A new old take on the Danish succession, complete with tales of derring do.
Volume 67 Issue 12 December 2017
The patron saint of children and barrel-makers died on 6 December 343.
Turner Prize winner Lubaina Himid’s artworks fill in the gaps that history leaves behind.
The Parisian pornographer who modernised literature.
A former editor of History Today looks back on a life mixing the personal and the political.
The Indonesian genocide of 1965 has been smothered in silence for half a century.
Sweet it may be, but sugar's story is a bitter one, embracing slavery, decay and obesity.
The Crucifixion is at the heart of Christianity and has inspired countless images and experiences.
Dealing with debt in the Roman Empire.
From ancient Greece to the Second World War, from the papacy to the Antichrist, from Byzantium to China and the story of the Jewish people, historians select their favourite books of the past year.