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.
Volume 68 Issue 6 June 2018
How Napoleon bestrode Europe, playing a deadly serious ‘game of thrones’.
Why is the siege such a popular and controversial imperial episode?
An exploration of early modern memory complicates the idea that the period relied on traditions and repetition to understand the past.
In their quest to collect all the knowledge of the known world, Roman authors also recorded the strange and the fabulous.
Works by artists including Dalí, Duchamp and Picasso went on display at the Burlington Gallery on 11 June 1936.
A children’s opera brought a brief respite from the terrors of the Holocaust.
In contrast to today’s youth-obsessed media, in Ancient Egypt, eye bags and wrinkles were seen as signs of a long life, well lived.
Literature and the visual arts have long sought to depict the nature of conflict. But what about music?
When does a boy become a man? Medieval millennials were just as hard to define as those of today.