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 Finlay Cormack. The Maltese islands are home to mysterious ancient temples as far back 3600BCE. What was the purpose of these megalithic structures? Finlay Cormack explores various possible functions and origins, varying from religious to agricultural.
Written by Alex Smith. As the first part of his new series on historicity of the Gospels, Alex Smith introduces the historical study of Christianity and Christian sources, laying the baseline and historiography of the critical study of Biblical sources.
Written by Melissa Kane. Dramatic changes in climate have for a long time demanded an explanation. Melissa Kane explores how the European Witch Trials became tied to the storms and cold of the ‘Little Ice Age’, as yet more proof of malicious deviancy.