I love Hamilton. I love it so much that I refused to listen to the soundtrack for months because I knew that I would love it too much and it would...

archaeologicalnews: It was not a funeral, the Dean of Leicester, David Monteith, reminded the congregation of his cathedral, which had been transformed into a grove of foliage and white roses –...

Noor Inayat Khan in her SOE uniform. Image courtesy of the Imperial War Museum. Perhaps it was the color of her skin, her past work as a children’s book writer, or...

For me, the Tudors were characters before they were historical figures. There was the young Elizabeth, a victim of her father’s neglect, haunted by the knowledge of her mother’s execution at...

In 1856, East Indian Railway Company workers summoned General Alexander Cunningham to the Indus River Valley site, where they had uncovered the ruins of an ancient city. The archaeologists who had...

I’m sure all native speakers of English who have learned/attempted to learn a second language in the classroom (this excludes you lucky people who are native speakers of more than one...

The Elgin Marbles are sculptures housed in the British Museum, which once adorned the Athenian Parthenon. They were removed from the Parthenon by Thomas Bruce, the seventh Lord of Elgin and...

The Rosetta Stone The Rosetta Stone is an Ptolemaic-era Egyptian artifact which provided the key to a modern understanding of Egyptian hieroglyphs. It is inscribed with a decree issued by King...

From left to right: Jessica Mitford (1917-1996), Nancy Mitford (1904-1973), Diana Mitford (1910-2003), Unity Mitford (1914-1948), and Pamela Mitford (1907-1994); photo taken in 1935. Deborah Mitford (1920-present); photo taken in 1940....

Deep beneath London is a layer of reddish-brown ash, with burnt piece of Roman pottery strewn about. Archaeologists call this “Boudicca’s Layer.” This statue of Boudicca currently stands outside of the...