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Aug 27, 2021

Patron of the podcast Ian asks 'which was the fastest army in the ancient world traveling over land? Herodotus mentions the Spartan relief force that raced to Marathon, travelling around 150kms in 3 days- is this a record?'.

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Aug 20, 2021
With the summer holiday season in full swing for all the team (except Murray in Australia), we thought we'd discuss everyone's favourite fiction books, which feature ancient warfare.
 
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Books Mentioned:
Banner, James M. The Ever-Changing Past

Breem, Wallace. Eagle in the Snow

Davis, Lindsay. The Falco Series
https://www.lindseydavis.co.uk/publications/

Duggan, Alfred.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Duggan

Cameron, Christian. The Tyrant Series
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_Cameron

Graves, Robert. I, Claudius
Graves, Robert. Claudius the God
Graves, Robert. Count Belisarius

Harris, Robert. The Cicero Trilogy: Imperium
Harris, Robert. The Cicero Trilogy: Lustrum
Harris, Robert. The Cicero Trilogy: Dictator

Haynes, Natalie. A Thousand Ships
Haynes, Natalie. The Children of Jocasta
https://nataliehaynes.com

Holland, Tom.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Holland_(author)

Homer. The Illiad
Homer. The Odyssey

Keegan, John. The Face of Battle

McCullough, Colleen. The First Man in Rome
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colleen_McCullough

Miller, Madeline. The Song of Achilles

Moorhead, Sam. Stutard, David. The Romans who Shaped Britain

Pressfield, Steven. Tides of War
https://stevenpressfield.com

Renault, Mary. The Alexander Trilogy: Fire from Heaven
Renault, Mary. The Alexander Trilogy: The Persian Boy
Renault, Mary. The Alexander Trilogy: Funeral Games

Sidebottom, Harry.
https://www.harrysidebottom.co.uk

Sutcliff, Rosemary. Eagle of the Ninth

Vidal, Gore. Julian
Vidal, Gore. Creation

Yourcenar, Marguerite. Memoirs of Hadrian

 
Aug 13, 2021

Andrew sent us this question, 'I was wondering how the intertwining of heroic figures into people’s lineage, was viewed by the common people.' Murray gives us his opinion.

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Aug 6, 2021

Could Hannibal have won the second punic war? Jasper is busy putting the magazine together so Murray gives us his opinion.

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