1. JaddHaidar

    History and Game of Thrones

    S1 to S7 spoilers. Now let's just state the obvious; the world never witnessed dragons, an invasion of frozen zombies, and years long winters. But there are plenty of more-than-subtle similarities between George RR Martin's 'Song of Ice and Fire' and world history. For example, Westeros in...
  2. Andy Levo

    The inspiration behind peoples, characters, locations and events in Game of Thrones

    I have just started watching GOT(no spoilers!!!!season 4) and I have been thinking about the inspiration GRRM takes from history. What are some of the ones you have noticed? Some obvious ones: -Dothraki-Mongols/Turks/Scythians -Andals-Saxons -Children of the Forrest-Romans -Qarth-Constantinople...
  3. Naima

    The most amazing Castles vs Game of Thrones ?

    Hello , wich ones are for you the most amazing Castles that could rival with a Fantasy Castle from Game of Thrones?
  4. R

    Illegitimate heirs to thrones

    In most European countries, throughout the centuries, heirs to royal and imperial thrones had to be legitimate and recognized as such. Yet, in many cases the legitimacy of crown princes was suspect, as was the case with the supposed son of James II of England. Now, that latter child never...
  5. D

    Game of Thrones

    You need to see these if you love GOT or art
  6. Futurist

    Distant relatives inheriting thrones based on the laws of succession: Cases of this?

    Which cases have there been of a distant relative or a king/queen/emperor/empress/et cetera who has just passed away acquiring a country's throne due to this country's laws of succession? As of right now, I can think of Henry IV succeeding Henry III of France in 1589 (Henry IV was Henry III's...
  7. Space Shark

    Game of Thrones parallels to actual history

    For those of you who don't know, George RR Martin is believed to have gotten a lot of inspiration for his story and characters from medieval history, and in particular English/British history. I'll list some of the more obvious ones I've found: House Stark and Lannister: the houses of York...
  8. Henrique Aguiar

    Pretenders to the Thrones of Europe

    Revolution filled the air at the end of the 1800s and beginning of the 1900s, destroying many ancient monarchies. The majority of the revolting nations replaced their thrones with communist governments. You may be surprised to know that while democracy (now the main political system of most of...
  9. Toltec

    Games of Thrones Casting

    So to flood the forum with another Game of Thrones thread... This is inspired by Crowned Prince's post in another topic who praised some of the cast who I wasn't impressed with as they are nothing like the characters in the book. So I'm guessing if you have read the book you are going to have a...
  10. okamido

    Game of Thrones (SPOILERS)

    Hbo has a new show called Game of Thrones, which is a medieval, fantasy epic, taken from a series of novels called A Song of Ice and Fire. It stars Sean Bean and Perter Dinklage, anybody know if these stories are anygood? YouTube - Game of Thrones Teaser HBO YouTube - New HBO...