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The Grave Of Richard III
After Richard III—England’s most vilified monarch—was killed in the Battle of Bosworth in 1485, he was hastily buried in Leicester’s Greyfriars church. When the church was demolished 50 years later by Henry VIII, the grave of the last Plantagenet kin
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Dispatches From The Aia
archaeological.org Since it was established in 1879, the AIA has championed archaeology and archaeologists and shared the wonder of discovery and of the past with people all over the world. In this, the year’s first “Dispatches from the AIA,” we woul
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Behind The Lines Of The Great Arab Revolt
IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, the hajj—the annual pilgrimage to Mecca that all able Muslims are to undertake at least once in their lives—was an act of both great faith and great hardship: a 40-day march through the desert region known as al-Hijaz, or t