Written by Fiona Macrae. The legendary founder of Carthage, Dido has captured imaginations for a millennium. Here, her final words are explored in their many incarnations, from Virgil, to Ovid, to Purcell.
Written by Alex Smith. In this second part of his new series on historicity of the Gospels, Alex Smith discusses the importance of eyewitness accounts in their creation and examines some of the prevailing scholarship regarding personal testimonies.
Written by Sally Dolphin. The presence of spies in suburban life during the 1950s did not seem probable. And yet, on the Isle of Portland, Dorset, one of the most successful Soviet spy rings was operating directly under the nose of MI5.
Written by Sophia Aiello. The Witch Trials of the fifteenth to seventeenth centuries have been well studied, but what role did misogyny have in this crisis, and how did the stereotype of the ‘witch’ develop?