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 [...]

God of War: Does the mixture of Norse and Greek mythology work?

God of War: Does the mixture of Norse and Greek mythology work?

Hello everyone and welcome to another post for Historia Gaming all about ‘God of War’ 2018. Today I will be talking about whether I think that the mixture of Greek and Norse mythology works in the latest game. Please note this is all my opinion so if you don't agree with me that is totally [...]

Historia Yorkshire: Richmond Castle

Historia Yorkshire: Richmond Castle

Hello everyone and welcome back to Historia Yorkshire where I discuss all things Yorkshire related. Today I will be talking about the beautiful Richmond Castle, one of the most complete 11th century fortresses in the whole country! In 1069 William the Conqueror defeated a rebellion in York which subsequently led to an event now called [...]

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey; The Temple of Athena Nike

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey; The Temple of Athena Nike

Hello everyone and welcome back to Ancient Greece! Today I will be discussing a beautiful temple on the Acropolis; the Temple of Athena Nike. In the 6th century BC, a cult dedicated to Athena Nike was established in Athens and a small temple was built which used Mycenaean fortifications. Though the original temple was sadly [...]