Through the Past...Darkly
Bram Stoker's novel was a mixed blessing for Romania. It attracted tourists, but the legend made a villain of a national hero.
The first in a new series exploring the history of a country in pictures begins with Cambodia.
Had Picasso not applied brush to canvas would we even care about what really happened to a small Biscayan town 80 years ago?
The revolutionary hymn that would become known as 'La Marseillaise' was composed in one night on 25 April, 1792.
The future Lord Protector of England, was born on 25 April, 1599. Tales about him being stolen from his cradle by a pet monkey are probably fanciful.
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