Ancient History

Kevin Lygo’s ‘The Emperors of Byzantium’ revives the dynastic, top-down history deemed passé by academics

Beard emerges with a portrait of the emperors’ afterlives as vivid as the busts themselves

Professor Jeremy Black and Graham Stewart discuss the nature of warfare in Ancient Greece and Rome

Remote work brings us to a moment of decision

William Poulos says that in his wisdom and readability, Llewelyn Morgan serves his subject well

Frederic Raphael reveals how Paul Cartledge makes the case for a central historical role for Oedipus’s home town

Algebra and arithmetic in the modern sense were not due to the Greeks, writes Mark Ronan