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Articles by Damien Peters:

War on the Terraces: The Nika Riots

First the stewards and then the riot squad had been unable to deal with the supporters when trouble flared on the stands, and eventually, after…

When Ancient Gods Collide: Attila the Hun and Flavius Aetius

The Roman Empire seemed to be on the verge of an unalterable collapse at the beginning of the fifth century AD. It had become unable…

“Never Give Way to Barbarians” The British Abyssinian Expedition of 1868: A Matter of Honor

It began with the taking of eight British civilian hostages in a faraway country about which most people in Britain knew nothing and cared less. By…

Caesar and Pompey – When Ancient Gods Collide

The rivalry between Marius and Sulla was doomed to repeat itself within a generation when Julius Caesar emulated Sulla’s action and crossed the Rubicon to…

How Caesar Defeated 250,000 Gaulish Warriors Coming At Them From Two Sides With Only 60,000 Legionnaires

Julius Caesar’s Gallic Wars had been raging for over five years when his legions faced their greatest test at the double siege of Alesia, a…

War on the Terraces: The Nika Riots

First the stewards and then the riot squad had been unable to deal with the supporters when trouble flared on the stands, and eventually, after…

“Never Give Way to Barbarians” The British Abyssinian Expedition of 1868: A Matter of Honor

It began with the taking of eight British civilian hostages in a faraway country about which most people in Britain knew nothing and cared less. By…

An Island Country Goes to War – The Irish at the Somme

The outbreak of the First World War in 1914 had an unusual effect in Ireland. In a place where there had already been conflict and…

How Caesar Defeated 250,000 Gaulish Warriors Coming At Them From Two Sides With Only 60,000 Legionnaires

Julius Caesar’s Gallic Wars had been raging for over five years when his legions faced their greatest test at the double siege of Alesia, a…

An Island Country Goes to War – The Irish at the Somme

The outbreak of the First World War in 1914 had an unusual effect in Ireland. In a place where there had already been conflict and…

War on the Terraces: The Nika Riots

First the stewards and then the riot squad had been unable to deal with the supporters when trouble flared on the stands, and eventually, after…

“Never Give Way to Barbarians” The British Abyssinian Expedition of 1868: A Matter of Honor

It began with the taking of eight British civilian hostages in a faraway country about which most people in Britain knew nothing and cared less. By…