December 10, 2017
10 December: An Important Date in Eleventh-Century Byzantium.
June 16, 2017
Favorite Artwork Fact File: Sebastiano del Piombo
May 21, 2017
Castor and Pollux, whose astrological counterpart, Gemini, begins each year on 21 May, are important figures in Estruscan and Roman mythology and appear often in Italian art over the centuries.
April 16, 2017
Though he had reigned only three months, Roman Emperor Marcus Salvius Otho had showed in this short time more wisdom and grace than anyone had expected when he committed suicide on 16 April 69 following defeat at the Battle of Bedriacum.
December 25, 2016
A typical tough-as-nails Berliner was asked by a reporter why and how the city had returned to its normal semi-functional status this week, so soon after the 19 December terrorist attack on the Breitscheidplatz Christmas Market leaving 12 dead and nearly 50 injured.