Declan Kelly

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Michael III

Michael III, also known as “Michael the Drunkard” by his detractors, was emperor of the Byzantine Empire from 842 to 867 CE. Never quite escaping the …

Ancient History

Mystery on the marsh: Newly discovered Anglo-Saxon island is one of the most important archaeological finds in decades

The remains of an Anglo-Saxon island have been uncovered in one of the most important archaeological finds in decades.

Why Did Ancient Europeans Disappear 14,500 Years Ago?

Genetic analysis shows some of Europe's earliest inhabitants mysteriously vanished toward the end of the last ice age and were largely replaced by …

The cult of memory: when history does more harm than good

As a reporter in the Bosnian war, in 1993 I went to Belgrade to visit Vuk Drašković, the Serb nationalist politician and writer who was then leading the mass opposition against the Slobodan Milošević regime. Drašković had drawn liberal as well as ultra-nationalist support in Serbia for his cause. …

Osama Bin Laden