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Ancient Warfare Podcast

Discussions from Ancient Warfare Magazine. Why did early civilisations fight? Who were their Generals? What was life like for the earliest soldiers? Ancient Warfare Magazine will try and answer these questions. Warfare minus two thousand years.
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Apr 29, 2022

Sparked by current events in the work patron of the podcast Carlos asks 'what steps did ancient commanders do to ensure that their army's logistics were in order?'

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Apr 22, 2022

Murray is still in New Zealand but has found the time to answer this question from patron of the podcast Chris.

'How much do we trust Homer? Are there good examples of corroborating accounts that give us the means to verify or put his missives in context?'

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Apr 15, 2022

Murray is on holiday in New Zealand, but while on his travels he has found the time to answer this question from Christopher.

'Do we have any indication as to what Epaminondas of Thebes looked like? He was a fantastic general and I find it strange that we have not found any statues or busts that portray him. Is it because Alexander razed Thebes to the ground?"

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Apr 8, 2022

We were due to look at the latest issue of the magazine Rise of the Legion pt.II. As the issue has only just been released, we thought we would save the discussion on that topic for the next full episode of the podcast in May.

In the meantime, Myke suggested the team discuss commanders as tactical units and whether they participated in the fighting, or command from behind the lines?

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Apr 1, 2022

Murray tackles this question from Jorn Schneider, 'How did generals plan campaigns and how did armies find out where to go without maps?'

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