T.P. Wiseman

Vesuvius: The Giant's Revenge

In AD 79, Vesuvius erupted and destroyed Pompeii. Were the giants imprisoned in the earth by Hercules breaking out to take terrible vengeance on gods and men?

The Roman Villa at Sirmione

The beauty of Sirmione, which lies at the southern tip of Lake Garda in Italy, has proved an inspiration for poets since 56 BC, as T.P. Wiseman explains.

Forum: T. P. Wiseman

T.P. Wiseman applauds those historians who restlessly question orthodoxies and received facts.