A Byzantine flat-pack church | Songs of Praise
At the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, one of the exhibits is a flat-pack church, built over a millennium ago in Byzantium and lost at sea.Tweet
Episode 3 | Saints and Sinners: Britain's Millennium of Monasteries
Dr Janina Ramirez discovers how the immensely rich and powerful monasteries that had dominated British society for 1,000 years were annihilated in less than five years.
Episode 2 | Saints and Sinners: Britain's Millennium of Monasteries
Janina Ramirez looks at how monasteries transformed society and rose to a position of immense power, only for sin and corruption to lead to collapse as the medieval period ended.