Disaster struck on the morning of 7 May 558, when repair works to the Sancta Sophia caused it to collapse.
Volume 73 Issue 5 May 2023
The ceremony for coronations may have changed, but its echoes stretch back a millennium.
Not every Renaissance queen was remarkable, but that does not make them insignificant.
Mongolians have always lived with wolves. During the imperial era, the relationship was an ambiguous one. Under socialism, it became existential.
On the difficulty of keeping time with the people of the past.
The everyday concerns of two Korean farmers are a microcosm of the huge changes their country underwent in the early 20th century.
Did the British Empire have a culture?
It’s bad news for local newspapers, with reports that they have reached their lowest numbers since the 18th century. How will historians study the provincial past when they can’t read all about it?
To justify their use, nuclear weapons were rebranded as a force for good.
A search for Boudica finds its author, but not the Queen of the Iceni.