Michael Grant

Mór Than's painting The Feast of Attila, based on a fragment of Priscus

Michael Grant tells how, some 1000 years ago, the “Scourge of God” died on his wedding night.

Michael Grant analyses Mithras and its importance to the ancients.

 Michael Grant introduces a nineteenth century historian of Rome whose work is still authoritative and valid.

Aureus of Octavian, circa 30 BC, British Museum

Michael Grant asks whether Caesar Augustus, sole ruler for forty-five years, was honest and sincere, or a 'hypocrite of genius'?

Michael Grant remembers the History Today Editor and his expertise in bringing history to the attention of the wider public.