Ancient

Military History Matters 1 week ago
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With this book, Paul Rahe continues his projected six-volume account of the history of the…

Military History Matters 1 month ago
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Archaeologists at the site of an ancient battle in Germany say newly uncovered artefacts suggest…

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 3 months ago
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The spectacular remains of an Iron Age warrior, discovered 12 years ago in Chichester, England,…

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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    Excavations at Carnoustie, Angus, have revealed a set of elaborate Bronze Age weapons,…

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…