The man who conspired to kill Julius Caesar was not quite the friend to Romans and countrymen that his legendary status suggests.
Henri Pirenne transformed the way historians think about the end of the Classical world and the beginning of the Middle Ages.
Dealing with debt in the Roman Empire.
Latin was used throughout the Roman Empire, but it shared space with a host of other languages and dialects, including Greek, Oscan and Etruscan, which give us a unique perspective on the ancient world.
The Roman leader was born 29 September 106 BC.
The challenges that Gibbon faced remain much the same for historians today.
Despite shifting priorities in education, the study of ancient and medieval history remains as important as ever.
In the debate over the term 'Dark Ages' the importance of Tintagel in early medieval Britain should not be forgotten.