Crassus: The First Tycoon by Peter Stothard follows Marcus Licinius Crassus on the Roman road to disaster in Parthia.
Surveying history’s various attempts to rehydrate Rome’s ‘desiccated corpse’.
The distinction between centre and periphery was vital to the Roman Empire’s conception of itself. For centuries a rugged frontier, the land north of the Danube would produce one of Rome’s greatest foes.
How the Black Sea shaped the ancient Mediterranean world.