Histolines just released a new version. Now in addition to all the cool facts on histolines now you can view and add pictures and quotes of famous characters through out history.
This feature humanizes these famous often very powerfull people and brings us a closer connection to their life strugles and gives us a unique visual perspective on history. Check out the timeline of the last tzar of Russia Nicholas II. You can see pictures before and after he was dethroned in 1917 and what a stark contrast that is.
Quotes give us insites into characters that lived before the invention of photography. Everyone has heard of Julius Caesar’s qoutes “the die is cast” and “veni, vedi, vici” but they come from completely different stages of Caesar’s life and histolines provides the historical context in which it happened and these quotes add a lot of color to the list of facts about these character to trully create a usefull and highly interactive timeline of history.
There are several other improvements that will give histolines helpfull functionality to expore the past.