Ave Historia: An irreverent look at historical fiction today: books trends, historical tidbits, and random tangents
May 7, 2010
In honor of Mother's Day, I thought I'd do a post on great historical mothers. Only I can't think of any great historical mothers – not because they didn't exist, but because the idea of motherhood changes so radically from era to era. What does constitute a good mother in times past? (more…)
September 21, 2009
I happen to be getting married in two weeks, and as my thoughts lightly turn not to romance but to the necessity of dealing with things like photographers and centerpieces, I can’t help but think of famous historical weddings. How did brides of the past do it?
Perhaps the most opulent wedding in (more…)