Category Archives: Renaissance

Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure Brings History to Life!

The premise of this movie is that these two kids, Bill and Ted, who are teenage rebels, need to pass their history class in order for Ted not to be sent to military school. Both are not studious and would … 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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The Great Columbus Day Controversy

Not many holidays have big controversies. There is the supposed “war on Christmas” by religious groups, but other than that, many holidays are celebrated without much opposition. Not Columbus Day, however. To many, it is a long waited day off … Continue reading

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More Good Posts

More of the previous posts that are worth reading: Heresy in The Middle Ages            Clash of the Calenders Exotic Animals                                 The … Continue reading

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