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  • Crossley-Holland knows the period – and the Vikings – so well I'm sure that were Dr Who to whisk him back to 11th-century Scandinavia in the Tardis, he would be perfectly at home.

    Bracelet of Bones by Kevin Crossley-Holland – review

  • On a visit to Istanbul's Hagia Sophia, he found carved into a balustrade some runes that read "Halfdan", probably the name of an 11th-century Viking mercenary.

    Bracelet of Bones by Kevin Crossley-Holland – review

  • Damir Sagolj/Reuters Cambodians received aid at a shelter Wednesday after fleeing their homes amid Cambodia-Thailand fighting over the disputed 11th-century Preah Vihear Hindu temple.

    Fighting Eases in Temple Dispute

  • Fighting eased between Cambodian and Thai troops Wednesday in a dispute over an 11th-century Hindu temple.

    Fighting Eases in Temple Dispute

  • Into Great Silence 2005- In this intimate doc, we get a never-before-seen glimpse of the daily lives and rituals of the Grande Chartreuse, an 11th-century monastery inhabited by modern-day Carthusian monks, whose vows of silence and poverty guide them to states of profound inner holiness.

    John Farr: Getting Religion: The Ten Best Films on Faith

  • Mr. Louboutin, says Vogue, visits Damascus to buy silk brocade, and he owns an 11th-century palace in Aleppo.

    The Dictator's Wife Wears Louboutins

  • In an 11th-century French codex, the Maccabees pursue their retreating foe across the gutter of a two-page spread as over adjacent hills.

    Pen and Parchment

  • Since February more than 20 people have died and 85,000 have been displaced in skirmishes over ownership of the area surrounding the 11th-century Hindu temple of Preah Vihear, which lies in Cambodia.

    Indonesia Takes the Stage

  • In Persia, as it was then called, he particularly admired an 11th-century tomb called the Gumbad-e-Kabus and, in the book, overcomes the usual afflictions of travelers in far places and settles down to study it.

    Five Best: Larry McMurtry

  • Christie's A rare 11th-century silk robe from Central Asia is estimated at £ 400,000 - £ 600,000 Islamic and Indian art will take center stage at London auctions next week.

    Buying Islamic, Indian Art


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