The Cudgel War broke out on 25 November 1596, in Kyrö, South Ostrobothnia.
Volume 72 Issue 11 November 2022
One of the first – and greatest – composers of English Protestant church music died on 23 November 1585.
The quiet German town that formed the backdrop for the first German Romantic movement.
‘History is an illusion, as with everything that changes.’
Are people who lived in very different times and places united in their shared love of manuscripts?
Speech, rather than hearing, has been at the heart of the long history of deaf exclusion.
Did Tudor beds have footboards? The conundrum illustrates the challenges of early modern history.
For the Swedish king Charles X Gustav, the freezing winter of 1658 provided a unique opportunity: to march across the ice and create a Scandinavian superkingdom.
The histories of sixteen great cathedrals from Hagia Sophia to Santa Maria del Fiore.
The Antikythera Mechanism is ingenious, intricate and highly sophisticated. But what is it?