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  1. Would it have been anachronistic to refer to the victory of mind over strength in the 14th century?

    János Arany, 19th century Hungarian poet wrote a trilogy of epic poems about the 14th century Hungarian knight, Miklós Toldi. The last part of the trilogy, Toldi Estéje "Toldi's Night" takes place at the very end of the 14th century, the titular character is an old man, months before his death...
  2. Kizuni

    Real Japan Timeline With Everything for All Writers (A)

    Being that I was born on the other side of the world I find my knowledge of Japanese History completely inadequate, certainly nowhere near enough to get everyone else's little in-facts let alone feel confident enough to write anything. So I've decided to create a thread that can be used as a...
  3. What If No bronze-age Apocalypse

    In the last few days i've been reading an interesting book about the Bronze-age apocalypse called 1177 BC: The Year Civilization Collapsed by Eric H. Cline and it got me wondering how would've history changed if the collapse never happened? For instance would ancient Egypt stayed strong for a...
  4. Map I have needs fixing

    Map Link: http://imgur.com/BoOVtYi Hi! I'm new here and not sure if this is where I post this, but I have this map I was going to use for an alternate history, but the map seems to not be current. I found out that this is a map from the 1990's and the following have not been updated. I would...
  5. Would History still be recognizable if there were no Indoeuropeans?

    The largest linguistic group in the world and one who has given shape to all the civilizations in the Western world. The celts, greeks, germanic tribes all of them spoke related languages. If somehow they vanish from history, would the world might be still similar to ours or it'd be quite...
  6. Count of Crisco

    Strange History collection.

    This thread is for any strange, funny and amazing facts about history that you might happen to know.
  7. Dinosaur Reign: The Story of the Toronto Raptors Dynasty
    Threadmarks: Introduction

    The history of the NBA has been defined by dynasties. The formula for creating a dynasty in the NBA is simple: draft a couple of MVP candidates, and then find solid role players that complement them. The Minneapolis Lakers first did this in the early 1950's, around George Mikan and Slater...
  8. odoban

    Romania Rising

    hello all, i'm not sure if what i'm about to right counts as alternate history (more like historical fiction) so sorry if it isn't, i'm very bad at descriptions but here it goes. The story follows King Carol and his advisers as they try to make a big splash on the international stage but no...
  9. greenbay2014

    Trivoli: A Complete Alternate History

    This alternate history has everything to offer, action, drama, strategy, motives, intriguing characters, all eras of history. This story was meant to be a history of a people, particularly the Italian people and hence it’s Italian-centric. It’s an essential rewrite of history of itself but with...
  10. Petike

    Small OTL History Questions thread (After 1900)

    Thread for small OTL history questions concerning the 20th century. This is the brother/sister of the pre-1900 questions thread, started in June 2012 by Zuvarq. I'll kick off by asking: Can you give me some links to good sites about the state of the South American militaries in the first half...
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