Saturday, 23 February 2019
The Making of Silk - by Judith Allnatt
Since the Yangshao period, 5,000 to 10,000 BC, silk has been prized for its feel, lustre and lightness and for its coolness in summer and...
Friday, 22 February 2019
How Fictional is your History? by Catherine Hokin
We're having something of a surge in historical fiction films at the moment. You can lose yourself in the politics of medieval or Tudor ...
Thursday, 21 February 2019
The Secret Garden: Ancient World Contraception by Elisabeth Storrs
Etruscan woman holding a pomegranate Childbirth is dangerous. The Western world often forgets this. The advances made in medicine ...
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