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series of films based on Shakespeare's plays depicting the lives of Richard II of England, Henry IV of England, Henry V of England, Henry VI of England, and Richard III of England: The Canterbury Tales: 1972: late 14th century: England: Based on the medieval narrative poem The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer. The Last Duel : 2021: 1390: FranceTitleRelease dateTime periodNotes on setting20163200 BCA fantasy action film based on the ...20023200–3000 BCA fantasy action film based on historical ...19603100 BCA beautiful girl and a young physician ...19562589–2566 BCBased on the reign of Pharaoh Khufu ...
Historical fiction is a literary genre in which the plot takes place in a setting located in the past. Although the term is commonly used as a synonym for the historical novel, it can also be applied to other types of narrative, including theatre, opera, cinema, and television, as well as video games and graphic novels.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Historical or period drama is a film genre in which stories are based on historical events and famous persons. Some historical dramas attempt to accurately portray a historical event or biography, to the degree that the available historical research will allow.TitleReleasePeriodNote on setting20162500 - 2000 BCFictional story set in Mohenjo-daro, a ...20193102 BCBased on the epic poem Gadhayuddha by ...1972563/480 - 483/400 BCAbout the life of a boy and his search ...2007563/480 - 483/400 BCAbout the life of Gautama Buddha
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Set in Prehistory
1. Earth's Children series by Jean Auel 2. Ember of a New World by Tom Watson[importance?] 3. Stonehenge by Bernard Cornwell 4. Pillar of the Sky by Cecelia Holland 5. Mammoth Trilogy by Stephen Baxter 6. The Gathering Night by Margaret Elphinstone 7. Song of the Axe and Song of the Earth by John R. Dann[importance?] 8. Chronicles of Ancient Darkness by Michelle Paver 9. First North Americans by W. Michael Gear & Kathleen O'Neal Gear 10. The Temporary Zare (На заре времен) series by Semyon Ka...
Set in Classical Greece, Ancient Egypt, the Roman Empire, etc.
1. I, Claudius, King Jesus, Homer's Daughter and Count Belisarius by Robert Graves 2. Fire from Heaven, The Persian Boy, and Funeral Games by Mary Renault 3. Emperor series by Conn Iggulden 4. A Struggle for Rome by Felix Dahn 5. Men of Bronze and Memnon by Scott Oden 6. The Scourge of God by William Dietrich 7. Pharaoh by Bolesław Prus 8. Julian and Creation by Gore Vidal 9. The Sword of Attila (Мечът на Атила) by Petar Bobev[importance?] 10. The Death of Attila by Cecelia Holland 11. Uarda,...
Set in the Middle Ages
1. Les Rois maudits (The Accursed Kings) by Maurice Druon 2. The Saxon Stories and The Grail Quest by Bernard Cornwell 3. The Conquest Trilogy and Passing Under Heaven by Justin Hill 4. Conqueror series by Conn Iggulden 5. Oathsworn Series by Robert Low 6. Matthew Bartholomew series by Susanna Gregory 7. Brethren Trilogy and The Insurrection Trilogy by Robyn Young 8. Camulod Chronicles by Jack Whyte 9. Kings of Albion and The Last English King by Julian Rathbone 10. Minstrel Dick. A Tale of t...
