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This Day in History May 11th

Interesting events through history – This Day in History May 11th 330 – Constantinople (Byzantium) becomes the capital of the Roman Empire. 1189 – Roma Emperor Frederick Barbarossa and 100,000 crusaders depart Regensburg for the Third Crusade. 1751 – Pennsylvania Hospital founded by Dr. Thomas Bond and Benjamin Franklin. 1924 – Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft and Benz&Co begin […]

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Book Review: Munich by Robert Harris

HITLER IS determined to start a war. Chamberlain is desperate to preserve the peace.  The issue is to be decided in a city that will forever afterwards be notorious for what takes place there: Munich. As Chamberlain’s plane judders over the Channel and the Fuhrer’s train steams relentlessly south from Berlin, two young men travel […]

Art historian on the Marina Alta
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Art historian on the Marina Alta

THE next presentation of The Arts Society-Marina Alta will take place at the Parador de Javea hotel next Thursday October 5. ‘Paintbrushes at Dawn’, by Barry Venning. Art Historian, OU Lecturer. The history of art is peppered with first rate bust ups: between the great early Renaissance artists Brunelleschi and Ghiberti, between Constable and Turner, […]