Rotating Quiz #233 is over and Calvin is the winner. He may now set RQ #234.
> Chinese literature. While you probably haven't read either book, the > novel has inspired lots of things, including many computer and video > games. What's the rest of the title?
> he has also produced a number of television series on historical > topics and written a book examining the history behind the caharacter > of the knight from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.
> was not holy, Roman, or an empire. This originated in a two-volume > history of Germany titled Annales de l'Empire written by which French > author?
> first time as tragedy, the second time as farce.
> This is the first sentence of the English version of a work by which > historian? The subject is Louis Napoleon's 1851 coup.
> the Father of History. However, he was criticized for including > legendary material even in his own time and some later called him the > Father of Lies because of the unreliability of his work.
> first of the three volumes of this history had to be rewritten from > scratch because John Stuart Mill's maid thought the manuscript was > scrap paper and burned it.
> thought to allude to him in some critical statements. His history of > the Peloponnesian Wars relies on eyewitness accounts (including his > own) and is still studied today, particularly in military colleges.
> light; the truth is presumably somewhere in the vast gulf between the > two. (Certainly the secret history is not entirely reliable since at > one point it claims Justinian could make his head disappear.)
> 9. Behemoth is the title of a work about the English Civil Wars by > which 17h-century English historian?
The title is a reference to Hobbes' earlier Leviathan.
> Canterbury, who was one of Richard's enemies, and modern historians > believe the work is heavily influenced by Morton's opinions, with some > even thinking that Morton wrote it and <answer 10> merely edited it.