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The Nerge: Hunting in the Mongol Empire
Articleby Mark Cartwright

The Nerge: Hunting in the Mongol Empire

The peoples of the Mongol Empire (1206-1368 CE) were nomadic, and they relied on hunting wild game as a valuable source of protein. The Asian steppe is a desolate, windy, and often bitterly cold environment, but for those Mongols with sufficient...
The Barracks Emperors
Definitionby Joshua J. Mark

The Barracks Emperors

The “Barracks Emperors” is a term coined by later historians referring to the Roman emperors who were chosen and supported by the army during the period known as the Crisis of the Third Century (also known as the Imperial Crisis...
The First Punic War - Part 3
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The First Punic War - Part 3

The battle for Sicily rages on as titanic fleets face off! The naval arms race escalates, culminating in one of the largest naval battles in history! Part 1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOk6ppoQrkw Part 2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2Qdf75r_3I...
The Battle of Zama - Cavalry Charge
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The Battle of Zama - Cavalry Charge

The Battle of Zama (202 BCE). Scipio and Hannibal rearrange their troops in a single line and battle remains stalemate until Roman cavalry returns and attacks Hannibal's infantry at the rear.
Fall of Rome
Lessonby Marion Wadowski

Fall of Rome

Here you will find a 5-minute podcast explaining in simple terms why Rome fell, a short text to fill in and a diagram to complete based on that podcast. The transcript and answer keys are all included.You also have a choice of two wrap-up...
History Of Warfare - The Spanish Armada - Full Documentary
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History Of Warfare - The Spanish Armada - Full Documentary

History Of Warfare - The Spanish Armada - Full Documentary The Spanish Armada was an enormous 130-ship naval fleet dispatched by Spain in 1588 as part of a planned invasion of England. Following years of hostilities between Spain and England...
Council of Clermont
Definitionby Mark Cartwright

Council of Clermont

The Council of Clermont in central France was held in November 1095 CE and witnessed Pope Urban II's (r. 1088-1099 CE) historic call for the First Crusade (1095-1102 CE) to capture Jerusalem for Christendom from its Muslim occupiers. The...
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The Throwing War

It wasn't all stabbing and slicing in ancient combat, during battle the air was often dark with thrown projectiles of various deadly natures. Taking a look at some of the man and machine-powered missile armaments of the Roman period is...
Crusades
Definitionby Mark Cartwright

Crusades

The Crusades were a series of military campaigns organised by popes and Christian western powers in order to take Jerusalem and the Holy Land back from Muslim control and then defend those gains. There were eight major official crusades...
Syracuse
Definitionby Mark Cartwright

Syracuse

The city of Syracuse is located on the east coast of Sicily and was originally a Greek colony founded by Corinth in 734 BCE. The city enjoyed a period of expansion and prosperity under the tyrant Gelon in the 5th century BCE, survived a two...