It’s a blog. About history.

So I was sifting through reams of Google News Alerts, slightly miffed that there wasn’t some nice, handy blog that had already done all the sifting for me, when it struck me like the proverbial bolt of lightning that non-laziness is an actual option. Hell, if I’m doing it for myself, why not post the products for all my brothers and sisters in history nerddom?

My interests are primarily European ancient and medieval, but I’m quite undiscriminating when it comes to history, so I’ll pretty much blather about anything that catches my eye. I also intend to make a note of all the topically relevant books I read, and a list of all the topically relevant books sitting in a pile glaring at me.

I shall endeavor not to suck. That is all.

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Comment by Legs
2006-06-10 22:19:04

You History Blog looks and feels comfy. I’ll be stopping by often.

~Legs

 
Comment by livius drusus
2006-06-10 22:33:08

Thank you! It’s great to see a familiar name. Funny you should say it looks comfy around here. One of the big selling points of this theme for me was the FF-like color scheme. I like what I like, ya know? :)

 
Comment by pitshade
2006-06-10 22:35:18

/me likes the way it looks, especially the toe tags.

Be sure to put lots about the Black Death in the blog.

 
Comment by livius drusus
2006-06-10 22:37:33

You’re a toe tag! You’re lucky the Black Death is high on my agenda.

 
Comment by Leesifer
2006-06-11 05:36:57

Excellent blog, liv.

No doubt, I’ll be spending quite a bit of time here too!

 
Comment by livius drusus
2006-06-11 07:36:51

I thought you might, Lees. In fact, you might even be one of those history nerds I talk about. :gromp:

 
Comment by Leesifer
2006-06-11 13:25:12

:gromp: yourself!

I’ve been reading Egyptology News quite a bit today.

Thanks liv.

 
Comment by livius drusus
2006-06-13 10:37:59

Good reading, innit? It can be a bit of a timesink though, fair warning.

 
Comment by Smilin
2006-06-15 14:50:03

Great blog you have here liv!!!!!

 
Comment by livius drusus
2006-06-15 14:55:30

Why, thank you sweetly, Smilin.

 
Comment by Merry Bones
2012-11-30 14:08:40

Just found your blog (I’m clearly behind the ball here). Can’t wait to sink my teeth into it.

Comment by livius drusus
2012-11-30 15:03:05

Welcome! May it provide a juicy and nutritious bite. :)

 
 
Comment by Eduardo
2020-08-11 00:43:54

I just wanted to leave a little note thanking you for this amazing blog! I particularly enjoyed your article about piggy banks!

I look forward to trawling through this treasure trove of fun historical articles.

You’ve made a fan for life !!! :love: :chicken: :blush: :boogie: :p

 
Comment by Eduardo
2020-08-11 00:45:03

P.S. I forgot to say that I really enjoyed the post about male statues posted in June of this same month! :evil: :cool:

 
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