Prayers, Power, Coronation

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1649, Charles Ibodies temporal & eternal

Eikon Basilike –The Pourtrature of His Sacred Majestie in His Solitudes and Sufferings-Frontispiece.

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ivanivan 21530-1584, Ivan IV (The Terrible): stills from Sergei Eisenstein’s 1944 film.

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pinochet1973, Chile: Augusto José Ramón Pinochet Ugarte

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sani abacha

1998, General Sani Abacha and his Family:  Being blessed by  late Pope John Paul II when he  was in Nigeria. Kneeling before the Pope is Rakiya, General Abacha’s daughter. Looking on are the two sons–the eldest, Abdullahi ‘Moglee’ and the youngest one, Mustapha.

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imam 1iaim 3

Imam Khomeini : In Solitude, In  Public–transfering piety

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than shwe burma

 

March, 2009: General Than Shwe  offers prayers during the consecration ceremony of the Uppatasanti Pagoda in Myanmar’s administrative capital of Naypyidaw.

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zia

 

1984-85: General Zia-ul Haq–President after the Referendum–the clerical world meets the political.

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modi

 

New Delhi, May 20, 2014

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