Ancient & Medieval Historical Fiction

The focus of this group is historical fiction set in Ancient and Medieval eras(with some post Medieval), in any geographical location. Preference is given to themes of: engaging politics, sprawling battles, drugs(errr .. mead) and debauchery. If authors like Robyn Young, Bernard Cornwell, Steven Pressfield resonate with you, this group is designed for you. If you are bursting in your seams to discuss their books, please do come in.
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+ Rules & Guidelines
This topic has been closed to new comments. * RULES FOR Posting Comments & Topics in Folders
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last updated Oct 23, 2013 04:04PM
* AUTHORS PLEASE READ: Author Posting Rules
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last updated Jan 01, 2021 11:54AM
Spoilers & Threads: The How To Guide
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last updated Sep 11, 2016 01:31PM
Linking to Books or Authors in Posts: The How To Guide
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last updated Nov 20, 2014 12:04PM
Broadcasts & Messages From Moderators
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+ General Discussions
* The 10 'MUST READ' Books of the Historical Fiction Genre
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 237 posts · 2495 views
last updated Sep 02, 2019 07:10PM
* MEET & GREET
By Ireney · 3519 posts · 1331 views
last updated Aug 08, 2020 11:05AM
* What Are You Reading Right Now? ( Hwæt béon ðu bocrædung?)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 9662 posts · 1867 views
last updated Feb 27, 2021 02:09PM
* New & Upcoming Releases
By Ireney · 371 posts · 838 views
last updated Oct 14, 2020 10:35AM
Random Thoughts
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 17199 posts · 1513 views
last updated Mar 03, 2021 01:31PM
Historical Fantasy
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 983 posts · 977 views
last updated Nov 28, 2020 02:31AM
Historical Accuracy in Fiction
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 904 posts · 695 views
last updated Nov 04, 2020 01:01AM
Escape to a Castle
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 216 posts · 381 views
last updated Sep 06, 2020 01:15PM
Historical Mystery
By Dawn · 1093 posts · 833 views
last updated Aug 16, 2020 01:33PM
Going somewhere?
By Ireney · 1131 posts · 525 views
last updated Jul 17, 2020 04:36AM
Where to find nonfiction suggestions
By Shannon · 4 posts · 37 views
last updated Dec 26, 2019 06:07PM
Myth, Legend and Mythology (eg King Arthur)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 189 posts · 520 views
last updated Sep 16, 2019 01:57PM
Historical fiction - The Prologue
By Stephen · 36 posts · 262 views
last updated Nov 29, 2018 11:06PM
Just Bought, Borrowed a Book. Do tell...
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 129 posts · 98 views
last updated May 18, 2018 12:48AM
“The Anarchy” Period—Stephen of Blois/Empress Mathilda
By Poptart19 (re… · 23 posts · 39 views
last updated Jan 26, 2021 12:29PM
Samurai? Feudal Japan?
By Chase · 43 posts · 617 views
last updated Dec 31, 2020 02:24AM
Historical Action Epics Like Braveheart or Gladiator
By Jared · 31 posts · 129 views
last updated Dec 02, 2020 06:20PM
Featuring the Jewish
By Dawn · 223 posts · 508 views
last updated Nov 17, 2020 04:51PM
Medieval Books Set in Central and Eastern Europe
By Shannon · 20 posts · 105 views
last updated Nov 16, 2020 06:14PM
Any books on the merovingian franks, the goths, or the lombards?
By Hariasa · 10 posts · 52 views
last updated Oct 25, 2020 09:54AM
fiction set in ancient Israel
By Henry · 12 posts · 66 views
last updated Oct 12, 2020 12:09PM
favorite novel set in 11th century.
By Bob · 23 posts · 239 views
last updated Aug 26, 2020 10:27AM
Witches and tarot in the Middle Ages
By Eira · 16 posts · 70 views
last updated Aug 17, 2020 02:14PM
Charles Martel/Charlemagne?
By Patremagne · 23 posts · 415 views
last updated Aug 12, 2020 11:01PM
Then the Winged Hussars arrived!
