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The historical inspiration behind the epic TV fantasy drama Game of Thrones – The Guardian

Why history has put Australia behind a firewall – The Guardian

Listen to Tom talking at Adelaide Writers’ Week

The Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire – The Guardian

Birth of a Religion – The New Statesman

Interview with Bryan Appleyard – The Sunday Times (please note this article is behind a pay wall)

The Islamic State and the land of lost gods – The Spectator

How we drew up our love letter to Scotland – The Telegraph

Eternal empire of the sword – The Sunday Times

Dynasty,’ Tom Holland’s Chronicle of the First Five Emperors Who Ruled Ancient Rome- The New York Times