Greed!

Tuesday, July 27th, 2021

In this latest episode, the Unexpected duo, Professor James Daybell and Dr Sam Willis uncover the utterly fascinating and genuinely unexpected history of GREED! Which is all about the seven deadly sins and Dante’s Divine Comedy, Francis Bacon’s Essay ‘Of Riches’, it’s about feasting and Christmas at the court of Henry VIII, and the history of eating competitions! It’s also all about Bernard Mandeville and bees, coffee drinking and Balzac. Who knew!

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