By Arthur · 7 posts · 30 views
last updated Aug 12, 2020 06:05AM
Athenian Political Intrigue
By NekroRider · 5 posts · 38 views
last updated Jun 04, 2020 06:23AM
Renaissance Europe
By Andy · 3 posts · 55 views
last updated Jul 08, 2019 10:56AM
Book About - General Corbulo
By Kieran · 6 posts · 27 views
last updated May 09, 2019 06:58PM
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+ Authors
Bernard Cornwell
By Lee · 2250 posts · 1230 views
last updated Feb 05, 2021 12:56AM
Ben Kane
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 329 posts · 397 views
last updated Nov 19, 2020 01:16PM
Conn Iggulden
By Ireney · 371 posts · 543 views
last updated Apr 26, 2020 02:46PM
Robert Low
By Dawn · 707 posts · 428 views
last updated Apr 24, 2020 10:24PM
Robyn Young
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 28 posts · 68 views
last updated Oct 20, 2018 07:29PM
Tim Severin
By Justin · 62 posts · 228 views
last updated Jul 23, 2018 04:36PM
C.S. Forester & Patrick O'Brian
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 187 posts · 368 views
last updated Mar 08, 2018 01:59PM
Steven Pressfield
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 113 posts · 306 views
last updated Jun 11, 2015 09:35AM
Michael Curtis Ford
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 47 posts · 200 views
last updated Nov 09, 2014 09:23PM
* Prehistory (<3400BC)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 127 posts · 542 views
last updated May 19, 2020 02:01AM
First North Americans Series
By Silver · 134 posts · 365 views
last updated Feb 17, 2016 02:07PM
Clan of the Cave Bear Books
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 121 posts · 425 views
last updated Nov 25, 2014 02:42PM
* Bronze & Iron Ages (3400-800BC)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 197 posts · 901 views
last updated Mar 20, 2020 10:06PM
Ancient Egypt
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 474 posts · 679 views
last updated Jun 01, 2020 10:39AM
Troy /Anatolia/Turkey
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 114 posts · 413 views
last updated Jul 06, 2016 02:36PM
* Classical Antiquity (800BC-476AD)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 265 posts · 601 views
last updated Sep 10, 2020 11:22PM
Roman Empire to 476AD
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 1498 posts · 972 views
last updated Jan 14, 2021 11:52AM
Britain (800 - 476AD)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 108 posts · 312 views
last updated Jan 13, 2021 09:38AM
Sparta (650-146BC)
By Dawn · 104 posts · 413 views
last updated May 20, 2020 10:03AM
Greco-Persian Wars
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 63 posts · 386 views
last updated Apr 26, 2020 02:49PM
Alexander the Great
By Ireney · 136 posts · 896 views
last updated May 25, 2019 02:23PM
Barbarian Invasions (200-476AD)
By Dawn · 54 posts · 317 views
last updated Sep 15, 2016 12:33PM
The Punic Wars: (264 - 46 B.C)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 158 posts · 422 views
last updated Apr 27, 2015 02:48PM
* Early Middle Ages (476-1000)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 131 posts · 627 views
last updated May 15, 2020 06:35AM
The Vikings
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 1148 posts · 983 views
last updated Feb 18, 2021 07:24PM
Byzantium/Constantinople/Istanbul
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 161 posts · 566 views
last updated Jan 25, 2021 08:59AM
The Saxons
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 299 posts · 670 views
last updated May 27, 2020 07:49AM
Britain (476 - 1000)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 41 posts · 340 views
last updated May 04, 2018 04:24PM
* High Middle Ages (1000-1300)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 210 posts · 672 views
last updated Sep 30, 2020 12:13AM
The Crusades & The Templars
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 342 posts · 681 views
last updated Feb 19, 2021 07:09AM
1066
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 109 posts · 498 views
last updated Dec 02, 2020 06:26PM
Asia (eg. the Mongols)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 211 posts · 492 views
last updated Jun 15, 2020 02:24PM
Angevins & House of Plantagenet
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 81 posts · 319 views
last updated Dec 27, 2019 06:42PM
The Normans
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 308 posts · 537 views
last updated Aug 11, 2018 02:26PM
