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  1. Help with medieval expressions

    Hi guys! I would want some help please regarding the medieval expressions and talking. Did someone have a clue how the real people talk back then? I'm referring to the period around 1200. For example, Where the words "fuck" and "fucking" used as often we do it today ? The Game of Thrones is...
  2. Religious composition of the Middle East by mid 13th century?

    Hi guys, As the title says, which was the (Ethnic and the) Religious composition of the Middle East in the 13th century? What is the estimated population? A more exact date can be before (and/or after, if available) Hulagu invasion. I am concerned by: - Syria/Aleppo - Emirate of Damascus...
  3. Help with HRE disintegration in 13 and 14 century

    Hi Guys, Somehow related to the other thread about HRE (and somehow related to my own timeline), can you please help me with some clarification about the processes of disintegration of the Empire? It seems that nearly in all Germany, sometime in the middle of 13 century, both the big domains...
  4. The lucky marriage - Timeline Summary

    The lucky marriage Alternate history of the Capetian Dynasty and of the 13th century Europe This timeline cover the 13 Century, being centered on Europe (and marginally in the middle east). It's not so a France wank but more a Capetian wank. In order to make the story more robust and for...
  5. Pope Election during a ATL 4th Lateran Council

    Hi In my timeline, I had Pope Innocent III dying during the 4th Lateran Council, that happen in my TL in 1216. I'm struggling whit the question of who might become pope? In OTL, the papal election of 1216 was a quick affair, Cencio Savelli (Honorius III) was elected Pope by...
  6. Help with beginning of 13 century wafare

    Help with beginning of 13 century warfare Hi Guys, I have some questions concerning High Middle Age (1200) warfare and politics. It's related to my thread : https://www.alternatehistory.com/discussion/showthread.php?t=356476&page=5 Here, Philip Augustus won an Alternate Bouvines - the battle...
  7. The lucky marriage - Alternate history of the Capetian Dynasty

    The lucky marriage Alternate history of the Capetian Dynasty and of the 13th century Europe Motto :“Le roi est le justicier qui amène son people au salut” Saint Augustin “The Capetians in general sought to advance only through legally correct means. They more than any rulers of the time...
  8. Louis (VIII) of France maring Eleanor of Brittany in 1195

    Hi Guys, I want your opinion regarding a possible marriage between the prince Louis of France (future king Louis VIII), son and heir of king Philippe II Auguste and Eleanor of Brittany, the eldest daughter of Geoffrey Plantagenet, sister of Arthur I, duke of Brittany. This marriage was OTL...
  9. Italy: unified or devided

    Hello guys, I would like to ask you an opinion. In my timeline An unlikely historical accident - The rise of a new nation, I've included an aborted Italian unification but I'm not yet decided if I shall keep Italy split in 3 : Northen Italy (including Lombardy - Veneto), Kingdom of Two...
  10. An unlikely historical accident - The rise of a new nation

    An unlikely historical accident - The rise of a new nation Excerpt from “When the end begin. The rise of new nations at the end of the XIX century” by Prof. Nicolas Chirac, Université de Paris. Translation from the French original version:“Sometimes in history, accidents happened. Some...
  11. Mircea I the Great - A medieval Timeline

    The Tsardom of the Vlachs Hi! I'm trying a timeline focused on Romanians countries (Wallachia and Moldova) at the end of XIV century. ****PART I - The Beginning**** 1373 – POD1: Radu I, the Voivode of Wallachia, in the desire of strengthen the relations with Moldavia, has his second son...
  12. Kingdom of Franks to Kingdom of France

    Hello! I have always wondered why Philippe Augustus of France changed the name of his kingdom from Kingdom of Franks (Rex Francorum) to Kingdom of France (Rex Francia). What were his reasons and what he gained from doing that ? In my opinion, he even lost, as being king of the franks could...
  13. Addressing Formulas

    Hello guys! I'm addressing more to history geeks but any help is greatly appreciated. I need some help concerning the address formulas used in the high middle age (1200) in France. So, - how two knights addresses each-other ? - how a knight addresses to seigneur (not his lord) ? - how...
  14. History question on the middle age period (1200)

    History questionS on the middle age period (1200) Hi everybody! I need help please with a question regarding the political reality at 1200 in the western Europe and especially HRE. So, the question is : It is possible that after a crushing victory over the Holy Roman...
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