Historia Nobis by Athelstan Founder

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Thoughts and musings on the English medieval, early modern, and British Empire/World War periods. Specific emphasis on the Anglo-Saxon era.
Created 17 Jul 2021
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  • Is the British Empire responsible for all of the world's contemporary problems?
    28 Nov 2021 • 6 min read
    There was a book released nearly 20 years ago by an American publisher Steven A. Grasse, citing the British Empire as the cause of the world’s contemporary issues. As the British Empire for more than ...
  • Was Alfred really "the Great"?
    12 Nov 2021 • 6 min read
    Only two kings in English history have been called “the Great”. These are Alfred, King of Wessex and later the Anglo-Saxons, and Cnut, king of England, Denmark, Norway and part of Sweden. King Alfred ...
  • The Roman Emperors - what were their powers?
    02 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    Augustus was the first Roman Emperor, as he gained the position via: Augustus - the first Roman Emperor Being the legal heir of Julius Caesar. Caesar was not an Emperor, but the Dictator of Rome. He h...
  • A-Level exaggerated points
    24 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/oct/24/a-level-textbook-withdrawn-native-american-question I must agree with the sentiment here. The Indian wars had occurred before the USA became independent i...
  • Ignored and unfairly so - King Athelstan
    10 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 0 2
    There’s a reason why I’ve named my blog after King Athelstan. I first started getting interested in Anglo-Saxon history roughly ten years ago. I’ve always been interested in social science topics, and...
  • King Cnut - did he really push back the waves?
    05 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    Cnut the Great was king of Denmark, Norway, England and part of Sweden from 1016 to 1035. He ruled over the North Sea Empire - a personal union of the aforementioned realm. He was noted for strong gov...
  • Dynastic ratings
    23 Aug 2021 • 13 min read
    In this piece, I will be providing ratings of each English royal dynasty. This will be a series, covering all dynasties from the House of Wessex to the Hanoverians. As the Hanoverians were constitutio...
  • Thoughts and musings on the English medieval, early modern, and British Empire/World War periods. Specific emphasis on the Anglo-Saxon era.
    17 Jul 2021 • < 1 min read
    Welcome to Historia Nobis by Athelstan Founder by me, AthelstanFounder. History and politics discussion. https://t.co/iH2Q4hmOCp Historia Nobis on Youtube. Sign up now so you don’t miss the first issu...
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