Wagner's opera was first performed in Munich on June 10th, 1865.
Volume 65 Issue 6 June 2015
An exhibition at the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford.
Before its untimely end this once great city was the centre of a vast and powerful civilisation.
Archaeologists and criminologists are looking at ways to combat the illicit trade in antiquities.
The artist died on June 1st, 1815.
The great conqueror took the Chinese city on June 1st, 1215.
Chiefly remembered as Darwin’s captain on HMS Beagle, Robert FitzRoy's life was an eventful one.
Man-eating and menacing: stories about female werewolves in the sensationalist press expose a centuries-old fear of women.
Andrew Roberts is both entertained and stimulated by Felix Markham’s 1963 article on Napoleon, which made judicious use of what correspondence was then available.
Nigel Saul marks the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta with a comprehensive overview of the landmark books that dominate the field.