From their origins in the 13th century until the suppression of the Sufis by Atatürk, the whirling dervishes symbolized their beliefs through their ecstatic dances.
Volume 26 Issue 5 May 1976
Geoffrey Treasure describes how the imperial policies of Charles V and Philip II declined in the seventeenth century and Spain entered an extended period of depression.
From February until December 1916, Verdun was the scene of the longest and heaviest series of battles.
Pergamon became independent in the third century B.C.; Philip E. Burnham describes how its last king bequeathed his territory to Rome, and whence the Roman occupation of Asia began.
W. Bruce Lincoln analyses the artwork that helped bridge the gap seperating revolutionary intellectuals in Russia, from the nation at large.
Aram Bakshian, Jnr discusses how two contrasting monarchs both devoted their reigns to soldiering and the oversight of government.