Plague of Athens by Michiel Sweerts, c. 1652–1654

Study Guides: Epidemics Throughout The Ages

In an increasingly interconnected and peaceful world, disease remains one of the greatest fears of the modern age, especially the outbreak of a ‘superbug’.

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Podcast: The Jews of Crete

Podcast: The Jews of Crete

Ian Cross speaks to Katerina Anagnostaki of the Etz Hayyim Synogogue in Chania about the tragic fate of the Jews of Crete.

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Raising the flag on Iwo Jima. Photograph by Joe Rosenthal

Study Guide: WWII in the Pacific

Japanese imperialism was seen as brazen disregard of the League of Nations, a precursor to the UN, increasing tensions between Japan and the West.

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March St Patrick's Day New York, Salon NYC, Flickr Creative Commons

WOW: What’s On Where In March

In March there’s a whole heap of discoveries to be made around the world, from sheep shearing competitions in New Zealand to Saint Patrick's Day...

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WW2 Memorial Europe

Study Guide: WWII in Europe

The First World War had left much of Europe in ruins. While the Treaty of Versailles aimed to repair Europe, Germany in particular felt aggrieved.

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Battle of Crete

New Series: Ultimate Blitzkrieg – The WW2...

This 3x I hr documentary tells the story of the famous WW2 battle and the four year German occupation of the Greek island of Crete that followed.

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Getty Villa Outer Peristyle, Malibu, Los Angeles

The Getty Villa

Offering a slice of antiquity to both its neighborhood of Malibu and tourists alike, the museum offers a variety of events such as Roman theatre productions,...

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La Boca Buenos Aires

La Boca: The Humble History of the Beautiful...

Poor immigrant port dwellers saw the need for colour in their neighbourhood, and so put the left over paint used to maintain the port’s barges to good use by...

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Northern Italy - February

WOW: What’s On Where In February

It doesn't matter what corner of the world you find yourself in, February is an exciting and fun-fueled month! Among other things, much of the Christian...

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