Tag: History

Rediscovered Early Portrait Of Mehmed The Conquerer Stars In Bonhams Islamic & Indian Art Sale

London – A rediscovered portrait medallion of Sultan Mehmed II (1432-1481), predating his epic conquest of Constantinople, will star in Bonhams Islamic and Indian Art Sale on Tuesday 21 May at Bonhams…

‘Turning Point: The Bomb and the Cold War’ – A 9-episode docuseries on Netflix about the Cold War and the current military conflict

Turning Point: The Bomb and the Cold War is a docuseries directed by Brian Knappenberger. In this instance, we must discuss History and politics, as Netflix has released a nine-episode…

Alexander: The Making of a God (2024): A Netflix Docuseries on Alexander the Great

Alexander: The Making of a God is a documentary series directed by Hugh Ballantyne and Stuart Elliott. The powerful Darius, determined to save the greatest empire on Earth, Persia, is…

Simon & Schuster to Publish An Unfinished Love Story: A Personal History Of The 1960s by Pulitzer Prize Winner and Bestselling Author Doris Kearns Goodwin In April 2024

NEW YORK, September 20—Simon & Schuster announced today that it will publish An Unfinished Love Story: A Personal History of the 1960s by one of America’s most beloved and respected historians, Doris…

‘Firebrand’. Jude Law and Alicia Vikander together

Firebrand, directed by Karim Aïnouz and starring Jude Law and Alicia Vikander, is the return to the screen of Henry VIII and his last wife Catherine Park. In blood-soaked Tudor…

‘The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die’ (2023). Netflix Movie: epic, yes, without being spectacular

The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die is a movie directed by Edward Bazalgettestarring Alexander Dreymon, Mark Rowley and Arnas Fedaravicius. It is based on the novel by Bernard Cornwell.…

Manhattan Project

The Manhattan Project was a military-led research and development project that aimed to harness nuclear energy for use in warfare during the Second World War. This project was driven by…

Explore Historic Menus and Food Culture at The Grolier Club NYC

NEW YORK CITY (February 2, 2023) – This spring, the Grolier Club in New York City presents a special exhibition exploring the history and culture of dining out through a…

Lost Portrait of Sitting Bull, Painted From Life, to Be Auctioned March 18 in Florida

CLEARWATER, Fla., Jan. 12, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 18, 2023, Blackwell Auctions will offer a painting of one of the most historically important figures of the 19th century, Lakota chief Sitting Bull…