Contributors

Interested in writing for History Behind Game of  Thrones? Email jamie dot adair at historygot dot com.

 

jamie-adair-holding-white-roseJamie Adair — Editor

Jamie is the editor of History Behind Game of Thrones.  She started this website as a way to not only study George RR Martin’s work but also to provide a fun way to learn about history. To check out Jamie’s articles on History Behind Game of Thrones, click here.

 

 


olga-hughesOlga Hughes

Olga is a frequent History Behind Game of Thrones contributor. She is also the co-editor of Nerdalicious and owner of Crickhollow Books. Nerdalicious is nerd culture with a brain, including nerd news, interviews with historians, book reviews, and literary news.  Nerdalicious is far more than pop culture. To check out Olga’s articles on History Behind Game of Thrones, click here.

 

 


john-henry-clay-hadrians-wallJohn Henry Clay, PhD, Historian & Novelist

This historian, novelist, and sometime archaeologist is a lecturer in early medieval history at Durham University. His debut novel, The Lion and the Lamb, is located in the Late Roman Empire. The Lion and the Lamb is a family saga set against the exciting backdrop of military adventure. You can find John on his website, Twitter, and Facebook.  To check out John’s articles on History Behind Game of Thrones, click here.

 

 


 

brittany-garciaBrittany Garcia

Brittany Garcia is an alumni of the University of California Riverside with two Bachelor of Arts in Classical Studies and Comparative Ancient Civilizations and six years of experience with Classical Latin and Classical Greek. Brittany is currently pursuing her Masters in Library & Information Science.  She loves Game of Thrones, fantasy and science fiction, reading many books at once, crafting steampunk items, playing Dungeons and Dragons, and planning her epic Halloween Game of Thrones theme party. Brittany has an amazing blog about the classics, A Classics and Ancient History Blog.  To check out Brittany’s articles on History Behind Game of Thrones, click here.

 


tom-pertTom Pert

Tom Pert recently completed a Masters Degree in Renaissance, Reformation and Early Modern Studies at the University of Birmingham (UK) focusing on 16th-17th Century Court Politics and the English Civil War. His favorite house is House Lannister and his favorite characters are Tywin on the show and Jaime and Cersei in the books. When he’s not researching and writing history articles, he’s either running long distances or playing squash. To check out Tom’s articles on History Behind Game of Thrones, click here.

 


Danielle Alesi

Danielle Alesi recently completed a masters in Renaissance, Reformation, and Early Modern Studies at the University of Birmingham. To check out Danielle’s articles on History Behind Game of Thrones, click here.

 


 

Ross Wittenham

Ross is a writer and editor who runs the History Mine blog, has an unholy love of fine cheeses and a minor obsession with his hair. History Mine investigates the ways history is portrayed in the world around us. Ross is a great person to follow on Twitter. To check out Ross’s articles on History Behind Game of Thrones, click here.

 


didymus

Didymus

Didymus has a French-language blog about unusual and strange tales, such as the macabre history of pizza through the centuries, Auvergne, and fantasy. You can find his blog at Les Histoires de Didymus. To check out Didymus’ articles on History Behind Game of Thrones, click here.