Today’s featured articles
Medieval women’s bodies were a battleground: they were either irretrievably sinful, or they were Christ-like.
The histories of sixteen great cathedrals from Hagia Sophia to Santa Maria del Fiore.
The Ministry of Food was founded to help people survive rationing and to bolster morale, which became particularly important at Christmas.
In the December issue:
Amazons, Ulster’s ‘Lost Counties’, Saints and Miracles in the Middle Ages, the Crimean Khanate, Welsh Soldiers in the American Civil War, Christmas rationing, angels, Chaucer, Books of the Year, Venus de Milo.
Plus: reviews, opinion, crossword and much more.