5 Cleopatra Books That Unveil the Woman Behind the Myth

Descended from a Macedonian line of rulers, Cleopatra VII was the last queen of Egypt before it fell to Caesar Augustus.

Explore China's Rich History with These Books

Nine books illuminate China's rich history from its ancient roots to the modern People's Republic of China.

7 Awe-Inspiring Books about the Prehistoric Era

What were early humans like before the invention of writing?

[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: Win A Man at Arms by Steven Pressfield

This immersive new historical fiction novel explores the ancient world.

Travel to an Unexplored Moment in History with A Man at Arms

Steven Pressfield's latest historical novel investigates the years after the death of Jesus.

10 Ancient Battles That Shook Civilizations

From brilliant victories to unpredictable military upsets, these conflicts stunned the ancient world.

The Unparalleled Power of the Praetorian Guard of Rome

Meet the infamous bodyguards of the Roman Empire—and find out how they lost their once-legendary power.

Explore the Past with Today's Best History Podcasts

Hit rewind with the year's most engaging podcasts.

The Naples Underground Offers an Endless Timeline of Neapolitan History

Roman aqueducts, WWII shelters, art, and caches abound in the tunnels below the surface of Naples.

Germanicus: The Great Military Mind of Ancient Rome

Despite widespread adulation of Germanicus, many mysteries about the capable leader remain.

8 Fascinating Ancient History Books Whose Subjects Span the Globe

Witness the beginning of recorded history from Mexico to Mesopotamia.