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Bob Dylan in 1965. Already, the classical world was starting to influence his writing.

Photograph from Granger

Arts

In a new book, classicist Richard Thomas explores Bob Dylan’s literary ties to ancient Greece and Rome.

10.6.17

Image courtesy of the Houghton Library

Harvard’s Houghton Library explores “Altered States: Sex, Drugs, and Transcendence.”

November-December 2017

Celebrating Thanksgiving at Old Sturbridge Village

Celebrating Thanksgiving at Old Sturbridge Village

Photograph courtesy of Old Sturbridge Village

Cold-weather treats at Old Sturbridge Village  

November-December 2017

The lenses of the Bruce telescope mounted for display

The lenses of the Bruce telescope, mounted for display

Photograph by Jim Harrison

The telescope that helped define Earth’s place in the universe

November-December 2017

Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC

Boosting museums, and novel architecture

November-December 2017

World’s End offers stunning views of Hingham Harbor…

Courtesy of the Trustees of Reservations

A day trip to Hingham

September-October 2017

The village grew up around the Meeting House, built in 1792.

Photograph by Alamy Stock Images

The Canterbury Shakers’ enduring appeal

September-October 2017

The volume’s front cover features a needle-painted portrait of the young prince Charles Stuart.

Photographs by Jim Harrison/Object courtesy of the Houghton Library

Embroidery fit for a prince

September-October 2017

The entrance to the Naples Conservatory retains its former title, “Royal Conservatory.”

The entrance to the Naples Conservatory retains its former title, “Royal Conservatory.”  

Photograph by Thomas Forrest Kelly

A day at the Naples Conservatory

7.19.17