Today’s topic was suggested by Patreon backer Wim Sonnemans, who suggested we might look at training manuals and handbooks. Which is a great topic of us as it is something our very own Murray Dahm has previously researched!
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Control and use of the legions played a critical role in Octavian's carefully orchestrated rise to power.
Angus, Jasper, Murray, Lindsay, Mark and Marc discuss Ancient Warfare magazine XII.1.
Jasper recently published a blog on the ancient warfare website, the title was ‘Why I love Ancient Warfare?’.
To discuss why Jasper loves Ancient Warfare Angus is joined by Jasper Oothruys, Murray Dahm, Mark McCaffery, Marc DeSantis and Lindsay Powell.
The team discuss Ancient Warfare Magazine XI-6.
"With financial aid from Persia, Sparta slowly brought Athens down in Attica, throughout its empire, and at sea."
We were casting around for a topic between ourselves, another film? A piece of kit? Murray suggested we discuss trying to simulated the ancient battlefield. We look at table top games, computer games and re-enactment.
Its a big thank you to those who sent in questions, its really appreciated and it does help guide out conversation.
Horse cavalry has long played a role in warfare. But other, more exotic mounts were also used in the ancient world.
In this episode we’re once more looking a the magazine with volume 11, issue 5, “Riding into Battle: Ancient Mounted Warfare”
So joining me are Jasper Oorthuys, Murray Dahm, Marc DeSantis, Mark McCaffery and Lindsay Powell.