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Video and Multimedia

LSE Literary Festival: Re-Writing History

Hear Tom Holland in conversation with Margaret MacMillan at LSE Literary Festival 2016. This discussion, chaired by Sir Peter Stothard, explores the ways in which history has been re-written to serve the purposes of political leaders or regimes, […]

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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 the world?

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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 the difficulties faced when non-religious critics and writers try to express views about religions which the faithful do not want to […]

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The battle of the Teutoburg Forest

To coincide with the publication of Dynasty, Tom Holland visits the scene of Arminius’s slaughter of Varus’ three legions in AD 9.  

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