Category: ANCIENT HISTORY

In the third century AD, Palmyra was a stopover for traders traveling across the deserts. This made Palmyra wealthy and earned it the nickname “The…

Spartans were a people from ancient Greece who had two main goals in life: to be the best warriors in the land, and to serve…

The strategic genius of Genghis Khan is immortalized in history. The writings of Sun Tzu have established sound military principles that have transcended time and…

Ancient Egypt had seen many Pharaohs come and go, several dynasties rise and fall, many amongst whom were great and truly remarkable but only a…

Arminius, born in the Germanic territories and forced to become a Roman soldier, never forgot his past and decided, when the chance came, to fight…

War has always been with us, and we’ve always been truly excellent at finding new and enhanced ways of slaughtering one another. The evidence, gathered…

In late 218 BC, Hannibal led the armies of Carthage over the Alps and into the heart of the Roman Empire. Of all the events…

Printed books are making a comeback as people get bored with tablets and their lack of the substance only achieved with ink and paper.  I’m…

For over one hundred years excavation work has been in progress on an ancient fort that was built on a small peninsula jutting out toward…

The intention behind the Black Sea Maritime Archaeological Project (MAP) was not to trawl the Black Sea in search of ancient ships, but that’s exactly…

King Darius planned on fighting Alexander on the wide Syrian plains.This tactic would have allowed Darius the opportunity of surrounding Alexander’s greatly outnumbered army. Darius…

There are few historical “facts” about the history of the settlement of North America that can be accepted without secondary scrutiny – in fact, it…