Jerusalem

There’s nothing patriotic about William Blake’s Jerusalem

14 January 2016 12:28

In this week’s diary, Tristram Hunt puts his money behind Jerusalem as a new English National Anthem. ‘God Save the…

I’m sure the Queen could cope with a new English national anthem

13 January 2016 12:34

‘Thy choicest gifts in store / On her be pleased to pour.’ The prospect is upon Twickenham and Wembley regulars…

Who knows where the violence in the West Bank might lead – but it could well take Abbas with it

8 October 2015 13:02

In recent days the situation in Jerusalem and the West Bank has been unravelling. For some years now, fighting between…

In the footsteps of Marco Polo: the journey that changed William Dalrymple’s life

24 June 2015 17:23

This is the introduction to the 25th anniversary edition of William Dalrymple’s first book, In Xanadu: A Quest At the end of the…