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Hannibal and Me: A Review

Hannibal and Me: A Review

  Hellenistic Marble Bust of Hannibal, likely from Capua, Italy (Photo in public domain ) By Patrick Hunt The subtitle of Andreas Kluth’s insightful book...

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Schall’s Historic Photos of Paris and Remembering Paris

Schall’s Historic Photos of Paris and Remembering Paris

By Staff Rebecca Schall's Remembering Paris, 2010 Rebecca Schall has published several fascinating photographic histories of Paris with stunning black and white...

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Turing’s Cathedral

Turing’s Cathedral

  Pantheon, 2012 By Staff George Dyson is a rare bird, descended from a long line of creative genius, rendering him more than merely sympathetic to genius as...

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King Solomon the Chakam or the Wizard?

King Solomon the Chakam or the Wizard?

SOLOMON TURNING TO IDOLATRY, Pierre Reymond, c. 1553-84, enamel on copper, 30 x 24 cm, acc. num. 44-197, Walters Art Museum, Baltimore (by permission) by Patrick...

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The Muse of History

The Muse of History

By Staff What intellectual “postcard” should we choose to send ourselves from any great repository of history? Several of our Electrum Magazine staff-members...

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Following The Art Thief

Following The Art Thief

by Melissa Guertin Edvard Munch may not now be screaming over his work’s repeated purloinings (1995, 2004) from several museums, since they’ve been returned,...

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