Posts tagged mythology
A Changing Lot: The British Museum, The Met, and Memories of Personal Violence

It was an act of atrocious violence, common in the world because that is the world we have made for ourselves. One year later, King Phillipe would say, "let us dare to be tender" but in the immediate aftermath, before the shock had turned to anger and anger turned to a potent political tool for Europe's ascendant nationalist branch, there was no need to dare be tender, every body just was.

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