The 5 Most Gruesome Female Martyrdoms in Early Christianity. Part One: Eulalia

The 5 Most Gruesome Female Martyrdoms in Early Christianity. Part One: Eulalia

We have all had to queue for something. Whether its queuing for the checkout at Aldi (or Tesco if you're fancy), at the bar or even the toilet, queuing is just an accepted part of life. But would you queue to get humiliated, tortured and brutally killed? No? Me neither, it doesn't sound like the [...]

Flirting with the Ancient Greeks; Alcibiades

Flirting with the Ancient Greeks; Alcibiades

Hello everyone and welcome back to Ancient Greece! Today I will be discussing Assassin's Creed Odyssey, focusing on the flirtatious fornicator; the one and only Alcibiades. 'Alcibiades being taught by Socrates' by Francois-Andre Vincent. Image taken from Wikipedia Please note this isn't going to be an in-depth biography but instead is my view on how [...]

Historia Guest: A Game of Thrones and A War of Roses

Historia Guest: A Game of Thrones and A War of Roses

By Bryn Davies Hi everyone! Welcome back to a slightly different post about Yorkshire today written by Bryn Davies. Instead of focusing just on Yorkshire history, today Yorkshire has been incorporated into an article about the influence of the War of the Roses and the warring houses of York and Lancaster on George R.R. Martin's [...]

Historical Women: The Corpse of an Unnamed Woman and a Monk

Historical Women: The Corpse of an Unnamed Woman and a Monk

Hello everyone and welcome back to another post about a woman who we aren't 100% sure actually existed. Like Alexandra last week, this woman is shrouded in mystery but unlike Alexandra's her tale is even more bizarre. In fact, this post is less about the woman herself and more about the monk's interaction with her. [...]

Historia Update!

Historia Update!

Hello everyone, I hope you are all well. I just thought I would post a quick update with regards to my plans for the blog in the next coming weeks, especially for those of you who don't have Instagram/follow the corresponding Instagram page! I know I have been a bit quiet on here recently, but [...]