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With Armand D’Angour
Who and what influenced the young Socrates, motivating him to become the greatest of Greek philosophers?
10 July 2019
King of the World: The Life of Louis XIV
With Philip Mansel
Three hundred years after his death, the Sun King still epitomises the idea of le grand monarque. This is a comprehensive biography of the hypnotic, flawed figure.
King & Emperor: A New Life of Charlemagne
With Janet Nelson
Father of present-day Europe, Charles, King of the Franks, was one of the most extraordinary of all rulers. Discover the man and the life, 12 centuries after his reign.