A symbol of rebirth and redemption, the phoenix itself has been born and reborn – from ancient Egypt to New York.
An important beast of burden cast from the sweat of the sun.
A tale of female revenge, power and solidarity.
Two Hindu gods discover an abandoned child while following the wind’s path.
A hero of Finnish folklore helps his nation find its identity.
A new cultural history of Sicily, the key to the Mediterranean.
A comprehensive study of the Alhambra cuts through centuries of myth to give us a sense of the vibrant spectacle that greeted its original residents and diplomatic visitors.
In 1787 Goethe wrote: ‘Sicily … will for me be an indestructible treasure for my whole life’. The British Museum’s new exhibition endeavours to make claim to those riches.
How Britain became a nation of budding gardeners.