Men of Iron (Knights)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 54 posts · 294 views
last updated May 26, 2018 06:47PM
* Late Middle Ages (1300-1500)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 311 posts · 621 views
last updated Jan 02, 2021 08:53AM
Wars of the Roses (1455 - 1485)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 378 posts · 459 views
last updated May 22, 2020 02:59PM
100 Years' War (1337-1453)
By Ireney · 297 posts · 515 views
last updated Sep 04, 2019 11:06AM
Knights Hospitaller (Knights of St John)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 92 posts · 342 views
last updated Oct 20, 2018 02:28PM
Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1300-1500)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 28 posts · 140 views
last updated May 24, 2018 02:22PM
The House of Borgia (The Borgias)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 176 posts · 370 views
last updated Apr 23, 2017 07:56PM
Wars of Scottish Independence
By Ireney · 129 posts · 384 views
last updated Apr 11, 2016 03:31PM
Vlad III, Prince of Wallachia
By Dawn · 22 posts · 171 views
last updated Jul 16, 2013 03:44PM
Teutonic Knights
By Ireney · 5 posts · 161 views
last updated Jul 26, 2012 03:43PM
* Early Modern Period (1500-1800)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 81 posts · 391 views
last updated Apr 24, 2020 10:29PM
House of Medici
By Dawn · 115 posts · 794 views
last updated Sep 27, 2020 08:39AM
Tudor England
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 208 posts · 449 views
last updated Aug 12, 2020 07:27AM
American Revolutionary War (1775 - 1783)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 32 posts · 203 views
last updated Aug 05, 2020 04:58PM
Pacific Countries ( - 1800)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 27 posts · 122 views
last updated Jun 07, 2020 05:40PM
Elizabethan Era (1558-1603)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 172 posts · 504 views
last updated Jun 07, 2020 05:37PM
Europe (1500-1800)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 170 posts · 349 views
last updated Feb 08, 2020 03:14PM
Pre-Columbian Americas & Spanish Conquest
By Ireney · 64 posts · 303 views
last updated May 28, 2018 04:04AM
Asia (1500 - 1800)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 49 posts · 262 views
last updated Sep 24, 2017 03:55PM
English Civil War (1642 - 1651)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 127 posts · 228 views
last updated Aug 31, 2016 11:43PM
The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli
By Dawn · 16 posts · 195 views
last updated Jul 19, 2016 08:01PM
French Revolution: 1789 - 1799/Napoleonic Wars/Napoleon (to 1821)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 227 posts · 290 views
last updated Apr 30, 2016 08:50AM
Spanish Succession: Early 1700's
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 12 posts · 104 views
last updated Aug 02, 2013 10:34PM
* Modern Age (1800 - )
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 76 posts · 279 views
last updated Jul 09, 2020 07:06PM
Georgian & Regency (1714 - 1830)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 72 posts · 225 views
last updated Jan 03, 2021 01:56PM
The Victorian Era (1837 - 1901)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 140 posts · 321 views
last updated Oct 03, 2020 08:06AM
Interwar & World War II (1918 - 1945)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 243 posts · 296 views
last updated Jun 16, 2020 04:06PM
America - The Wild West & The Frontiers
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 113 posts · 248 views
last updated Jun 08, 2020 06:49PM
Sherlock Holmes
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 396 posts · 318 views
last updated Jun 08, 2020 04:30PM
The Edwardian Era & World War I (1901 - 1918)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 149 posts · 242 views
last updated Apr 23, 2020 03:32PM
Australia and the Pacific
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 34 posts · 43 views
last updated Feb 09, 2020 06:48PM
Russia and the Romanovs
By Dawn · 68 posts · 180 views
last updated Jun 04, 2019 06:39PM
American Revolution & Civil War (1861 - 1865)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 161 posts · 259 views
last updated Nov 06, 2017 09:20PM
Crimean War (1853 - 1856)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 25 posts · 113 views
last updated Jan 06, 2014 08:19PM
* Reading the Poll Losers Instead?
