24 juin 2010

"A Passage to Asia " 25 Centuries of Exchange between Asia and Europe @ BOZAR

Giant Bronze Drum 2nd C. BCE Laos National Museum BRUSSELS.- Together, Asia and Europe form a single gigantic continent, Eurasia , with an endless variety of landscapes, climates, fauna, and flora and an equally great diversity of peoples and cultures. For millennia past, Asia and Europe have had intense relations with each other. Both by land and by sea, commercial and political links developed between East and West. Conquerors such as Alexander the Great, Attila, and Genghis Khan set out in search of glory, wealth, and power.... [Lire la suite]