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18th Sep '16 11:34:15 PM PaulA
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*** Michael Chabon's ''Gentlemen of the Road'' is set in the Khazar Empire circa A.D. 950.

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*** Michael Chabon's ''Gentlemen of the Road'' ''Literature/GentlemenOfTheRoad'' is set in the Khazar Empire circa A.D. 950.
29th Aug '16 10:39:20 AM Morgenthaler
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* UsefulNotes/TheRomanRepublic is presented as the GloryDays of TheGloryThatWasRome and unambigously invoked as GoodRepublicEvilEmpire. Yet we almost never ''see'' the Republic in its glory days, leave alone the Pyrrhic War and the UsefulNotes/PunicWars. Most fiction deals with the Twilight of the Republic, the Third Servile War (aka [[Podcast/TheHistoryOfRome Spartacus Rocks, starring Spartacus]]), the First and Second Triumvirate, the career of Creator/JuliusCaesar, Mark Antony, Creator/{{Cicero}}, Catilina, Brutus and Augustus. Missing are {{Cincinnatus}}, and Tiberius and Gaius Gracchus, both of whom invent street politics, egalitarian reform, protest marches only to get killed by the aristocratic senate. The names Gracchus are invoked in many late republican-early empire stories, but you never see the real thing, since it directly touched on how thoroughly unequal and oppressive the old Republic really was,

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* UsefulNotes/TheRomanRepublic is presented as the GloryDays of TheGloryThatWasRome UsefulNotes/TheGloryThatWasRome and unambigously invoked as GoodRepublicEvilEmpire. Yet we almost never ''see'' the Republic in its glory days, leave alone the Pyrrhic War and the UsefulNotes/PunicWars. Most fiction deals with the Twilight of the Republic, the Third Servile War (aka [[Podcast/TheHistoryOfRome Spartacus Rocks, starring Spartacus]]), the First and Second Triumvirate, the career of Creator/JuliusCaesar, Mark Antony, Creator/{{Cicero}}, Catilina, Brutus and Augustus. Missing are {{Cincinnatus}}, and Tiberius and Gaius Gracchus, both of whom invent street politics, egalitarian reform, protest marches only to get killed by the aristocratic senate. The names Gracchus are invoked in many late republican-early empire stories, but you never see the real thing, since it directly touched on how thoroughly unequal and oppressive the old Republic really was,
10th Jun '16 6:04:57 AM moloch
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*** A notable example; ''Film/PansLabyrinth''.



*** ''Film/TheSpiritOfTheBeehive'' which inspired ''Pan's Labyrinth''.

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*** ''Film/TheSpiritOfTheBeehive'' which inspired ''Pan's Labyrinth''.''Film/TheSpiritOfTheBeehive'', and the two Creator/GuillermoDelToro films it inspired, ''Film/TheDevilsBackbone'' and ''Film/PansLabyrinth''.
10th Jun '16 6:02:36 AM moloch
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*** A comic called 'D-Day Dodgers' is set during this period, and references how the whole campaign became just a sideshow.

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*** A comic Creator/GarthEnnis ''War Stories'' story called 'D-Day Dodgers' is set during this period, and references how the whole campaign became just a sideshow.
4th Jun '16 4:15:05 AM jormis29
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** Rameses II is immortalized as ''Ozymandias'' by Percy Shelley and as the BigBad in Film/TheTenCommandments, Film/ThePrinceOfEgypt and Film/ExodusGodsAndKings. The actual guy shows up in Norman Mailer's ''Ancient Evenings''. Did we mention that the Biblical and Rabbinic tradition refers to Moses' adversary as simply "The Pharoah", that the idea of Rameses II chasing the Jews out of Egypt is entirely a mid-20th Century invention?

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** Rameses II is immortalized as ''Ozymandias'' by Percy Shelley and as the BigBad in Film/TheTenCommandments, Film/ThePrinceOfEgypt ''Film/TheTenCommandments'', ''WesternAnimation/ThePrinceOfEgypt'' and Film/ExodusGodsAndKings.''Film/ExodusGodsAndKings''. The actual guy shows up in Norman Mailer's ''Ancient Evenings''. Did we mention that the Biblical and Rabbinic tradition refers to Moses' adversary as simply "The Pharoah", that the idea of Rameses II chasing the Jews out of Egypt is entirely a mid-20th Century invention?
4th Jun '16 3:28:08 AM LordGro
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* The UsefulNotes/JewishRevolts, if at all, are almost exclusively invoked in connection with the Life of Jesus Christ ([[MyFriendsAndZoidberg and]] [[Film/MontyPythonsLifeOfBrian Brian]]) and the rise of Christianity, which sprang as a consequence. Such fascinating figures as Flavius Josephus, Simon Bar Khokba, the Sicarii (aka the OG Ninja and Asasiyun) and events like the fall of Jerusalem and the siege of Masada are almost never featured in HistoricalFiction, separate from the Life of Christ.

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* The UsefulNotes/JewishRevolts, if at all, are almost exclusively invoked in connection with the Life of Jesus Christ ([[MyFriendsAndZoidberg and]] (and [[Film/MontyPythonsLifeOfBrian Brian]]) and the rise of Christianity, which sprang as a consequence. Such fascinating figures as Flavius Josephus, Simon Bar Khokba, the Sicarii (aka the OG Ninja and Asasiyun) and events like the fall of Jerusalem and the siege of Masada are almost never featured in HistoricalFiction, separate from the Life of Christ.
4th Jun '16 2:13:06 AM erforce
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* The UsefulNotes/JewishRevolts, if at all, are almost exclusively invoked in connection with the Life of Jesus Christ ([[MyFriendsAndZoidberg and]] [[Film/LifeOfBrian Brian]]) and the rise of Christianity, which sprang as a consequence. Such fascinating figures as Flavius Josephus, Simon Bar Khokba, the Sicarii (aka the OG Ninja and Asasiyun) and events like the fall of Jerusalem and the siege of Masada are almost never featured in HistoricalFiction, separate from the Life of Christ.

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* The UsefulNotes/JewishRevolts, if at all, are almost exclusively invoked in connection with the Life of Jesus Christ ([[MyFriendsAndZoidberg and]] [[Film/LifeOfBrian [[Film/MontyPythonsLifeOfBrian Brian]]) and the rise of Christianity, which sprang as a consequence. Such fascinating figures as Flavius Josephus, Simon Bar Khokba, the Sicarii (aka the OG Ninja and Asasiyun) and events like the fall of Jerusalem and the siege of Masada are almost never featured in HistoricalFiction, separate from the Life of Christ.
25th May '16 6:45:06 PM nombretomado
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** Copernicus appears in a PS3 exclusive DLC for ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedBrotherhood''

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** Copernicus appears in a PS3 exclusive [=PS3=]-exclusive DLC for ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedBrotherhood''
24th May '16 1:29:14 AM erforce
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*** ''Force 10 from Navarone'' is set in wartime Yugoslavia.

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*** ''Force 10 from Navarone'' ''Film/ForceTenFromNavarone'' is set in wartime Yugoslavia.
21st May '16 10:36:03 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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*** WebVideo/ExtraCredits program ''Extra History'' tackles the First Crusade from its political origins to its bloody climax. It also covers the violen and destructive People's Crusade, a WackyWaysideTribe that collapsed into the first mass anti-semitic pogroms in European history.

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*** WebVideo/ExtraCredits program ''Extra History'' tackles the First Crusade from its political origins to its bloody climax. It also covers the violen violent and destructive People's Crusade, a WackyWaysideTribe that collapsed into the first mass anti-semitic pogroms in European history.
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