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Spinning the wheel, meeting the Fates.
The vanity of princes is an old story; so is the wish for kings and the gazing into the pool of Narcissus.
Nature is the only artist, the wonder of her collected works formed by their reflections in the mirrors of the human imagination.
The history of the United States is synonymous with the dream of riches, but the question as to whether money is mortal or immortal has never been resolved.
The commodification of sex and love has shaped our attitudes toward both over the past half century, but eros is more than just dollars and cents.
When it comes to the medieval cathedral and mosque, the modern skyscraper and the slum, world history is city history.