Het oordeel van Cambyses.

The judgement of Cambyses.

Gerard David

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According to an old Persian story sisamnes was a corrupt judge who was skinned alive on the orders of King Cambyses. The judicial throne from which Otanes Sisamnes' son and successor was henceforth to dispense justice is covered by skin.

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The great appeal of Bruges’ museum collections is their incredible diversity. From the Flemish Primitives to contemporary art, from the fine arts to archaeological finds, not to mention silverware, tapestries, furniture, and poetry. More about Musea Brugge

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