark gibbet-crosses    tell the world the German losses. Black vengeanc
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The Storm Rain The melancholy sad, steady dripping rain quenches the dust's thirst. Lightning The pattering rain gently mists the trees in grey— bright light splits the sky. Thunder A dreadful booming— clouds, black with dark density —all burst asunder.
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The Battle of the Teutoburg Forest
Upon the firs of Teutoburg    the fog enfurls the songbird’s dirge, the small beaks thrill with whist’ling note    through dew-soaked trees and autumn’s throat. The moaning wind sighs with the leaves,    and funeral pipes flute on the breeze, and round the hill there comes a groan,    while all about Kalkriese moans, wailing through remotest regions:    “Varus give me back my legions!” Immensum bellum rolls like thunder,    yon the Rhineland, shorn asunder by the red-robed Roman armies    and the brutal raiding parties and the tall, stark gibbet-crosses    tell the world the German losses. Black vengeanc
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Artist // Hobbyist // Traditional Art
  • United States
  • Deviant for 12 years
  • She / Her
My Bio
I'm just an aspiring artist from the lovely Mitten State. I'm a Roman Catholic who loves the Faith and everything pertaining to it (especially its philosophy, theology and history!). Like everyone else, I have an insatiable thirst for the Three Great Transcendentals: the Good, the True, and the Beautiful. I make art because I simply enjoy doing it. Historical and theological themes and subjects are what fascinate me the most, and I think that the human figure in particular is one of inexhaustible beauty. The Incarnation of Our Lord, after all, changes everything. For that reason, I also love to depict Our Lord and Our Lady, because they are the summit of human perfection (being the New Adam and new Eve and all that. ;-)) and therefore are my favorite subjects to depict. :meow:

Favourite Visual Artist
William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Sandro Botticelli, Viktor Vasnetsov, Edmund Leighton, Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Edmund Dulac, Alphonse Mucha, Thomas Cole, Henryk Siemiradzki, Frank Dicksee, Jan van Eyck, and others...
Favourite Movies
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, The Lion in Winter, Becket, A Man for All Seasons, The Mummy, The Mummy Returns, The Prince of Egypt, and others...
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Enya, Jeremy Soule, Loreena McKennitt, Hans Zimmer, Kate Rusby, Azam Ali, Cappella Romana, Howard Shore, Josh Groban, Two Steps from Hell, and others...
Favourite Books
Lord of the Rings Trilogy, The Silmarillion, The Brothers Karamazov, Anna Karenina, With Fire and Sword, Theology and Sanity, Quo Vadis, Count Bohemond, Lady for Ransom, and so many others....
Favourite Writers
J.R.R. Tolkien, Henryk Sienkiewicz, Peter Kreeft, G.K. Chesterton, C.S. Lewis, Alfred Duggan, Dostoevsky, Shakespeare, Homer, St. Alphonsus Liguori, St. Francis de Sales, Fr. Jacques Philippe, and many others...
Favourite Games
Skyrim, Morrowind, Oblivion, Pharaoh/Cleopatra, Medieval II: Total War, Age of Empires II, Age of Mythology
Favourite Gaming Platform
PC
Tools of the Trade
Pencils, Paper, Computer, Scanner, Watercolor, Ink
Other Interests
God, the Catholic Church, Our Lady, the Eucharist, drawing, reading, writing, history, literature, languages, philosophy, theology, art, art history, etc.

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NikosBoukouvalasProfessional Digital Artist
I really miss that gentleman and his voice :/ www.youtube.com/watch?v=9468-Q…
TheophiliaHobbyist Traditional Artist
He seriously had one of the most majestic voices ever. Way better than Morgan Freeman's, in my opinion.
DylanCArtStudent General Artist
You are awesome.
TheophiliaHobbyist Traditional Artist
:iconilikeitplz:

Hey, Theophilia! Two things: (1) Not sure if you're aware but a website uses one of your icons without giving credit. It may not be a huge deal but I'll let you decide. Unless you wrote it -- then there really isn't anything to worry about!

http://soul-candy.info/2013/01/jan-28-st-thomas-aquinas-o-p-1225-1274-doctor-of-the-church-angelic-doctor-the-dumb-ox/

(2) I've always loved your art but, after reading some comments, I'm even more blown away that you know so much about the Faith. It's so refreshing to see passionate and informed Catholics. Godspeed!

Still love your work. How tired are you of the Knights Templar constantly being equated to the Freemasons because I'm sooooo tired of it. Yeah, sorry guys only continuous line is one in Portugal.
TheophiliaHobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so much!

Ugh, yeah, I really hate that the Freemasons have tried to co-opt the Knights Templar. :roll: It's pretty stupid, really.