Volume 68 Issue 6 June 2018

The Long History of Memory

An exploration of early modern memory complicates the idea that the period relied on traditions and repetition to understand the past. 

The Beauty of Physical Ageing

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.

The Art of War

Literature and the visual arts have long sought to depict the nature of conflict. But what about music?

Medieval Millennials

When does a boy become a man? Medieval millennials were just as hard to define as those of today.