Category: MEDIEVAL

Despite the numbers discrepancy, the English combined tactics and superior training to turn what could have been disaster into a resounding and humiliating victory. The…

Yi had never commanded a navy before, but went on to win 11 naval battles in the first four months of the war. Admiral Yi…

To make the most of what a horse can offer in military terms, a cavalryman has to be an excellent rider. Genghis Khan and his…

The assault on the fort failed as defenders used chain shot to destroy the Ottoman siege tower and other siege weapons. Voltaire once said “Nothing…

Suleiman offered the defenders a deal. They could either surrender, and he would give them food and let them go, or they could continue fighting…

Christian Oord

“Be satisfied with the booty and the captives; the buildings and city belong to me.” Those were the words spoken by Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II…

Jay Hemmings

Drugs were an integral part of the brainwashing process that the Assassins supposedly used to train young men to become single-minded, fanatical killers. Everyone today…

Succession Crisis and English Intervention In 1290, Scotland was in crisis. King Alexander III had passed away unexpectedly after falling off his horse and had…

Genghis Khan also encouraged philosophers, mathematicians, scientists and artists from all over the empire to meet and work together. Genghis Khan is one of the…

It is here, the tales tell us, that Robert came into contact with a spider, and the future of Scotland was shaped. Robert I, commonly…

Her small fleet of three ships flew a bloody red banner and struck terror into the heart of the French fleet. The image many people…

Norman knights continued their pillaging of Italian and papal lands. Through victory, conquest, determination, and opportunity, the Normans traveled far to be leaders and kings…