• early medieval english

    A parade of styles in the sections of England under the purview of the church in Rome, ranging from about the 6th century to about the late 11th.

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  • leaves of dioscorides

    Dioscorides’ De Materia Medica was a medical reference of note for more than 1,500. Its manuscripts were not only a wealth of pharmacological knowledge, but also clues to the cultures who made them. Follow the story.

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  • persian art

    Growing out of one of the oldest cultures in the world, it’s logical that “Persian art” covers a long succession of styles and forms. This is an introduction to only a few.

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