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The History of the Nabataean Kingdom

Exploring the history of the Nabataean Kingdom and their mastery of water and trade.

The Colossal Art and Architecture of Egypt’s Boldest Pharaoh

The Colossal Art and Architecture of Egypt’s Boldest Pharaoh

Ramesses the Great built extraordinary temples throughout Egypt (notably Abu Simbel & the Ramesseum), adorning them with colossal statues of himself.

Susannah Fullerton - Sicily

The Divine Museum of Architecture: Two French Authors in Sicily

Follow in the footsteps of two French writers and see Sicily as it was in the 19th century, through the eyes of these great authors.

Dr Adrian Jones - Romania

Beautiful and Beguiling Romania

If you like Europe, you’ll love Romania. Turn a corner there, and you’ll encounter different cultures, histories, faiths, societies, and languages.

David Henderson - Palladio, Veronese and the Villa Barbaro

Palladio, Veronese and the Villa Barbaro at Mase

Villa Barbaro is a harmony of colour, arcane symbolism and dialogue between architecture and landscape seamlessly integrated in this total work of art.

Palaces, Temples and Castles in Premodern Japan, Dr Mark Erdmann

Palaces, Temples and Castles in Premodern Japan

Japanese architecture is known around the world for its simple, clean designs. Its premodern buildings entranced and inspired twentieth-century modernist architects.

Princes, Pirates, and Pilgrims along Turkey’s Turquoise Coast

Princes, Pirates, and Pilgrims along Turkey’s Turquoise Coast

Dr Christopher Tuttle describes the long history of the Turquoise Coast, the rise and fall of its principalities, pirate armadas, and influential peregrinations driven by religious fervor.

The Wealthy World of Bronze Age Cyprus with Christopher Gribbin

The Wealthy World of Bronze Age Cyprus

The Late Bronze Age was a period of prosperity and transformation for the island of Cyprus. Explore the culture that developed during this period.

'The Shed' - New York

The Shed – New York’s newest cultural institution – concept is simple