In the U.S., where mechanization made the horse obsolete 50 years ago, a horse the Greeks called Pegasus is coming back to life.
For years news stories from the Middle East have begun, "The authoritative Al-Ahram said yesterday that..."
Forgery, like coinage, began in the Mediterranean, and today's forgers are heirs to a tradition nearly 2,000 years old.
In London, more than a million people have lined up for hours to see the priceless—and perhaps accursed—treasures of Egypt's famous pharaoh.
The seafarers and merchants of Dubai and Sharjah have devised ingenious "wind towers" to funnel shifting breezes into the interiors of their homes.
Like politicians everywhere, Lebanese candidates for last spring's elections believed that it pays to advertise.