Even if the Cerne Abbas giant is Anglo-Saxon, that doesn’t make it pagan – after all, Christians were no prudes in those days
Ralph Fiennes and Carey Mulligan shine in the story of the Sutton Hoo discovery
Christopher de Hamel argues that a book of psalms in a Cambridge library is the only surviving relic of the murdered archbishop
The critic’s guide to creative living is full of joy – but how far can you get by following someone else’s rules?
The mythical figure has taken many forms over the centuries, some more dignified than others
Paganism and Christianity are intertwined in the hoard of rare artefacts found in a princely burial site in Essex
It shouldn’t be news that women illustrated manuscripts in the Middle Ages, but there’s no denying the appeal of a recent discovery