Manchester Historian

Student newspaper for the University of Manchester's History Department

Monday 29th May 2017 | Manchester, UK

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

Happy Holidays from everyone at the University of Manchester history department. We hope you have a a great break and see you in the new year!

Roman Triumph in the Republican Era

Roman Triumph in the Republican Era

The Roman triumph was one including military, religious and political aspects. Holding a triumph was the highest honour for a Roman, the peak of a political career. There is no More »

The Festive Period: A Time for Remembrance in the Aftermath of the Paris

The Festive Period: A Time for Remembrance in the Aftermath of the Paris

On November 13th 2015, the City of Lights became dark. Awash with grief, shock and terror, the world watched in horror as Paris fell victim to its worst attack since More »

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

To the British observer, the American celebration of Thanksgiving can seem quite a strange and alien affair. In fact Thanksgiving stems from the tradition in many European countries of celebrating More »

The History of Santa Claus

The History of Santa Claus

Santa Claus is the beloved figure of Christmas; his iconic look of a large man with a portly belly, wearing a red coat and hat, with a big white beard More »