Manchester Historian

Student newspaper for the University of Manchester's History Department

Monday 21st August 2017 | Manchester, UK

Rebekah Shaw

Black Death as an agent of change

Black Death as an agent of change

The Black Death is widely known as one of the most deadly diseases in human history, spreading in 1348 from Asia to Europe with recurrences up until 1666. However, it More »

Winter and Summer Solstice

Winter and Summer Solstice

Solstice occurs in June and December, and marks the longest and shortest days of the year, as well as the change of season. It is commonly associated with the ancient More »

The Crusades

The Crusades

At the Council of Clermont in 1095, Pope Urban II preached for the First Crusade as an ‘armed pilgrimage’: a penitential war that imitated the suffering of Christ whilst recapturing More »