William Shakespeare might have given Marcus Junius Brutus all the credit, but Caesar's true betrayer was a much closer friend.
A matchbox-sized, 17th century notebook thought to contain contemporary notes and comments from the world’s first Shakespearean scholar has been discovered.
It's unlikely even Shakespeare could have predicted how his famous phrase would have evolved.
Bear-baiting, dog fights and gladiatorial combat involving chimps were just a few of the grisly animal blood sports that were once a hot ticket in 16th and 17th century England.
Explore 10 words and phrases that the world-famous playwright contributed to the popular lexicon.
It’s tempting to think that literary greatness affords a form of immortality, but the sad truth is that even great works fall by the wayside.
Librarians in the town of St.-Omer, France, recently discovered a first folio of William Shakespeare’s plays, which are among the rarest books in the world.
In between the star-crossed lovers, the mad kings and the bumbling courtiers, Shakespeare mentions food in every one of his plays. So what would Shakespeare himself have eaten?