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Durer's Rhinoceros

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

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This week Neil MacGregor is describing empires around the world 600 years ago. Today he tells the story of the fledgling empire of Portugal through Durer's famous image of a rhino. Show more

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