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Tag: Medieval Europe

John Neeman Tools: The Birth Of A Weapon. Part I. English longbow making.

This is a documentary movie uncovering making of a traditional English longbow from log to a shooting weapon.  

History Buffs: Why Game of Thrones reads like a History Book and not a Fantasy Epic

Was George R. R. Martin inspired by history? Probably. Hadrian’s Wall, the War of the Roses, Italian city-states, the Mongols, Greek fire, the Assassination of Julius Caesar, the Colossus of Rhodes are just some of the similarities between real world history and the epic fantasy novel series “A Song of Ice and Fire” and the …

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