I could only have become an applied anthropologist. I recognize the value of theory and use it, but an academic life is not for me. Professionally, I’m a pretty practical person (don’t ask my mom about my practicality in my personal life, though). 261 more words
Robert Horvat of the History of the Byzantine Empire blog has done it again with another fantastic article. This one is about a sacred place in Byzantine history, the Monastery of St. Catherine. Graced with stunning photos, this article paints a very vivid picture of the long history of this place. Definitely worth a read!