A glorious tribute to the vanity of man
Ramblings of a history student
A blog dedicated to history, where you will find a good mix of everything I find interesting.
My obsessions include: Europe 1740-1815, the Habsburg Monarchy, the Napoleonic wars, The Age of Enlightenment and the age of sail.
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admiral-lord-nelson replied to your post: I’m so inspired to write, but I always…

Yes! Also, general research.

ugh yes :/

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bouncyelf replied to your post: I have just seen the first episode of …

Reminds me to start watching! Love that man!

You should! He looks so much older now, but I can’t believe how many years it’s been since Hornblower was filmed :D

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I’m so inspired to write, but I always get too caught up with naming the characters to actually get any writing done

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faster-than-asparagus-is-cooked replied to your post: I have just seen the first episode of …

He is my favorite actor! I tried to download the first episode for free on iTunes but it said I didn’t have enough storage. :(

aw, then you need to make room for it! ;)

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I have just seen the first episode of Forever, and I must say it’s really nice seeing Ioan Gruffudd again! ^^

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jeannepompadour:

Uniform of General of Division worn by Napoleon at the Battle of Marengo, 1800

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alittlesummerwind:

why is it possible to feel a deep connection to someone who died 200 years before you were born

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dailyclassicalmusic:

Composer: Michael Haydn (1737 - 1806)

Work: Menuetto. Trio from Symphony No. 16 in A major (1771)

Performer: London Mozart Players; conducted by Matthias Bamert

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historia-polski:

Works of Juliusz Kossak (1824-1899)

Kafarek, 1855

Lisowczyk, c. 1860

Berek Joselewicz near Kock, 1861

In the Stable, 1866

Amazonka (female rider), 1868

General Ignacy Kruszewski, 1871

Faithful Companion, 1871

Pułaski at  Częstochowa, 1883

Tadeusz Kościuszko, 1879

Fox Hunt, 1857

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ultratangerine:

Women Warriors series by maxre

A women only archery competition in North Japan.

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ladyinredcoat:

Majestic and gorgeous HMS Victory.

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majorbanina:

I imagine Ban’s reaction if he watched the Patriot to be like this: “Yes, I may be a -insert 18th century insult of your choice- in this, but I’m still handsome. Am I right, or am I right?” *cue grin*

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