Table of Contents



The dynastology series was originally posted on Facebook as a series of "lessons" regarding the history of dynasties. These have since been moved to this blog with the numbers of the lessons removed. After the first 50 posts ended in 2010, the large articles became monthly. Currently, articles are sporadic, but the Monarch of the Day listings are daily. New articles to the primary series will be listed and linked here.


2010 Series:
103: The Problem of Succession (Types of succession)
105: To Be Frank (Carolingian)
106: A World of Probabilities (Common Ancestry)
107: They're All Greek to Me (Greek dynasties)
108: The Great Divide (Descent from Antiquity)
109: Pretentious Fools (Pretenders)
110: The Dynasties of the Gods (Religion)
111: Napoleon, The Great Pretender (Bonapartes)
112: More Than Just a Jaw? (Habsburg)
114: Stewarts, Stewards or Stuarts? (Stewart/Stuart)
117: Come Together, Right Now, Dynasties (Wars of Succession)
119: The Great Dynastic Combustion (World War I)
120: Speaking of Fallen Empires… (Chingisids)
121: Monarchies Among Us (Monarchies today)
123: One of the Elect (Types of monarchies)
134: How to Rule Someone Else's Kingdom (Women Rulers)
135: What's So Old About an Oldenburg? (Oldenburg I)
136: Two Romanovs for the Price of One (Romanov & Oldenburg II)
137: From Oldenburg with Love (Oldenburg III)
138: When Dynasties Grow on Trees (Dynastic Trees)
140: Pitiful Parthians (Arsacids)
142: The Prophet's Legacy (Quraish)
143: The Grand Scheme of Things (Concepts and theory)
144: The Righteous Path to Coronation (Crusader States)

2011 Series:
201: Damsels in Distress (Disney Films: Part I)
202: Royal Weddings and Curious Titles (William & Kate Wedding)
203: The Rulers of the Disney Renaissance (Disney Films: Part II)
204: One Emperor to Rule them All (The Holy Roman Empire)
206: The Last American Monarch (Hawai'i)
207: To Defend the Faith (Linchpin Monarchs)
208: Rebirth of the Disney Empire (Disney Films: Part III)
209: To Have A Son (Henry VIII)
210: His Highness's Royal Opposition (Anti-monarchs)
211: Tolkien's Historic Masterpiece (Middle-Earth)
212: Two States, One King (Divided Loyalty)


2012 Series:
301: The Princes of Wallachia: Dracula's Legacy (Wallachia)

Non-Sequence Posts:
Idea of the Day (12 October 2011)
How To Memorize a Country's Monarchy (15 May 2012)

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