New York Times

New Exhibit on Byzantium at the Met

"Byzantium: Faith and Power (1261-1557)" will be on display at the Tisch Galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Art through July 4, 2004.

Mummies Unearthed in Siberian Graveyard

New York Times: Russian scientists were surprised by five 1,000-year-old mummies, clad in reindeer skins and copper masks, discovered recently in a Siberian graveyard.

Author Explores the Role of Masculinity in War

New York Times: A new book looks at the history of masculinity as defined by war from the Middle Ages to the present.