Christina Lee reviews an exhibition at the British Library.
Posted Thu 12th June, 14:14 · Comments
This month's quiz includes questions on the real Lady Macbeth, the Quadruple Alliance and the World Cup.
Posted Thu 12th June, 13:36 · Comments
West Germany's World Cup win, the final years of Elizabeth I, the July Crisis and a British genocide in Tasmania.
Posted Thu 12th June, 09:59 · Comments
Our editor Paul Lay picks the books he'll be packing to the beach this summer.
Posted Wed 11th June, 09:35 · Comments
Martin Evans on one of the most remarkable films to come out of the Middle East and North Africa in the past decade.
Posted Tue 10th June, 10:00 · Comments
The furore over Michael Gove's plans for the English curriculum shows our collective amnesia over our rich sources of literature and history, writes Paul Lay.
Posted Fri 6th June, 11:34 · Comments
Rob Murray imagines an early form of 'paywall'.
Posted Thu 5th June, 10:41 · Comments
Raoul McLaughlin talks about Rome’s desire for an African empire, a fierce struggle for trade, land and the search for the source of the Nile.
Posted Thu 5th June, 09:44 · Comments
A retrospective of the French photographer's work is at the Pompidou Centre, Paris until June 9th.
Posted Wed 4th June, 11:30 · Comments
The winners of this year's prestigious history prize have been announced.
Posted Tue 3rd June, 09:37 · Comments
The violence and gore in the hit TV series simply reflect the bloodiness of the Middle Ages, right? Not necessarily, says Marc Morris.
Posted Mon 2nd June, 09:59 · Comments
A selection of responses to Ian Mortimer's article in our June issue.
Posted Thu 29th May, 11:02 · Comments
A retrospective of the artist's career at London's Tate gallery.
Posted Thu 15th May, 12:19 · Comments
The Romans in Africa, America's tobacco wars, Rwanda 20 years on and more.
Posted Thu 15th May, 10:20 · Comments
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