The siege and battles of Tarentum were an underappreciated and often forgotten aspect of the second Punic War.The second Punic war between Carthage and Rome…

Ancient warfare relied on steel weapons, but continually evolved with differences in equipment and tactics. Naval warfare was a simpler affair, find the enemy ship…

Gladiators have garnered quite a lot of popular interest in the last few decades, thanks to films such as Gladiator and Pompeii and series like…

Elephants are generally peaceful and majestic creatures but throughout history, their size and power were used with devastating results on the battlefield. With the adoption…