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Northern Karpathos is still relatively unknown, apart from Olymbos, but Olymbos is part of a string of settlements linked by history and agriculture, indeed agricultural history! The people of Olymbos farmed not just the land round their town, but also Avlona, the other valleys thereabouts...

The best preserved Hospitaller monument on Cyprus, and the most researched, is Kolossi Castle, but there's more to Kolossi than the 'castle'. Firstly, the castle is more of a keep than a defensive structure, used as an administrative centre for the Grand Commandery of Cyprus...

In case you hadn't scrolled to the bottom of the homepage, there is also a History Mentor Facebook On this site, we deal with the educational side of History, but on the Facebook page we look at History in general. In case you missed them, in...

For both teachers and students the Times Educational Supplement History Hub is an excellent way to keep up with the latest developments in History. Especially for A Level History students, it's very useful to see the latest discussions that your teachers will be reading about....

History Mentor is proud to announce its collaboration with The Hellenic Hub, who aim to promote Greek language and culture, including Greek lessons for beginners up to A level. With 25 years experience in education, you will get expert tuition from authentic Greek Teachers. Apart...

Most history students at secondary school level spend significant amounts of time studying historical sources. This short guide, though necessarily general in nature, aims to offer advice on important source analysis techniques. Using historical ‘labels’ Try to avoid the temptation to ‘label’ sources – especially if you...