Capri, Italy’s Enchanted Rock
The picturesque isle in the Gulf of Naples lures holiday seekers as it has since the time of the Caesars. On a December visit, the author goes off the tourist track.
Resurrecting the Oldest Known Greek Ship
In the late fourth century B. C. a lead- sheathed ship sank off Kyrenia, Cyprus. Diving archaeologists excavate its cargo of wine jars and unlock secrets of ancient trade.
Domesticating the Wild and Woolly Musk Ox
The author’s team travels to Canada’s Northwest Territories hoping to establish domestic herds of musk ox calves, valued for their fine under wool.
When in Rome. ..
A staff writer, returning to the Italian capital he knew from World War II, finds himself transported back and forth over centuries as he deals with chariot- wide streets, outdoor markets, and movie sets.
First Moon Explorers Receive the Society’s Hubbard Medal
Vice President Spiro T. Agnew presents the Society’s highest award to Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Col. Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr. , and Col. Michael Collins.
Life’s Tempo on Nantucket
A sense of isolation draws visitors to the little island off Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The former whaling capital presents a world divided between native islanders and off- islanders, those born elsewhere.
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