There is no description of the devil’s appearance in the Bible, so where did the familiar red, horned and tailed figure come from? Art historian Alastair Sooke reveals how the devil’s image was created by artists in the Middle Ages, and why the embodiment of evils appears in different guises: tempter, tyrant and rebellious angel.
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Oscar Peterson: Keeping the Groove Alive
Perfectionist, practical joker, and one of the all-time greatest exponents of jazz, Oscar Peterson is unlike any music legend that ever was or ever...
The Frankincense Trail
Journey with Kate Humble on an epic 2,000-mile journey along the ancient frankincense trail. Insatiable demand for this aromatic resin created trade routes spanning from the...
Mordecai Richler: The Last of the Wild Jews
An in-depth look at the personal life and work of controversial Canadian writer Mordecai Richler.
National Geographic Specials - Hiroshima: The Next Day
Survivors of Hiroshima's atomic bombing and US government scientists and military personnel dispatched to analyze the...
This fascinating six-part series unmasks the mysteries of the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), one of Canada’s largest museums with nearly 40 galleries and six million treasured artifacts and...
The Real Revolutionaries
This is the story of technologys Fairchild Eight eight men who became the driving force behind the Digital Age as they built Silicon Valley from the ground up....