The Birth of Venus, by Sandro Botticelli, c. 1485. Uffizi Gallery, Florence. 

Celebrity

Volume IV, Number 1 | winter 2011

Men are generally more pleased with a widespread than with a great reputation.

- Pliny the Younger, c. 110

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#05 Ian Mortimer

Lewis Lapham talks with Ian Mortimer about the past millennium of human innovation. More