Historical Characters

Ye olde characters from yesteryear

The story of human history is the story of diverse, interesting characters. We’ve had gallant knights, fearsome Viking warriors, majestic queens, and Gold Rush prospectors. Their stories live on in these explorations, which are arranged roughly by the time period of their existence.

Icon of Viking warrior
Icon of Viking warrior


Fur, tattoos, and barbarism. But also sophisticated wayfaring and rich culture 

Icon of a Medieval Knight

Gallant Knights

An exploration of the character behind the tales of knights in shining armor

Icon of a pirate


Parrots, scruffy beards, and a penchant for villainy help define these scalawags

Icon of a cowboy with cowboy hat, mustache, and red bandana


The quintessential symbol of the American frontier (along with bison and red rocks)

Icon of a typical prospector, with white beard, large hat, pickaxe and red bandana


The stereotypical prospector was armed with a pickaxe and hungry for gold

Icon of an Aztec Warrior

Aztec Warriors

The tip of the spear for the Aztec empire’s ambitious expansion plans