The Roman leader was born 29 September 106 BC.
Volume 67 Issue 9 September 2017
The dramatic life of the outlaw and special agent Eşref Bey epitomises the end of the Ottoman Empire.
The assassination of Yitzhak Rabin robbed Israel of a rare politician able to make peace with the Palestinians.
Steering clear of Orientalist fantasy and patriotic British myth, this innovative analysis brings clarity to the complexities of the Middle East in the early 20th century.
Mesmerism was a short-lived phenomenon, but its most celebrated British exponent, John Elliotson, attracted large crowds, which incensed his rivals.
Since its surprising discovery on the Aegean seabed over a century ago, the Antikythera mechanism has intrigued astrologers, classicists and historians of science.
An examination of the ‘fleeting, fine-grained intimacies’ of letters, diaries and memoirs produces a witty and scholarly account of Victorian attitudes to the body.
Microhistories, examining a range of notorious and mundane crimes, can help recover marginalised figures and forge links to wider cultural histories.
A vivid account of groundbreaking archaeological excavations at a Scottish site of crucial importance to the North Sea world.
The Anglo-Norman invasion of Ireland in 1167 sowed the seeds for centuries of tension between England and the Irish.