Many medievalists leapt at the chances that Game of Thrones offered to open up medieval studies to people who had never given it much thought before. But the show also brought into the open some key debates within the medieval field.
Druon and Martin are both two sides of a coin, and one side of each of two very different coins. Both of these things. Their Middle Ages helps show us why.
Scotland’s Doune Castle is renamed to celebrate the legacy of HBO’s Game of Thrones.
Love it or hate it, Game of Thrones has had a major impact on people’s perceptions of the Middle Ages.
Well, our collective 11-year journey has finally ended, the Iron Throne has been won…
Take a revealing trip back through Westeros and choose your own destiny… only to be surprised by which infamous killer character will take your life. Who will it be?
Here’s the post-game, Monday-morning quarterback explanation of everything that went wrong with the Battle of Winterfell from the guy who brought you Game of Thrones and the Medieval Art of War.
Which characters are you? Are you Tywin, maybe a Bran, or Jon, or possibly Cersei? Find out now!
Season 8 of Game of Thrones is about to start, and are you ready for it? Here is a quiz to take you back to previous seasons.
It’s easy to see why we medievalists would hope that Game of Thrones could be a gateway drug to studying the ‘real’ Middle Ages
It originally aired on April 17, 2011 – here are fifteen questions to test your knowledge of the episode that began the series.
This article aims to analyse several ideas of the Middle Ages that inspired HBO’s TV show Game of Thrones (HBO 2011-), based on George R. R. Martin’s ongoing series of novels A Song of Ice and Fire (1996-).
Martin does not only incorporate these medieval “building blocks” into his own work, he also deviates from them.
Has Game of Thrones become far too bloody? Surprisingly, statistical analyses actually indicate that the fictional show is quite realistic compared to a real life medieval civil war.
Our job as medievalists—as humanists—is not to wall off the Middle Ages from public discourse when it’s being misused or mishandled.
Take this quiz and find out where you’d live in Westeros…unless you’re part of the Night’s Watch of course.
You win or you die.
Valar Dohaeris! We shall see!
As a new season of Game of Thrones is set to begin, we take a look at the influence of the Middle Ages on the works by George R.R. Martin.
Think you know Westeros and Essos? Find out here!
Spoilers!!! Don’t take a look at this unless you have watched every minute of Season 5! If you have, vote on the most shocking scene.
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This article provides a critical examination of the politico-religious content of the highly successful television series Game of Thrones and Vikings.