Periods of History

Periods of History

I have always been fascinated by women in history, primarily because we don’t actually hear much about them. Simply put, women have always been viewed throughout history as inferior, their voices silenced by androcentric historiography. So, in celebration of women and International Women’s Day I have decided that this week I am going to be [...]

The 5 Most Gruesome Female Martyrdoms In Early Christianity. Part Two: St Agnes

The 5 Most Gruesome Female Martyrdoms In Early Christianity. Part Two: St Agnes

Hello everyone and welcome back- finally -to my countdown of the top most gruesome female martyrdoms in Early Christian history. Today I will be discussing the death of a young woman named Agnes, so without further ado lets get started! Trigger warning; violence against women and rape discussed below. According to sources, Agnes was born [...]

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 Gaming!

Historia Gaming!

 As a lover of gaming and history, I have always found it fascinating that game developers constantly look to the past for inspiration whilst creating something for the future - and this is something that I want to explore and share with you all in more detail. From “Assassins Creed Odyssey” to “The Witcher 3: [...]