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Troy story 2

Sunday, December 15, 2019

We recently blogged about the Greek manuscripts that tell the tale of the Trojan War, an ancient conflict between the Greeks and the Trojans which ended in the destruction of the great city of Troy. We learned how this relatively...

Do you want to see my butterfly collection?

Friday, December 13, 2019

Posted on behalf of Sara Lucas Agutoli, artist, associate professor at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Bologna, BL Labs Artist in residence and runner up in the BL Labs Artistic Award 2019. Artist: Sara Lucas Agutoli (Copyright: Ilenia Arosio)...

De Bezige Bij – 75 years and still buzzing

Friday, December 13, 2019

One of the most successful literary publishers in the Netherlands of the 20th and 21st centuries is De Bezige Bij (‘The Busy Bee’). Currently, it has almost 600 authors on its list, among them many big international names, together good...

Emma Ewart Larkins' last letter from Cawnpore

Thursday, December 12, 2019

On 9 June 1857, Emma Ewart Larkins, the wife of an artillery officer in Cawnpore, composed a letter to family and friends in England. Along with about a thousand others, she, her husband George, their three youngest children, and Munna,...

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