'Pietà', St Peters, Rome. 1499–1500. (s) Michelangelo Buonarroti - what a contrast to the Bacchus, the god with the all too human defects! The Rome Pieta is an emotionally charged incarnation of a mother cradling her lifeless son. It is an almost universally loved portrayal of the Virgin and Christ.
King Henry VIII of England portrayed by Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers --- The Tudors -- an Irish-Canadian historical fiction television series set primarily in sixteenth-century England, created by Michael Hirst.