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Whether you’re searching for the best book recommendations or sifting through tales of the past, we’ve got all the history stories you need to satisfy your curiosity.

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The Witch: Tracing the History of Fear and Allegations of Black Magic

A historian examines how different cultures have perceived witchcraft, from ancient times to today.

The Last Witchcraft Trial in the U.S.

Nearly 200 years after the original Salem witch trials, the same town saw allegations resurface.

Olga of Kiev: A Ruthless Ruler and Ukrainian Saint

She remains a symbol of strength and fortitude for the Ukrainian people.

The Cult of the Supreme Being: A New Religion in Revolutionary France

The French Revolution left fertile ground for a new approach to religion.

The Sack of Rome Signaled the End of the High Renaissance...

... and a permanent split between Catholicism and budding Protestant religions.

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.

The Fascinating Folklore Origins of Santa Claus

We’ve all heard of the jolly gift-giver—but how did he come to be synonymous with Christmas?

10 Must-Read Books About the Crusades

The Crusades, although the most defining conflicts of the medieval era, are often misunderstood. These books illuminate their true nature.

12 Christian History Books That Every World Scholar Should Read

No matter your religion or creed, these Christian history books will help you make sense of the world.

13 Books That Explore the History of World Religions

Discover the history behind the religions that have shaped humanity.