The soldiers of Archibald Douglas, Earl of Angus, fought the men of James Hamilton, Earl of Arran, in Edinburgh on 30 April 1520.
Volume 73 Issue 4 April 2023
The Archpriest Avvakum Petrov was burned in Pustozersk on 14 April 1682.
Is knowledge a useful remedy for ignorance?
Almost three quarters of the golden age of Hollywood has been lost. Preservation only began when film came to be seen as art.
The death of Joseph Stalin’s son Yakov Dzhugashvili in a German concentration camp 80 years ago was kept a secret for decades.
Hawai‘i’s Mauna Kea is among the best places in the world to study the universe, but the construction of a new super telescope is about more than astronomy.
A valedictory column provides a chance to reflect on a decade grappling with what history is and how it should be written.
Remembered as Adam’s first wife, a child-killing demon and a feminist hero, who was Lilith?
Soaring and swooping through a history of Catholicism, from 1789 to the present day.
Courting India: England, Mughal India and the Origins of Empire by Nandini Das details the uncertainty, contingency and precarity of England’s imperial ambitions.