Our big story…
ALEXANDER THE GREAT
A military mastermind with an unquenchable thirst for conquest, we chart how Alexander forged an empire stretched across three continents.
Also inside the issue…
THE TROUBLE MAN BEHIND THE BEATLES
The tragic tale of Brian Epstein, the man who masterminded the Fab Four’s success and endured the torments of repressive homosexuality laws
How Polish heroine Irena Sendler saved more than 2,000 Jewish children during World War II – almost at the cost of her own life.
THE TERRACOTTA WARRIORS
Built by the thousands to protect Chinese Emperor Qin Shi Huang in the afterlife, the army of clay warriors returns to Britain for the first time in a decade.
What is the most historically accurate film? Your questions answered in Q&A
Under construction – The world’s iconic buildings as you’ve never seen them before
Keep it mum! The Top 10 secret societies
Chatsworth’s House – The inspiration for Jane Austen’s Pemberley
Our look at what’s on this month and the latest book releases
Win a fantastic prize with our historical crossword!
… and much more!