Mary Beard reviews Robert Hughes's Rome for the Guardian, 29 June.
Edward Rothstein, "Shakespeare Folios as Venerated Relics," NYT, 7 July, reviews "Fame, Fortune & Theft: The Shakespeare First Folio," an exhibit at Washington, DC's Folger Shakespeare Library.
Norma Clarke, "Roaring boys and Cavalier poets," TLS, 6 July, reviews John Stubbs's Reprobates: The Cavaliers of the English Civil War.
"Evolution of the Map of Africa," How to be a Retronaut, July, features 27 European maps of Africa, created between 1554 and 1865 CE.
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