In 1879, Auguste Rodin entered a competition to design a war memorial honoring the Parisians who defended the city while it
(Above: Rue de Rivoli, Paris; 1871) What makes a war memorial appropriate or inappropriate? Whom or what should be remembered?
In 563 BCE, in foothills of the Himalayas, a holy man prophesied that the king’s newborn son, Prince Siddhartha Gautama,
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Hinduism, the world’s oldest living religion, originated in India about 4000 years ago and encompasses a vast array of practices