F Discover how ancient civilisations – from the Babylonians to the Hittites – dealt with people’s fears of witchcraft and the supernatural
G Inside H
G Witchcraft and the law: how were suspects tried? G Inside Haiti’s history of zombies and sorcerers
G Meet Matthew Hopkins, the ‘witchfinder general’
G How many people were executed as witches?
G Discover how an Italian engineer tried to build a fake version of Paris
G Why the Ottomans’ biggest naval defeat may not have mattered after all
6 Snapshots A woolly mammoth in Siberia, and more
12 What We’ve Learned This Month Ancient Greek relics in southern Italy, an explosive World War II wreck, and more
14 My Life in History Andrew Deane, Royal Armouries jouster
16 This Month in... 1932 Radical ramblers protest in the Peaks
19 Paranormal Cold Case Danny Robins discusses a Surrey poltergeist
21 In a Nutshell Inside the 1320 Declaration of Arbroath
24 Spotlight on... Founding Father George Washington
73 Q&A How long did it take to paint the Sistine Chapel? This, and other questions answered
79 TV, Film & Radio This month’s history entertainment
82 What’s On Five exhibitions and events to visit
84 Books & Podcasts The latest historical releases and podcasts
86 Historical Fiction Lianne Dillsworth shares an extract from her debut novel, Theatre of Marvels
87 Prize Crossword 88 Letters 89 Next Issue 90 Photo Finish
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