Undiscovered Merlin tale fragments found in Bristol archives

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Bristol Handwritten 13th-century parchment pieces spotted in unrelated work at library People visit the ruins of Tintagel Castle in Cornwall, the legendary birthplace of King Arthur. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images An intriguing, previously unknown 13th-century version of a tale featuring Merlin and King Arthur Läs mer…

Demolition of Bristol eyesore makes way for university campus

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Bristol Temple Quarter’s rich past includes housing squatters, Royal Mail and a cattle market The demolition of the former Bristol Royal Mail sorting office should take four months. Photograph: Ben Birchall/PA Demolition work is under way at Bristol’s most famous eyesore, bringing an end Läs mer…

Let's not lose our marbles over the British Museum boss's remarks | Jonathan Jones

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Parthenon marbles Let’s not lose our marbles over the British Museum boss’s remarks Jonathan Jones Hartwig Fischer said that removing the Parthenon marbles from Greece was a ‘creative act’ – but there is a logic to this provocative view that shouldn’t be dismissed out Läs mer…

British Museum chief: taking the Parthenon marbles was 'creative'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Parthenon marbles Museum director sparks anger by saying removing sculptures from Greece was ‘a creative act’ Some of the Parthenon marbles in the British Museum. Photograph: Matthew Fearn/PA The director of the British Museum has provoked anger by suggesting the removal of the Parthenon Läs mer…