Tag: Great Writers

Nancy Marie Brown reveals some interesting truths about the Lewis Chessmen, Viking history and Margret the Adroit.

Medievalist and author, Nancy Marie Brown just might be Iceland’s hardest working advocate. She spends a part of each summer […]

History’s Willing Advocate: Q & A with The Freelance History Writer.

The revival in the interest in history has exploded over the last ten years since the advent of amazing blog/website […]

Amazing Women Who Inspire Us: Sappho, the Greek lyric poet.

One woman, who often stands heads and shoulders above most others in the ancient world was Sappho. Reliable records about […]

In the beginning there were 12 Byzantine Rulers: Lars Brownworth speaks candidly about podcasting, Justinian and history.

From humble beginnings, Lars Brownworth’s love for history would in my opinion revolutionize how we learn and in fact even […]

Amongst the ruins of Isca Augusta you may just find Adrian Goldsworthy.

The Isca Augusta was once a Roman legionary fortress and settlement. Why is it that over the centuries historians, from […]

History, writing, storytelling, poetry and my conversation with a good friend.

An overwhelming part of our human history is unrecorded. It is quite sketchy for us to know exactly what people […]

Narrative History’s Man of the Moment.

“History is taught, I believe, by one thing only- sparking interest. This means telling a good story, of which there […]

This is Miroslav Sasek

It was about four years ago that I first came across an illustrated children’s book entitled This is New York […]

The ‘Capitoline Vision’ of Edward Gibbon.

On the 15th October 1764, Edward Gibbon observed a group of friars singing in the ruins of the Temple of […]

“Ask me anything you like. But I warn you, I’m not a Byzantinist …” – John Julius Norwich.

This featured article had originally intended to highlight a collection of history books that bloggers or enthusiasts would find interesting […]