To the English historian Robert Wood, the story of Palmyra, the caravan city in the Syrian Desert, and its empty ruins offered an ominous warning to 18th-century Britain.
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"Once upon a time..'.' there really was a Sindbad the Sailor, thinks Timothy Severin, who has already proved that medieval Irish monks could have sailed a leather boat from England to Newfoundland.
The Sindbad Stories
Gold, as a metal, doesn't tarnish and doesn't rust: one of the reasons coins of gold have a special luster and a special lure for both investors and numismatists around the world.
The Coins that Weren’t
An Immodest Proposal
Using ancient methods and archaic tools, the Bedouin women of the desert struggle to maintain the traditions of a noble craft and to preserve a part of the heritage of the desert.