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    Civilizations

    Maria Sibylla's Encounter with the Natural World

    Maria Sibylla's illustrations brought to light the true life cycle of insects.

    Maria Sibylla's Encounter with the Natural World

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    Civilizations

    Episode 4 Preview | Encounters

    See how art became the great interface when distant cultures met for the first time.

    Episode 4 Preview | Encounters

    Video thumbnail: Civilizations Paving the Way for Maruyama Okyo's Masterpiece

    Civilizations

    Paving the Way for Maruyama Okyo's Masterpiece

    "Cracked Ice" combines everything Okyo knew from both Eastern and Western traditions.

    Paving the Way for Maruyama Okyo's Masterpiece

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    Civilizations

    Montezuma and Cortes

    The riches intended to buy off the Spanish only intensified their lust for gold.

    Montezuma and Cortes