Category Archives: History News

The Summerhall Historical Fiction Festival in Edinburgh – Review by Paul F Cockburn

The third Summerhall Historical Fiction Festival began with a simple question: why history? Amiable old trooper Allan Massie – author of rather a lot of good historical fiction – launched this year’s three day festival hosted by Edinburgh’s Summerhall arts … Continue reading

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Interesting Video – how Video games rewrite history (Assassin’s Creed IV)

Interesting idea this – looking at how video games rewrite history and create alternate history. This 40 minute video is the first in a new series from History Respawned. The first episode is a 40 minute look into the world … Continue reading

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History News: Recovering Dr Livingstone’s Lost Words

First of occasional posts on what’s happening generally in the world of history! News today from The Scotsman that Scientists are now able to read the lost final entry Dr Livingstone’s diary – the famous Scottish explorer ran out of … Continue reading

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