Ancient warfare

Military History Matters 2 months ago
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The very word 'Viking' conjures up images of fearsome longships, merciless invasions, and slaughtered victims.…

Seema Syeda 10 months ago
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Introducing Seema Syeda's new series on battlefield scoops throughout the ages. Greek commander Xenophon The…

Seema Syeda 10 months ago
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The ancient city gate, located near the fortress. Image: S E Sidebotham/Antiquity The location of…

Seema Syeda 2 years ago
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A huge, mountainous, landlocked Central Asian state, Afghanistan has defied invaders for 2,500 years. Jules…

Seema Syeda 3 years ago
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Journey from the original Olympic games to the defeat of the Spartan juggernaut in this…

Hazel Blair 3 years ago
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‘Legion’ derives from the Latin legio, which itself comes from the verb legere, meaning ‘to choose’ or…

Military History Matters 5 years ago
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In the years 58-51 BC, Gaul was conquered and added to the Roman Empire through the military campaigns of…

Military History Matters 5 years ago
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The Sassanian Empire: Rome's unbeaten rival in the East. With all its success and brilliance…

Military History Matters 5 years ago
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The Spah ('military') of the Sassanian Empire were Rome's unbeaten rivals in the East. Here…

Military History Matters 5 years ago
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Iain King looks as the philosophy of Emperor Marcus Aurelius One of Rome’s most remarkable…