Capturing Imagination

The Europeana Fashion thesaurus

Marseille, 2013 European Capital of Culture

The story of the first giraffe in Marseille

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Philosophy, oration and murder

Pieter de Hooch of the Dutch Golden Age
Matilde Serao: a woman's war diary

The war diaries of the first female Italian newspaper editor

Letters from Indian Soldiers in France, 1916

Poignant letters written by Indian troops

Remember, remember - but I forgot!

Gunpowder, treason and plot

Map of Europe in 1914
Caravaggio: a Murderous Artist

Rivalry, illusion and tragedy

Stories of a Serbian War Artist

A remarkable story from World War One

Count Basie and Some Europeana Piano Gems

William 'Count' Basie is considered one of the most influential jazz musicians in history

Jöns Jacob Berzelius

Father of chemistry

Napoleon in Cartoons

Napoleon Bonaparte was much caricatured

Happy Birthday to the Louvre

Musée du Louvre first opened its doors to the public on this day in 1793

A happy accident

How Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin

Why is the Sky Blue?

John Tyndall was one of the 19th century's most important scientists

Celebrating Emily Brontë

A profile of the author of the classic Wuthering Heights

All for one and one for all!

Meet Alexander Dumas, writer of classic adventure novels

Dear Diary... Is there still a place for you?

Is there still a place for handwritten diaries in this world of social media?