Byzantine art

The art that developped in the Eastern Roman Empire, also known quite incorrectly as Byzantine Empire, took on artistic forms far different from those that would later arise in the West. If not... Read More | Share

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Constantinople’s Hippodrome

A video on one of Constantinople’s grandest secular public building, the hippodrome. ... Read More | Share

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Karl Marx today

Is the study of Karl Marx still relevant today? After all, all the communists regimes have fallen and failed, except for a few that persist amidst difficulties, and reading Marx today therefore... Read More | Share

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Roman figurine found in Jerusalem

An 1,800-year-old figurine believed to have originated from the eastern stretches of the Roman Empire has been discovered by archaeologists outside the walls of the old city, the Israeli... Read More | Share

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The Passion According to Matthew

It is almost by chance that I came across this composition for orchestra and choir of which I had quite astonishingly never heard before. It is a work that is worth listening to, and which, in my... Read More | Share

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The mosque of Notre-Dame

Notre-Dame in Paris has been the background of Victor Hugo’s famous novel Le Bossu de Notre-Dame. Throughout the Middle Ages, the cathedral served as the artistic and architectural model for... Read More | Share

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The second trial of Socrates

In the Apology, Socrates presents, in defense against his indictors, the reasons why he was considered by the Delphian Apollo to be the wisest man. While it may be logical to think that he was... Read More | Share

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