Richard Hodges

Archaeology can provide new historical narratives for familiar places. The excavations at Portmahomack on Tarbat Ness, beyond the Great Glen on the...
Few leaders have published as much and eliminated more people than Enver Hoxha, Albania’s dictator from 1944 to 1985. Hoxha published on a...
Europe between the Oceans Themes and Variations: 9000 bc to ad 1000 Barry Cunliffe Yale University Press 480pp £30.00 ISBN 978 0 30011 923 7 This is...

Richard Hodges says the rubbish tips of Anglo-Saxon London and Southampton contain intriguing evidence of England’s first businessmen.

Archaeologists in Italy are uncovering fascinating evidence about the origins of Italy’s medieval hilltop villages to create a new and compelling picture of the circumstances that brought them into being, says Richard Hodges.

Richard Hodges shows how new evidence is leading to a fresh understanding of the role of the Vikings in European history.

This lavishly illustrated book uses archaeology to put the Atlantic seabord on the map, much as the great French historian Braudel reconstructed the...

The ancient town of Zeugma, now flooded by the damned Euphrates

Richard Hodges reviews the evidence for long-distance trade in his empire.