Wise Men!

Friday, February 18th, 2022

In this latest episode, the Unexpected duo, Professor James Daybell and Dr Sam Willis get all festive ONE MORE TIME and inspired by the Christmas Story offer another Christmas special on the unexpected history of WISE MEN! Which is all about Christina Rossetti’s ‘A Christmas Carol’, T.S. Eliot’s ‘The Journey of the Magi’, as well as gestures of deference, Kowtowing in China and nineteenth- and twentieth-century world diplomacy! It’s also all about John Dee’s mirror, and the stunning 8th-century Franks Casket at the British Museum, and the history of costume! Who knew!

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