Commercial and bureaucratic hindrances collided with an uncontrollable reality: the faith of many players.
Any information that we have today of the existence of Spanish sixteenth century reformers we owe to a faceless man, Luis de Usoz (1805–1865).
His surviving works are rare and are in museums all over the world but, says Susan Mansfield, the Dutch artist remains a man of mystery
The Codex Sinaiticus dates from the fourth century and contains the earliest complete manuscript of the New Testament.
The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition offers some of the best nature photography. See the 10 finalists from last year's competition.