"It was long ago, and it was far away, and it was so much better than it is today." ~ Meat Loaf
Is it ahistorical for public figures to say sorry for events that took place before they were born?
According to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, hoardes of 'heathen men' arrived in England on 8 June, 793, raiding Lindisfarne monastery. Who were they?
The civil war that resulted from the division of Nigeria was a major human disaster that should not be forgotten.
From the archive, an article on the voting patterns of the German people in the crucial years that brought Hitler to power.
The Mongol ruler Hulegu Khan destroyed two Islamic empires and sought an alliance with Christendom. Free to read for a limited time.
George Orwell's last novel was published on 8 June, 1949.