The Black Prince of Florence

BOOK REVIEW: Official court records from the 1500s show that Renaissance Florence was ruled by the ‘half negro’ duke Alessandro de Medici. Check out my review of Renaissance historian Caroline Fletcher’s book The Black Prince of Florence.

Popular on Twitter Network – My article on how 2 museums represent East End women

MUSEUM ARTICLE: There’s currently a duel between two East End museums. The Jack the Ripper museum in Whitechapel celebrates an infamous mass murderer. While the ‘East End Women: The Real Story’ pop-up museum in Stepney educates us about great British social/political movements from the East End such as the Suffragettes (Canning Town, Poplar, Bow, Stepney) & The Matchgirls (Bow) who pushed for the workers rights you enjoy today. Click link for my article

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My Review of Alexander The Great Antiquities in British Museum

ARTICLES: A review I did covering Alexander The Great’s cultural legacy. Points out that Greece was a corridor between East & West when he sought to conquer Middle East, Asia & North Africa. Mainly about Alexandrian antiquities in British Museum. Click link

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