Great Men in the jungle of nations

James, N.
March 2010
Antiquity;Mar2010, Vol. 84 Issue 323, p236
Academic Journal
In this article the author discusses a number of museum exhibitions mounted in London, England, that showed aspects of historical world rulers. Under discussion are the exhibitions "Moctezuma, Aztec Ruler," and "Hadrian," about the Roman emperor of that name, at the British Museum. The article also refers to exhibitions about the first emperor of China and "Maharajah," presented at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England. Among other issues the article examines the vivid cosmographic and religious symbolism utilized by the Aztecs.


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