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Getting It Right 1582 / Rome
Nicolaus Copernicus Submits a Modest Proposal 1543 / Nuremburg
In the Ring 2013: The Spanish parliament has passed a bill that would grant the traditional sport of bullfighting protection as a piece...
The World in Time: Dark to Light Historian Paul Collins talks with Lewis Lapham about his book, The Birth of the West: Rome, Germany, France and the Creation of Europe in the Tenth Century.
Stepping Aside 2013: When Pope Benedict XVI announced he intended to resign, he claimed his “strengths due to an advanced age are...
Peace! I’m Out 2013: Catholics around the world were shocked by the sudden announcement that Pope Benedict XVI (born Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger in...
Dead, Again 2013: When Sergei Magnitsky died in a Russian detention center in November 2009, it was, by all accounts, the final...
The Vision Thing c. 1095 / Europe
Trial by Fire by Anthony Grafton
Hemmed In 2012: A recent rise in hemlines of skirts worn by North Korean women has led some to wonder if loosening...
Lost and Found 2012: The German babywiege, or “baby box,” is making a comeback in Western Europe. A hatch attached to hospitals and...
In Good Company 2012: At a recent gala fundraiser hosted by Prince Albert of Monaco, former President Bill Clinton, currently on a fundraising-related...
Axis of Evil 1484 / Rome
Sei Shōnagon & Roman Catholic Church Casting Out the Spirits
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