A warning is ignored and a city falls in El Greco’s lurid depiction.
Volume 71 Issue 1 January 2021
The consequences of the German aristocracy’s Faustian pact.
Belarusian memory of the Second World War once helped legitimise the Lukashenka regime. Now it is undermining it.
The pioneer of the British civil rights movement is no less significant than his American counterparts.
In January 1871 Bismarck declared the German nation united. Following a tragic 20th century, Germany reunified once more in 1990. Four historians offer their perspectives on both events.
It took millennia to find out.
Two continents and two millennia of extraordinary African Europeans.
Surveying the world of Late Antiquity from its Persian centre.
The great native historian of Africa was baptised by Pope Leo X on 6 January 1520.
Believing language would unify their struggling nation, Chinese officials began a project to create a national language and define what it meant to speak Chinese.