The quest for the Holy Grail has obsessed everyone from medieval poets and crusading knights to modern churchmen, historians, archaeologists, filmmakers, novelists and Nazi leaders – yet we don’t know what it looks like, or even whether it exists at all… This article was first published in the October 2015 issue of History Revealed
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Do you believe in the mummy’s curse? Did King Tut punish those who disturbed his resting place? This History Revealed article was first published in February 2014
Dr Miles Russell reveals the story of the most gruesome spectator sports from the Roman period, from the first-ever races to the final battles... This article was first published in the July 2014 issue of History Revealed
The Roman conquest of Britain, Joseph Stalin, the richest people from history, the Black Death, Wright Brothers take to the skies, the Abdication Crisis, Prohibition, sinking of the Lusitania, around the world with Nellie Bly, Crown Jewels, the Boston Tea Party, East India Company and much more…
History Revealed asks historian and writer Jessie Childs what it is about the Tudors that still capture our imaginations... This article was first published in March 2014.
The Epitaph of Seikilos (Photo by Nationalmuseets fotograf)
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For as long as they’ve been speaking, human beings have been singing and making music... This article was first published in the November 2015 issue of History Revealed
Who invented lemonade? (Photo by Vintage Images/Getty Images)
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There is a lot of debate as to when lemons were first used in food and drink. This article was first published in the November 2015 issue of History Revealed
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It was Rome’s theatre of death, where tens of thousands of people and animals were slaughtered for the entertainment of the mob. This article was first published in the November 2015 issue of History Revealed
Inspecting a sack of potatoes (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
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Having been discovered in the New World in the 1500s, the potato had a slow introduction to Europe. This article was first published in the October 2015 issue of History Revealed
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Even in the digital age – where most people have instant access to the time on their mobile phones, tablets or, of course watches – the speaking clock still receives 30 million calls a year. This article was first published in the October 2015 issue of History Revealed
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