Context is everything… Alas, the internet has the attention span of a goldfish most days.
For my part, I don’t assume anyone will have read any of my stuff before or will suddenly have the urge to take a deep dive through my archive so I sum up context in a sentence and add hyperlinks when relevant.
As for assumptions, they could easily be eradicated if people used the internet to actually talk to one another, Adam, Diabetic Cyborg.
How about adapting your history knowledge to a different audience and writing for kids, perhaps? It’d combine everything you set out to do, albeit in a more flexible way… 🤓