Our big story…
Adrian Goldsworthy recounts the infamous assassination of Julius Caesar by his political rivals and former friends, which remains a fascinating chapter in the rich story of Ancient Rome.
Also inside the issue…
MUHAMMAD ALI’S GREATEST FIGHT
For all of Ali’s classic bouts inside the ring, the champion’s most iconic victory came out of the gloves and away from the ropes.
THE GAMES REBORN
It took the drive and ambition of one Frenchman to reinstate the Olympics on the sporting calendar. We tell the story of Pierre de Coubertin and the first modern Games, held in Athens in 1896.
THE MAN WHO REDREW THE MAP
Captain James Cook’s globe-spanning voyages not only revealed previously uncharted land, but were packed with adventure an bloodshed.
Why did Elvis wear jump suits? Your questions answered in Q&A
U-Boats, Uruguay and the Underground – History Revealed’s A-Z of History
Margaret Bourke-White, photojournalist extraordinaire
When London held its nose against the 1858 ‘Great Stink’
Lech Walesa and the rise of Solidarity
Battles of Imphal and Kohima, the ‘Stalingrad of the East’
Saviour of the Saxons, Alfred the Great
The Cultural Revolution of China
From microwaves to magic mould – the top 10 accidental discoveries
Watergate and the resignation of a President
Visiting Albert Dock
… and much more!