History: Actual, Fictional and Legendary

This group is for anyone whose interest in History goes beyond textbooks. While I enjoy reading books that cover actual events and actual people, I also enjoy Historical Fiction.

Often I learn as much from reading Historical Fiction as I would from reading a factual account of the same period. For example: the Aubrey/Maturin Series by Patrick O'Brian which takes place during the Napoleonic Wars taught me more about those times than anything else I've read.

Legendary History can be of two or three
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* Getting Started: Introduce Yourself
By Ed , Chief Curmudgeon · 609 posts · 821 views
last updated Nov 08, 2018 05:34AM
Calling all historical fiction and historical romance authors!
By Melina · 3 posts · 7 views
last updated Oct 30, 2018 11:47AM
Favorite Historical Movies
By Craig · 8 posts · 18 views
last updated Aug 21, 2018 01:22PM
Time slip historical novels
By Anthony · 2 posts · 19 views
last updated Jun 26, 2018 11:13PM
Novels of Medieval Scotland
By James · 1 post · 4 views
last updated Jun 26, 2018 11:11PM
What's your favorite time period?
By Melina · 60 posts · 97 views
last updated Nov 09, 2017 03:16PM
Historical Fiction - Scottish Highlander to Beijing China 1904
By Jack · 1 post · 5 views
last updated Oct 11, 2017 04:01PM
YA Time Travel adventure (Frontier TN) by Jack King
By Jack · 1 post · 2 views
last updated Oct 11, 2017 03:56PM
YA Time Travel adventure (War of 1812) by Jack King
By Jack · 1 post · 2 views
last updated Oct 11, 2017 03:54PM
The High Middle Ages
By Ellis · 5 posts · 10 views
last updated Oct 07, 2017 09:28PM
* Overview
By Ed , Chief Curmudgeon · 24 posts · 72 views
last updated Feb 25, 2011 03:04AM
Reading List-Napoleonic Wars
By Ed , Chief Curmudgeon · 17 posts · 90 views
last updated Jun 04, 2018 09:08AM
Exile, Return, Waterloo and Exile.
By Ed , Chief Curmudgeon · 13 posts · 55 views
last updated Jul 21, 2017 06:30AM
The maritime aspects of the Napoleonic Wars
By Jim · 3 posts · 15 views
last updated Dec 18, 2016 11:52AM
Napoleon's Decline: 1812-1814
By Ed , Chief Curmudgeon · 9 posts · 50 views
last updated Nov 30, 2010 10:23AM
The Peninsular War: 1808-1814
By Ed , Chief Curmudgeon · 14 posts · 39 views
last updated Oct 01, 2010 09:03PM
The Third Coalition: 1805
By Ed , Chief Curmudgeon · 10 posts · 22 views
last updated Sep 30, 2010 10:04PM
The Fourth Coalition: 1806-1807
By Ed , Chief Curmudgeon · 16 posts · 23 views
last updated Sep 29, 2010 07:58AM
The Egyptian Campaigns: 1798-1801
By Ed , Chief Curmudgeon · 11 posts · 23 views
last updated Sep 13, 2010 11:38PM
The Fifth Coalition: 1809
By Ed , Chief Curmudgeon · 1 post · 16 views
last updated Sep 04, 2010 02:51AM
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* Crusades Bibliography
By Ed , Chief Curmudgeon · 18 posts · 103 views
last updated Oct 30, 2010 01:50AM
Second Crusade 1147-1149
By Ed , Chief Curmudgeon · 4 posts · 53 views
last updated Apr 21, 2018 09:46AM
Third Crusade 1189-1192
By Ed , Chief Curmudgeon · 32 posts · 44 views
last updated Jul 02, 2010 09:13AM
First Crusade 1096-1099
By Ed , Chief Curmudgeon · 5 posts · 38 views
last updated May 24, 2010 03:38AM
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+ Archives
* Introduction To Western Roman Empire
By Ed , Chief Curmudgeon · 31 posts · 86 views
last updated Apr 16, 2011 11:10AM
* First World War - Causes
By Ed , Chief Curmudgeon · 43 posts · 92 views
last updated Aug 07, 2011 07:57PM
GIVEAWAY: Pages from the Textbook of Alternate History
By Phong · 1 post · 5 views
last updated Jan 23, 2014 06:55AM
The Roman Army
By Ed , Chief Curmudgeon · 15 posts · 60 views
last updated Jan 06, 2012 08:00PM
Russian history
By Sandra · 11 posts · 81 views
last updated Dec 30, 2011 01:12AM
Graduate Research
By Rebecca · 3 posts · 26 views
last updated Feb 18, 2011 02:50AM
Early Emperors: Augustus(BC 27) - Domitian (AD 96)
By Ed , Chief Curmudgeon · 12 posts · 128 views
last updated Nov 01, 2010 10:11PM
The Decline: Pertinax (AD 193) - Constantine (AD 337)
By Ed , Chief Curmudgeon · 12 posts · 42 views
last updated Jul 30, 2010 07:13AM
First World War - End of the War and Versailles Treaty
By Ed , Chief Curmudgeon · 50 posts · 56 views
last updated Jun 16, 2010 01:26AM
High Point: Nerva (AD 96) - Commodus (AD 192)
By Ed , Chief Curmudgeon · 6 posts · 31 views
last updated Apr 30, 2010 12:49AM
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