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One among many: the Chevalier d’Eon, by Thomas Stewart,  18th century.  © Bridgeman Images;

By Christine Burns

The king’s property: a slave  market, by Yahya ibn Al-Wasiti  from Al Maqamat, ‘The Meetings’,  by Al-Hariri, 13th-century Iraq. Ms Ar 5847 f.105  © Bibliothèque Nationale/Bridgeman Images.

By Johan MacKechnie

By Rhys Griffiths

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Portrait of  RenéLaënnec, inventor of the stethoscope. © PVDE/Bridgeman Images

By Melissa Dickson

The Temple of Athena at Delphi. © akg-images

By Libby Ruffle

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