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Now displaying: August, 2020
Aug 28, 2020

Murray ponders the question, Why did Sparta adopt the Macedonian Phalanx?

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Aug 21, 2020

Gabriel Ruge emailed this question, did Boudicca have a chance of beating the Romans, were mean her odds were better than 50-50? What if she had signed some sort of alliance with the Caledonians? What if the British used every force multiplier in the book. Attacking from high ground, rough terrain, numbers, movement (chariots) etc.

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Aug 14, 2020

The team are back looking at issue XIV.1 Crucible of Empires: Warfare in Hellenistic Asia MinorThanks to all those who sent in questions, watched and commented as we recorded live.

After the fall of Alexander the Great, the Successors set to work carving out kingdoms of their own. Asia Minor became an important proving ground for these would-be rulers.

Aug 7, 2020

In Ancient Warfare Answers, Jasper (editor of Ancient Warfare Magazine) and Murray (deputy editor) tackle your questions on ancient military topics.

In this episode Murray answers a question from patron Disco Shootout, if the Roman Legion was superior to the phalanx and tribal warfare like the Gauls, how could Hannibal use such inferior methods and defeat the Romans for years?

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