Taking on the Vatican at cricket

The Vatican is not traditionally known as a hotbed of cricketing talent, so a team in holy orders shouldn’t prove too much for a touring XI of authors from the UK, should it? Not so, as the historian Tom Holland recounts.

 

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Isis: The Origins of Violence

In 2012 Tom Holland wrote and presented Islam the Untold Story, a documentary for…
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Ten places to see Roman Britain today

Read Tom Holland’s top ten places to see remainder of the Roman Empire in…
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LSE Literary Festival: Re-Writing History

Hear Tom Holland in conversation with Margaret MacMillan at LSE Literary Festival 2016. This discussion, chaired…
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History at the Hay Festival- The Rise of Islam

Tom Holland discusses, how did Islam become one of the most powerful religions in…
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Speaking freely about religion, in conversation with Francesca Stavrakopoulou at the 2014 World Humanist Congress

In this session from the 2014 IHEU World Humanist Congress, Tom Holland and Francesca Stavrakopoulou discuss…
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A response to Dr Jonathan Brown on the five daily prayers

This article is in response to Dr Jonathan Brown’s article, which can be read…
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‘A sensational story’: the critics verdict on Dynasty

Since its publication in September, Dynasty has been reviewed and discussed widely across the…
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Dynasty out now!

The wait is over – Dynasty, Tom Holland’s gripping new account of the rise…
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