Blog Posts on alternate history




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Iron Sky: UFOs and Nazi World Domination by Istoryadista on Jan 24, 2012Alternate histories and World War 2 scenarios are the perfect combination for people who want to know possible outcomes of what might have been. In fact, it never ceases to amaze me thinking of total Nazi victory in World War 2 without sans the Holoc...



Under the Iron Cross: What if Germany ruled the Philippines? by Istoryadista on Jan 23, 2012We have been taught by our history teachers that the chronological order of Western colonizers who stomped their boots in our lands were in this particular sequence: Spanish-British (for a few years)-Spanish-American. We can add up Japan if we want t...



The Legend of Henry the Black by Istoryadista on Jan 4, 2012Editor's Note: This is a reprint of my article series "Historical Controversies" in my old blog site. In this blog, I will examine the historical veracity and factuality of the true identity of Henry the Black ("Enrique of Malacca"). Was he a Filipin...



Ang Pinakahuling Pasko ni Jose Rizal by Istoryadista on Dec 16, 2011Editor's Note: In commemoration of Jose Rizal's 115th death anniversary, I'm writing about his last Christmas in Dapitan, Zamboanga Del Norte before his execution at Bagumbayan on December 30, 1896. Ever wonder what he did when he has a few more days...



Las Aguilas Aztecas: The Forgotten Mexicans by Istoryadista on Sep 17, 2011"Escuadron 201Your planes have taken flightJoining the cloudsTo play their symphony;With your noble hearts..." It was 1942 and the world seemed to be in a conflagration of war never before seen by mankind. The scope, cost and casualties are gargantua...



The Chronicles of Al-Andalus (Chapter II) by Istoryadista on Sep 14, 2011  What would the world be like if the Muslims overran Europe in the 8th century? This is an alternate history of Al-Andalus and how the Reconquista never occurred. At an unidentified location in southern Hispania, the forces of Roderic, King of...



What If? Pilate Spared Jesus by Istoryadista on Sep 11, 2011Editor's Note: This article is written in response to the essay by Yale University professor Carlos M. N. Eire in the book "More What If? Eminent Historians Imagine What Might Have Been." I'll discuss about the way Christianity would have look like w...



The Chronicles of Al-Andalus (Chapter I) by Istoryadista on Sep 8, 2011What would the world be like if the Muslims overran Europe in the 8th century? This is an alternate history of Al-Andalus and how the Reconquista never occurred. Isidro de Beja (Isidorus Pacensis) recalls the arrival of the large Moorish army that in...



World War II in Full Colour by Istoryadista on Aug 7, 2011World War II is the story of the 20th Century. The war officially lasted from 1939 until 1945, but the causes of the conflict and its horrible aftermath reverberated for decades in either direction. While feats of bravery and technological breakthrou...



Deutsches Spiele by Istoryadista on Aug 7, 2011I'm always interested with all the elements of alternate history, anything on what might have been. I have been downloading and collecting documentaries on the speculative aspects of the Second World War with Germany developing stealth aircraft and n...