Category: ANCIENT HISTORY

  The Hundred Years War fought between France and England through the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries saw a number of important and impressive battles as…

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…

By William McLaughlin As far as great sieges go, the Siege of Tyre is one of the more unique ones. It featured a previously unassailable…

‘Great battles’ is a popular theme for military historians and an important one to discuss; as war is often a driving factor for historical change,…

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…