Richard Lemmens website

History

This page contains some essays on history, sometimes broad, sometimes specific. Also included is the War Matrix, a collection of short articles on military history.

Timeline A rough timeline for European history.
Early civilization A brief overview of early human civlization.
Romani ite domum The Roman empire. Why did it become so great? Why did it last so long? Why did it came down?
Runes The futhark, the runic alphabet
Earth 900 CE An interactive map of Earth in 900 CE. Incomplete and partly fictional, but still illuminating.
Sahara 1400 CE An interactive map of the Sahara in 1400 CE, focusing on trade routes.
War Matrix More than 350 short articles on military history, giving an overview of war throughout the ages.
World War II myths Some misconceptions about World War II debunked.