Knowledgia has an interesting video on the formation of medieval England in the wake of the dissolution of the former Roman Empire.
Category Archives: Western Civilization
Evolution of the Indo-European Languages
This is interesting. “The Kings and Generals animated historical documentary series on the ancient civilizations continues with a video on the evolution of the Indo-European Languages, as we give a summary of how this language family formed and how the languages belonging to each are still connected to each other.”
How to Build the Perfect Castle
“This is Epic History TV’s guide to building the perfect castle, based on the development of European medieval castles over 400 years of history. We trace the origins of the castle in the feudal system that emerged in France c.900 CE, and look at the early motte-and-bailey castle, used by the Normans to subjugate England […]
The twin perils of overreach and neglect.
In the Western world, and the United States of America, one can garner the sentiment that what David Polansky tenders above is profoundly true. One of the sad realities of the western world is much of it as devolved into a Panopticon Police State. This police state is acclimated to an “information overload” where it’s […]
The First Crusade (1096-1099)
Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa (1212 A.D.)
The Battle of Hastings
[This is an archive of content previously posted on my personal home page under the Anglophile and Historian topical sections.]
Western Civilization is the best.
“I happen to be a big fan of Western civilization; I think it beats the hell out of tyranny and starvation.” —Jordan Peterson
King Cnut the Great: The Danish King of the English
“Let all men know how empty and powerless is the power of kings, for there is none worth of the name but God, whom heaven, earth, and sea obey.” —Cnut the Great
Medieval English Warfare
This blog archive is a memorial to content originally curated on the main Ryan Setliff Online page under the Medievalist section from 2020 through December 18th, 2021: