Emma Smith, Professor of Shakespeare Studies at the University of Oxford and the author of 'This is Shakespeare', tackles the big questions about William Shakespeare.
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Athens, Sparta and Corinth are arguably three of the most famous, and most significant, Greek city-states of antiquity. But there is one 'polis' that is often forgotten. A city that rose to prominence during the 4th century BC. That city was Thebes. From fighting with the Persians during the Pers...
The Emperor Justinian
Peter Heather, Professor of Medieval History at KCL, tackles the big questions about the Roman Emperor Justinian.
The Kingdom of Benin
Luke Pepera, a British-Ghanaian writer, historian, archaeologist and anthropologist tackles the big questions about the Kingdom of Benin, a powerful domain that flourished between the 13th and 18th centuries in modern day southern Nigeria.