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01 July 2016 Living Knowledge
Previous Living Knowledge posts have described the progress we’ve made on our major programme to expand and reorient our site at St Pancras. As well as delivering new spaces for exhibitions, events and catering, the programme also aims to create...
01 July 2016 Asian and African studies
Siddhartha Gautama, the founder of Buddhism, was brought up to become a king, but he left his life of great comfort after encountering the ‘four signs’: an old man, a sick man, a corpse, and an ascetic. After six years...
01 July 2016 Medieval manuscripts
For more information about the Bedford Hours, please see our post for January 2016; for more on medieval calendars in general, our original calendar post is an excellent guide. Calendar page for July from the Bedford Hours, France (Paris), c....
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