Laura explores a fourteenth-century fresco from the Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence, depicting the legendary story of Saint Sylvester taming the dragon.
Ted Nasmith is an artist best known for his illustrations depicting scenes from J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth. Randy spoke with him about his artwork and some of the challenges of illustrating fantasy literature.
Laura looks at a selection of sixteenth-century emblems that depict the suffering of Prometheus to explore the ways this mythological narrative is represented in visual symbols and verse.