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Civilizations

Maria Sibylla's Encounter with the Natural World

Maria Sibylla's illustrations brought to light the true life cycle of insects.

Maria Sibylla's Encounter with the Natural World

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Civilizations

Episode 4 Preview | Encounters

See how art became the great interface when distant cultures met for the first time.

Episode 4 Preview | Encounters

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Civilizations

Paving the Way for Maruyama Okyo's Masterpiece

"Cracked Ice" combines everything Okyo knew from both Eastern and Western traditions.

Paving the Way for Maruyama Okyo's Masterpiece

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Civilizations

Montezuma and Cortes

The riches intended to buy off the Spanish only intensified their lust for gold.

Montezuma and Cortes