Volume 47 Issue 2 February 1997

Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire

Richard Cavendish opens our new series on great houses and those who lived in them with a look at Berkeley Castle in Gloucestershire, scene of Edward II's murder.

Carthage: The God in the Stone

'Carthage must be destroyed' - words from Cato the Elder to seal the Punic city's fate in its epic struggle with Ancient Rome. But what was its religion and society like? Michael Brett draws on archaeology to offer a rare insight into the city of Hannibal.

Roman Roads

'All roads lead to Rome' – tribute to a phenomenon that held a world empire together. But who built them and how were they planned and maintained? Logan Thompson tells us more.