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 872 posts · 588 views
last updated Nov 04, 2018 03:49PM
* Monthly Group Reads Polls and Voting
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last updated May 26, 2019 05:10PM
* General Guidelines
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last updated May 05, 2012 06:47PM
JULY 2018: THE POISON BED by E.C. Fremantle
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 21 posts · 89 views
last updated May 21, 2019 09:09AM
FEBRUARY 2019: INSURRECTION by Robyn Young
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 41 posts · 106 views
last updated Apr 30, 2019 06:52PM
SEPTEMBER 2018: FALCON OF SPARTA by Conn Iggulden
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 30 posts · 103 views
last updated Apr 01, 2019 08:24AM
MARCH & APRIL GROUP READ: Killer of Men by CHRISTIAN CAMERON
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 2 posts · 39 views
last updated Mar 31, 2019 12:09PM
DECEMBER 2018: ISLAND OF GHOSTS by Gillian Bradshaw
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 18 posts · 52 views
last updated Dec 19, 2018 06:25PM
NOVEMBER 2018: LOST QUEEN by Signe Pike
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 32 posts · 115 views
last updated Dec 17, 2018 05:56PM
MAY 2018: THE ABBOT'S TALE/DUNSTAN by Conn Iggulden
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 88 posts · 165 views
last updated Sep 18, 2018 10:43PM
AUGUST 2018: ROSS POLDARK by Winston Graham
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 70 posts · 69 views
last updated Sep 13, 2018 01:15PM
JUNE 2018: BLOOD FOREST by Geraint Jones
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 83 posts · 71 views
last updated Jul 17, 2018 06:27PM
MARCH 2018: THE ILL-MADE KNIGHT by Christian Cameron
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 49 posts · 109 views
last updated May 22, 2018 06:04AM
APRIL 2018: CATHAR by Christopher Bland
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 47 posts · 80 views
last updated May 21, 2018 10:36PM
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+ Media Watch
Movies & Series' (History related)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 2826 posts · 963 views
last updated Mar 01, 2021 02:12PM
Documentaries (History related)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 154 posts · 203 views
last updated Feb 09, 2021 03:26PM
Vikings TV Series
By sarg · 125 posts · 574 views
last updated Jun 27, 2016 07:33PM
Opera & Theatre (History related)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 217 posts · 116 views
last updated Apr 28, 2016 03:25PM
War and Peace TV Series (2016)
By Cynthia · 46 posts · 74 views
last updated Mar 11, 2016 08:27PM
Outlander (movie)
By Ireney · 38 posts · 213 views
last updated Apr 01, 2014 02:55PM
Brotherhood of the Wolf (foreign movie)
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 16 posts · 133 views
last updated Sep 16, 2013 04:49PM
Freebie/Giveaway/On Sale Historical Fiction Books - eBook and Audio
By James · 2611 posts · 1284 views
last updated Jan 29, 2021 09:29AM
Freebie/Giveaway/On Sale Historical Fiction Books - Paperback & Hardcover
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 220 posts · 521 views
last updated Jan 19, 2021 03:20AM
* Do You Know Of Any Good Free History Courses?
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 57 posts · 250 views
last updated May 25, 2020 04:01AM
Did Aud the Deep-Minded gain women the right to speak at the Thing in Iceland?
By Gwendoline · 5 posts · 24 views
last updated Jan 16, 2020 06:42PM
landscape studies. a free course.
By Mark · 1 post · 23 views
last updated May 26, 2017 11:39PM
Plagues, Witches and War: The Worlds of Historical Fiction (University of Virginia) - self paced course
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 22 posts · 127 views
last updated Apr 13, 2016 07:02PM
Hadrian's Wall (Newcastle University - online) JUNE 2015
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 141 posts · 144 views
last updated Jun 17, 2015 07:16AM
England in the Time of King Richard III (University of Leicester - online) FEBRUARY 16 2015
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 206 posts · 146 views
last updated Mar 15, 2015 03:23AM
Archaeology of Portus: Exploring the Lost Harbour of Ancient Rome (University of Southhampton) January 26, 2015
By Terri , Wyrd bið ful aræd · 37 posts · 66 views
last updated Feb 10, 2015 06:52AM
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