Set 2000 BC – 600 AD
1. Antony and Cleopatra, Julius Caesar, Timon of Athens, Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare 2. Britannicus by Jean Racine 3. Caligula by Albert Camus 4. The Death of Pompey by Pierre Corneille 5. Socrates on Trial by Andrew David Irvine 6. Caesar and Cleopatra by George Bernard Shaw 7. The Siege of Numantia by Miguel de Cervantes 8. Salome by Oscar Wilde
Set 600 AD – 1550
1. St Joan by George Bernard Shaw 2. William Shakespeare's English history plays 3. Edward II, Tamburlaine, and The Massacre at Paris by Christopher Marlowe 4. Henry IV by Luigi Pirandello 5. In Extremis: The Story of Abelard & Heloise and Anne Boleyn by Howard Brenton 6. The Jester's Supper by Sem Benelli 7. Marie Tudor by Victor Hugo 8. Götz von Berlichingen by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 9. Murder in the Cathedral by T. S. Eliot
Set after 1550
1. Egmont and Torquato Tasso by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 2. Mary Stuart and Demetrius by Friedrich Schiller 3. Cross and Sword by Paul Green 4. Cromwell by Victor Hugo
Set 3000 BC – 600 AD
1. Aida and Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi 2. Akhnaten by Philip Glass 3. Cléopâtre and Hérodiade by Jules Massenet 4. Mosè in Egitto by Gioachino Rossini 5. Giulio Cesare by George Frideric Handel 6. Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz 7. Sapho by Charles Gounod 8. L'Olimpiade by Metastasio 9. Germanicus by Georg Philipp Telemann
Set 600 AD – 1800
1. Gustave III by Daniel Auber 2. Henry VIII by Camille Saint-Saëns 3. William Tell by Gioachino Rossini 4. Les Huguenots and Le prophète by Giacomo Meyerbeer 5. Fosca and Salvator Rosa by Antônio Carlos Gomes 6. Fernand Cortez by Gaspare Spontini 7. Thérèse by Jules Massenet 8. Le roi l'a dit by Léo Delibes 9. Tamerlano and Rodelinda by George Frideric Handel 10. Les Abencérages by Luigi Cherubini 11. Montezuma by Roger Sessions 12. Macbeth by Giuseppe VerdiThe Light of Asia by Sir Edwin Arnold: life of Gautama Buddha, 6th or 5th century BCThe Rape of Lucrece by William Shakespeare: reign of Lucius Tarquinius Superbusin Rome, 6th century BCHoratius by Thomas Babington Macaulay: Horatius Cocles vs Lars Porsena, Rome, 6th century BCRoderick the Last of the Goths by Robert Southey: reign of Roderic, 8th century Hispania
1. Rahan by Roger Lecureux and Jean-François Lecureux 2. Akim by Roberto Renzi
1. 300 by Frank Miller 2. Age of Bronze by Eric Shanower
1. Three Kingdoms by Yū Terashima 2. Fung Wan by Ma Wing-shing 3. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon by Andy Seto 4. The Ravages of Time by Chan Mou 5. Threads of Timeby Noh Mi-young 6. Ying Xiong Wu Lei by Ma Wing Shing
Science and Islam (TV series) The Secrets of Quantum Physics. Secrets of the Dead. Shock and Awe: The Story of Electricity. Sleepy Hollow (TV series) Sons of Liberty (miniseries) Sophia (TV series) Soul of a Nation.
Historical fiction. Iggulden's debut book was The Gates of Rome, the first in a currently five-part series entitled Emperor. The series is based around the life of Julius Caesar, from childhood (The Gates of Rome) to his eventual betrayal and death (The Gods of War). The film option has been sold to Spitfire Productions (an Intermedia company).
This is a list of genres of literature and entertainment (film, television, music, and video games), excluding genres in the visual arts.. Genre is the term for any category of creative work, which includes literature and other forms of art or entertainment (e.g. music)—whether written or spoken, audio or visual—based on some set of stylistic criteria.
Original release. May 14, 2021. ( 2021-05-14) External links. Website. The Underground Railroad is an American fantasy historical drama streaming television limited series created and directed by Barry Jenkins based on the novel of the same name by Colson Whitehead. The series premiered on Prime Video on May 14, 2021.
2005–present. Genre. Historical, Romance. Website. www .laurenwillig .com. Lauren Willig is a New York Times bestselling author of historical novels. She is best known for her "Pink Carnation" series, which follows a collection of Napoleonic-Era British spies, similar to the Scarlet Pimpernel, as they fight for Britain and fall in love.
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