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Was George R. R. Martin inspired by history?



Hadrian’s Wall, the War of the Roses, Italian city-states, the Mongols, Greek fire, the Assassination of Julius Caesar, the Colossus of Rhodes are just some of the similarities between real world history and the epic fantasy novel series “A Song of Ice and Fire” and the resulting HBO TV series Game of Thrones.

Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama television series created for HBO by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss. Based on the fantasy novel series, A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin. A Game of Thrones is one of the most successful television series to ever made and continues to captivate audiences all over the world.