‘Hun’ became an unflattering synonym for Germans during World War I, used by Britons to emphasise their enemy’s brutality.
Carrawburgh is one of 16 forts along the 118km Hadrian’s Wall. The frontier, built around AD 122, was responsible for defending the Roman Empire from northern tribes.
The March issue of Military History Matters, the British military history magazine, is now on sale. To subscribe to the magazine, click here. To subscribe to the digital archive, click here. In this issue: Chariots of Victory In this month’s cover feature, MHM Editor Neil Faulkner analyses how an obscure Celtic warrior used chariot warfare to repel Caesar’s invasion […]
It was the first time since 390 BC that the city of Rome had fallen to a barbarian enemy. It shocked the world. It presaged the collapse of the greatest empire of antiquity. The major movements of Visigothic hordes under Alaric and his immediate successor, Ataulf, between AD 395 and 415. To read the full […]
Exclusively commissioned for Military Times, this battle map illustrates the route taken by Boudicca in preparation for her final battle. This map will appear in Issue 1 of Military Times, accompanied by a detailed analysis of the events of the battle and why Boudicca ultimately lost. A summary of these events accompanies this reproduction.
The future of Britain for 350 years decided in minutes: the last stand of Britain’s warrior queen.