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History and the Game of Thrones

By Williamjames Hoffer, Professor of History, Seton Hall University

The television show “Game of Thrones” (GoT) and the books upon which it is based, the “A Song of Ice and Fire” (ASOIAF) series by George R. R. Martin (GRRM), have millions of fans around the world and for good reason: It is a fascinating story full of twists and turns, mature themes, intriguing characters, and, of course, dragons.