October 2015


In the October 2015 issue, Tom Holland describes how the tyrannical house of Caesar remained in power despite the excesses of Nero and Caligula.


Meanwhile, Simon Schama selects some of the most fascinating portraits from Britain’s history.

Elsewhere in the issue, Ian Kershaw explains why the early 20th century was beset by conflict and how that period came to an end.


And Andrew Roberts opines on the bloody First World War battle.