The Roman poet Ovid remains our contemporary despite a gap of two millennia.
The West Indies’ past is a key to our present.
Lockdown has reacquainted us with boredom.
The opening of hairdressers and pubs has a strange historical resonance.
The English came late to gardening, but they have more than made up for it.
Covid-19 has rekindled ancient tensions between city and country.
Fundamental things apply in a time of crisis.
Historians should remind themselves that quantity and quality are often very different things.
A warning housed in one of the jewels of the Italian Renaissance is as pertinent now as ever.
Decent popular history would be impossible without the scholarly endeavours of the academy.