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Ancient History Stories

How much is lost to history and how much do we know? What did social and political structures look like before modern times? How were battles fought and over what? These stories explore what we do know about life in the ancient world. There’s a lot to unpack and the perfect starting point is right here.

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10 Reference Books You’ll Actually Want to Read

Read all the books on our list and your rivals for any trivia game will be few and far between.

8 New History Releases to Look Forward to

January, February, and March are full of promising new reads.

The Best Philosophy Books from Modern Library

These thought-provoking reads have influenced readers for centuries.

Journey into the Past with the Shortest History Series

Thousands of years of history are condensed into one gripping book apiece.

Pompeii’s Graffiti Gives Us Insight Into Ancient Rome

From ancient walls to social media, humans have always had something to say.

The History of Museums, from "Cabinets of Curiosity" to Today

As our understanding of history has evolved, so has the way we learn about it.

8 Amazing Historical Artifacts on Display Around the World

You can see these remarkable objects from the past with your own eyes.