History Today

The ancient Egyptian gods of creation and knowledge vanquish the ‘Lord of Chaos’.

‘Ideas don’t do things; people do.’

A medieval myth with deep roots that captured the imagination of western Europe’s age of chivalry.

A horrifying tale of reckless daring and ecological catastrophe.

‘What is the most common misconception about my field? That it is ‘great man’ history.’

The compassionate Buddhist deity who walks among us.

‘People don't learn from others’ mistakes. We have a need to make our own.’

All the winners from this year's awards ceremony.

A cautionary Classical tale of solipsism and self-obsession.

‘What will future generations judge us most harshly for? That we allowed Donald Trump to violate the US constitution.’