Demonology is a long-established if little known political tradition in the United States.
Thoughts, opinions and commentary on all things historical.
The identification of Magas, capital of the medieval Kingdom of Alania, reveals a civilisation forged by global interconnections.
Cecil feared the Tower, until his kinswoman Anne Bacon stepped in.
Rhodesia’s ill-fated independence, 55 years on.
Erasing women writers in the name of uplifting them.
A short story written in the earliest days of the First World War became an enduring symbol of British providence.
How medieval manuscripts reveal the reading communities of the early Middle Ages.
Cuba’s built heritage owes a personal debt.
A Dutch conspiracy trial in the Indonesian archipelago gave birth to a sadly enduring English word.
Contradictions in Roman law left incurable headaches for its judges.