History Today

The Dead Christ

Holbein the Younger’s image still startles 500 years after its creation.


The immortal Titan abandoned to his eternal fate.

Venus and Mars

Love conquers all in Botticelli’s sensuous mythological masterpiece. 

A Historic Turning Point in Arab-Israeli Relations?

The ‘normalisation’ of diplomatic relations between several Arab countries and Israel in late 2020 was described at the time as ‘historic’. Four experts consider whether it will lead to long-term change.

70 Years of History Today

History Today is 70! To celebrate we have published some of the best articles from our archive in a special ebook, free to read now.