1. HistoryMarche

    Battle of Hemmingstedt, 1500

    A sort of a Thermopylae of the North. It's the first time I've experimented with 3D for battle scenes. jF72Gyf4eeA
  2. SufiMystic

    The British never achieved anything of value in their entire history before 1500

    A recent visit to the museum got me thinking about British history. Walking through the ancient pre-Roman section, there was material about the distant past, the Pleistocene era and the Ice Age, which consisted mostly of a few animal bones as well as a few primitive artifacts of such as stone...
  3. Futurist

    More European/Western "offshoots" worldwide with a PoD of 1500

    In our TL, European colonization caused European/Western "offshoots" to be created in Canada, the U.S., Australia, New Zealand, and--to some extent--in Latin America and the Caribbean. Similarly, the Zionist movement arguably created a Western offshoot in the Middle East with the creation of...
  4. Swagganaut

    Source hunting for Medieval Central Sudan (Ca. 500 - 1500 AD)

    As already announced some days ago, I want to write a paper on the Kingdom of Alodia (Aka Alwa or Aloa), a Christian Nubian Kingdom which lasted from the 6th - early 16th century in what is now central Sudan. In contrast to Makuria the sources are fairly spare, especially archaeological ones...
  5. Naima

    Italian colonists of 1500?

    I am wondering , the discovery of America by Italian navigators , Were there any colonist migrating from the renaissence Italy toward the new world? I found online this document , apparently by the 1600 many Italians with names naturalized to english were among the first colonists of N America...
  6. JoanOfArc007

    Who was the greatest King of England prior to 1500 AD

    In terms of expanding the power and territory of the Kingdom of England...Who was the greatest King of England prior to 1500 AD? King William I (1066-1087) www.youtube.com/watch?v=gItfGVaRnZo King Henry II (1154-1189) www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ZHen6A_rrw&list=PL383242B45319926E&index=4...
  7. U

    European History Topic 1500+

    Hello, I was wondering if any of you could give me some topics for me to do on my research paper. The paper must be anything after 1500+ and it must obviously have sources found on library databases. I would appreciate any suggestions. Thank you, So far my number one topic is biography of...
  8. LatinoEuropa

    Population in 1500 in Portugal

    Population in 1500 in Portugal a million people in which old and new including children, in 1500 discovered by this world outside Brazil Africa Angola Mozambique Guinea and Sao Tome Pricipe Asia Timor Macau etc. Today the Portuguese population is 11 million ppl have 5 million immigrants...
  9. P

    WESTERN EUROPE: Advanced by 1500???

    DO you agree with the thesis that western Europe was advanced (or whatever) by 1500? A few seem to believe that Asia won the middle ages (right up until Constantinople fell) and that Asia was not fundementally superseded until the 18th century. There are statistics all over the place here...
  10. CathareHeretic

    1500 year old bible confirms that jesus christ was not crucified

    Much to the dismay of the Vatican, an approx. 1500-2000 year old bible was found in Turkey, in the Ethnography Museum of Ankara. Discovered and kept secret in the year 2000, the book contains the Gospel of Barnabas – a disciple of Christ – which shows that Jesus was not crucified, nor was he...
  11. gladiatrice

    Florentine life in the early 1500's

    I'm in the process of writing historical fiction that takes place in Florence during the late medieval/Renaissance era, but I can't find too many reputable sources. What was life like then? What was happening during this time, politically? I think the whole Medici-Pazzi bloodfeud was over at...
  12. C

    After Roma gypsy robber gang arrived in Romania from India 1500 years ago how come no

    one drove them back east? Such as the Christian rulers with armies? Did they try and fail? Did they not bother? Did they see a use for them? Anyone specifically know about this? The second most significant movement after this, of the Roma people, was the recent opening of Western European...
  13. A

    1300-1500 Ottoman, Roman/Byzantine,States of Balkans,Anatolia,Rusia, Warfare studies

    1300 -1500 Ottoman, Roman/byzantine, states of Balkans, states of Anatolia, Rusia Warfare studies. This is a thread in which concentrate to preserve modern or older studies about the Warfare of : early Ottoman Warfare, late Roman/byzantineWarfare (including that of Trebizond, Morea, Thrace...
  14. G

    Which city would you like to visit most in 1500?

    Which city would you like to visit most in 1500 AD?
  15. Delenda est Roma

    Navies from the 1500's to the late 1600's.

    I know a bit about this period of navies from quite a few books. I have never found a book that included more than a few pages. If their are any experts id love to hear. Ive learned primarily about the 1500's Mediterranean fleet. The 1500-1600's Northern fleets including england, the...
  16. The Imperial

    The Great Hedge: 12ft high, 14ft thick and 1500 miles long!!!

    I came across this shocking piece of discovery.....! The British had constructed this great hedge in colonial India, and it was quietly forgotten in the pages of history..! Roy Moxham - THE GREAT HEDGE OF INDIA http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inland_Customs_Line#Great_Hedge
  17. Elias

    Recommend me a topic for a 1500 word essay - All ideas welcome!

    As part of my course I must complete a short 1500 word essay which also includes a seminar. What's interesting, however, is that the essay can be on anything in the span of human history. Due to the short length of the essay, I'm looking for a topic that is compact enough that I can...
  18. Thessalonian

    Greatest European monarch after 1500 AD?

    Who do you think is the greatest monarch in Europe, over the last 500 years? It can be either a king or a queen. If possible, explain your reasoning.
  19. jeroenrottgering

    Most signifigant power in Europe from the 1500's

    What is in your opinion the most significant power in Europe from the 1500's?
  20. Alcibiades

    Most powerful person(s) in 1500 AD in the world?

    Title says it all.Who is the most powerfull person(s) at the threshold between 15th and 16th centuris(1500 AD)? By that,I don't just mean the power of the state they controlled,but also their personal power,as well as their ability to bring about geo-political and military changes.:) Alcibiades