History Today

Arachne and Minerva

A commentary on the plight of the artist, wrapped in a dramatic tale of rivalry between god and mortal.

August Quiz

What was Roman Fever? When was the Black Panther party founded?

What is History?

Four historians consider the most fundamental question of all, one famously posed by E.H. Carr almost 60 years ago.

Summer Reading List

Eight historians share the books they’ve enjoyed this year and reveal what’s on their ‘to-read’ pile. 

July Quiz

Who was the first and only prime minister to be assassinated? How many people were in the Council of Ten?