User Posts: Doug MacGowan
Before the Julian calendar, Romans used a lunar calendar that led to dates that moved around across different seasons. The New Year wasn't fixed. So how did we ...
Most people believe Bram Stoker based Dracula's castle on Bran Castle in Transylvania, but there is evidence that it may have been Slains Castle instead.
Prester John was a legendary man who ruled over lands filled with riches and exotic animals. Could he have been a real person? If so, where was he from?
During the purported attack on Lady Florence Dixie, her St Bernard saved her from two assailants dressed in womens clothing.
William Paterson dreamt to establish a Scottish colony and international trade post at Darien, Panama. Did the Darien scheme cause Scotland's lost freedom?
The Celtic goddess Brigid changed into St. Brigid of Kildare in 450 AD, but she never lost her goddess qualities. How did the ancient deity survive so long?
What is the real history of Dracula? Where did Bram Stoker get his inspiration for his vampire? It seems Vlad the Impaler made only a small contribution.