Scotland’s latest Viking discovery, a hoard of gold and silver objects worth over a million pounds, throws light on Viking influence across Europe more than a thousand years ago.
Archives for November 2014
Romantic poets and siblings Mary and Charles Lamb led eventful lives, especially when Mary murdered her mother during a bout of insanity.
De Chardin produced a theory of evolution based on the growth of mind through expanding consciousness towards an ever-receding omega point.
Literary critics remain divided over the question of whether William Wordsworth’s cruelty was responsible for Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s decline into mental illness and opium addiction.
At the beginning of the twentieth century intrepid scholars discovered the wonders of the Silk Road against the background of The Great Game, as rival empires vied for influence in Central Asia.