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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Coronavirus Surgical Mask

World’s Deadliest Plagues

In an age of advanced medical technology and innovation it is hard to imagine a time where the flu could be deadly...

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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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Hokulea is a performance-accurate full-scale replica of a waʻa kaulua, a Polynesian double-hulled voyaging canoe.

Ancient Mariners of the Pacific

Traditional Polynesian navigation was used for thousands of years to make long voyages across thousands of miles of the vast, unexplored Pacific Ocean.

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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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