Category Archives: Middle Ages

Old English and German: Almost One and the Same

Old English is not Shakespeare’s English, which is Early modern English! Old English sounds unintelligible for the most part with Modern English and has much more complex grammar that we have cast off. However, for the Germans out there, Old … Continue reading

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Blog Roll Please…

I take pride in the work and dedication I invest all the time into making History is Interesting an interesting and insightful blog for history buffs out there! However, I have not, as of yet, given due credit to the … Continue reading

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Early Modern Theater

Perhaps the most famous Early Modern plays we all know of are by William Shakespeare. The bane of many a high schooler, and meticulously studied by English majors worldwide, Shakespeare’s plays have been translated into numerous world languages and touch … Continue reading

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We’ve Covered the History of Why People Believe, but What About The Ones Who Don’t?

Throughout this blog, we covered many topics dealing with religion, and studied what people believe and why. We also covered topics such as syncretism between religions, and why people believe at all, but one topic we haven’t touched on, and … Continue reading

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Speaking of Movies…

Last time, I reviewed the 2007 version of Beowulf¬†and it got me thinking… It interests me how history is always such a huge success at the box office. People love period dramas, and historical action movies! It just goes to … Continue reading

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Beowulf The Movie!

In case you haven’t heard, there was a movie version of Beowulf that came out in 2007. It is known for using motion capture, a special effect also used in “The Polar Express”. I recently got to watch it, and … Continue reading

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Anglo-Saxon Bling!

“Bling” is often thought of as a very modern thing. When we think of “bling”, often we think of urban things, like gold chains, or bejeweled objects, like purses, shoes, and even cars! However, it may surprise you how “hip” … Continue reading

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