The Cosmati Pavement, the medieval tile mosaic floor in front of the Abbey’s High Alter where Prince William and Middleton are expected to take their vows, has in past been rarely visible due to its age and condition, but the floor has been newly conserved thanks in large part to a grant from the Getty Foundation. More»
GAME OF THRONES: SEASON 5, EPISODE 3
Winter is coming. All men must die. And Game of Thrones is back! Stay tuned each week as we unpack Sunday’s episodes through masterpieces.
Riddles in the dark by a well between man and girl: sweep and serve, let poverty overcome fortune, and become nobody. A bloodless wedding was quickly consummated by king and queen (exhausting half-stag, half-lion romp on a golden rose).
Pious youth mocked naked, sinful flesh, while a queen embraced a new religious order that serves the poor. Elsewhere, feelings of betrayal and revenge were put aside to forge a new alliance. Lessons learned: do not be impertinent lest you be beheaded, and do not pee off a bridge lest you be taken prisoner.