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Favourite period?
Sarah Louise
Sarah Louise2 years ago
So I finally decided to do something about the dreadful lack of society for our past! I'll start the ball rolling with this: What is your favourite historical period and/or figure? (Choose as many as you like... I can't stick to just one!)

For periods, my favourites are medieval England, Tudor England & Ancient Egypt, Rome and Greece.
My favourite figures are Leonardo da Vinci, Richard III, Anne Boleyn and Cesare Borgia.
shnuffeluv
shnuffeluv2 years ago
I don't really have a favorite necessarily, though I find the Cold War fascinating. I love the history of words and language the most. Does that make me stereotypical? ;P
Sarah Louise
Sarah Louise2 years ago
@shnuffeluv, not at all! I have attempted to learn both latin and hieroglyphics but I'm not quite there yet haha!
Nicole Armas
Nicole Armas2 years ago
I find Ancient Greece, WW1, the early years following Canada's Confederation, and the Victorian age rather fascinating. Favourite historical figures would have to be Billy Bishop, John A MacDonald, and Martin Luther (that's probably an odd choice but I find the Protestant Reformation so fascinating).
Sarah Louise
Sarah Louise2 years ago
I think Luther's a really interesting choice! I've never heard him as someone's favourite figure, but he's certainly a character!
FionaDaydreamer
FionaDaydreamer2 years ago
I'm always open for every period but my favourites are medieval (early to late from every country), Louis 16th (Classic including the French Revolution), Victorian Era and WW1.
I happen to have a detailed knowledge of Vlad Dracula 3rd aside the myth with the vampires and am researching or rather collecting facts of The Phantom of the Opera. I know it's a legend but it has few rings of truth or else it would not be a legend.
In the future I will do more research of Scotland's and Ireland's history due to  one of my stories.
Cheers! ^.^
Sarah Louise
Sarah Louise2 years ago
I love French history! I recently did both a presentation and an essay on Louis XIV... I wanted to do my presentation on Marie Antoinette but somebody had already claimed her!
The Phantom of the Opera is also amazing! Love it!
FionaDaydreamer
FionaDaydreamer2 years ago
@SarahBaggins, ^.^
Cool! Maybe I should have done too something like that as an essay.
But due to longing for Ireland after having taken vacation there I did something with calligraphy & ornaments how they were constructed in Book of Kells (ca. 800 AD).
Sarah Louise
Sarah Louise2 years ago
@fionadaydreamer, did you visit the Book of Kells?? I went to Dublin last year and we went in Trinity College but couldn't get in the library because there was a huge queue and it was our last day there :(
FionaDaydreamer
FionaDaydreamer2 years ago
@SarahBaggins, Yep. It was breathtaking from its shape to the ancient colours that still appear so fresh. The Long Room was magnificent. Smelling of old books, leather and wood. :-) I was in Ireland for a language course in 2014. A dream come true and can't wait to get back there!
KatVsAnime
KatVsAnime2 years ago
I particularly like the medieval ages!!! Castles, Kings, Queens, Princes and Princesses you name it!!! I love it all!!!


XD, Kat
Sarah Louise
Sarah Louise2 years ago
@KatVsAnime, I'm definitely with you on that!!!! It's become that way that now I find it difficult to write anything NOT based on a medieval King!! There's something about these kings I just find so inherantly fascinating!
KatVsAnime
KatVsAnime2 years ago
@Sarah Louise,  Eggzactly!!!
heh heh.. egg puns.....
XD, Kat
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