Published: March 07, 2011 at 1:01 pm
In The Real Falstaff, author Stephen Cooper reveals the mischaracterized real-life man behind the Shakespearean myth.
Published: February 08, 2011 at 6:41 pm
A renowned historian looks at the greatest conflicts from ancient times to World War II.
Published: November 05, 2010 at 3:25 pm
Robert L. O'Connell's book Ghosts of Cannae looks at Carthaginian General Hannibal's decisive yet ultimately hollow victory against Rome at Cannae in 216 BC.
Published: August 13, 2010 at 1:48 pm
The Roman gladius (sword) and scutum (shield) enabled the legions to conquer the known world.
Published: August 10, 2010 at 4:46 pm
"The Ghosts of Cannae: Hannibal and the Darkest Hour of the Roman Republic" By Robert L. O’Connell. The life-and-death struggle between Rome and Carthage during the Second Punic War of the third century BC proved a watershed for both civilizations.
Published: April 26, 2010 at 2:56 pm
Check local newsstands for the Summer 2010 issue of MHQ on May 18th, 2010.
Published: April 26, 2010 at 2:38 pm
Inspired by Alexander the Great, the Roman emperor Julian set out to conquer Persia with a massive army, a bold plan, and a thirst for glory.
Published: April 26, 2010 at 1:56 pm
The Summer 2010 issue of MHQ features articles about looted art throughout history, the bombing of Guernica, the Battle of Antietam, U.S Navy in the Korean War, the Emperor Julian, and the O'Brien brothers during the American War of Independence.
Published: February 24, 2010 at 10:15 am
Early in the second millennium, Hasan-I Sabbah developed a program of carefully targeted political murder that brought security to his Muslim sect, the Order of Assassins, for over a century and a half.
Published: December 02, 2009 at 9:23 pm
The AD 378 Gothic War between the eastern Roman emperor, Valens, and the Tervingi leader, Fritigern, showed the deep flaws in the Roman Empire that would lead to its downfall
Published: August 28, 2009 at 7:01 pm
An MHQ reader reconsiders the credibility of the troop numbers and casualty figures reported by Polybius for the battle of Cannae as presented in Adrian Goldsworthy's article, “Can the Counters Be Counted On?” (Autumn 2008).
Published: May 01, 2009 at 10:02 am
Read an excerpt from Revelation, the latest Shardlake mystery by bestselling author C. J. Sansom, get a 20% discount—or perhaps win a free copy!
Published: September 03, 2008 at 5:56 pm
Military History Quarterly's new editor, William H. Horne, writes about World War II's East Front, Apache chief Victorio, black troops at New Market Heights, and the trustworthiness of ancient writers' statistics.
Published: August 26, 2008 at 11:34 am
If Harald Sigurdsson, called Harald Hardrada, had triumphed over King Harold at Stamford Bridge, how might the history of England been altered? An online discussion.
Published: August 26, 2008 at 10:23 am
Just weeks before his watershed fight with the Normans at Hastings, English King Harold II faced a full-blown Viking invasion led by the legendary Harald Hardrada at Stamford Bridge.
Published: March 18, 2008 at 7:31 pm
The towns of Boston, England, and Boston, Massachusetts both owe their name to a seventh-century cleric, St. Botolph.