Swords in Ancient Chinese Warfare
Although the bow and crossbow were the weapons of choice for much of China’s history, the sword played its part, especially when warriors were forced to dismount and face the enemy at close quarters. Widely used from around 500 BCE...
Warfare in Ancient China
Chinese warfare involved perhaps the largest and most technologically advanced armies in the ancient world. Chariots, cavalry, swords, bows and crossbows were all staple features of the battles which raged as rulers forever struggled to dominate...
Ancient Roman Warfare
With a huge reserve of resources in men and equipment and a culture geared for warfare, the Romans were relentless in expanding their borders and putting their neighbours to the sword. The Roman army, with its well-trained, well-equipped...
Ancient Chinese Warfare
A documentary on warfare in ancient China.
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...
Chariot Warfare in the Ancient Near East
An illustration of what chariot warfare looked like in the ancient Near East. Illustration by by Zvonimir Grbasic.
Ancient Desert Warfare
An artist's impression of ancient desert warfare in northern Africa, in this case depicting the Kushite army doing battle with the Masaesyli. The kingdom of Kush, situated in northern Africa, flourished between c. 1069 BCE and 350 CE, while...
Chariot Warfare in Ancient India
This sculpture made during the period of the Chalukyas of Vatapi (6th century CE to 8th century CE) shows a scene from the Mahabharata. Here, a combat scene involving chariot warriors, archers, swordsmen, elephants, and a fallen combatant...
Roman Warfare & Battles
Roman warfare Auxilary Centurion Clementia Concave Concilium Convex Corvus Dictator Disciplina Militaris Gladius Hastati Imperialism Legioniaries Legion Maniples Mercenary Principes Pyrrhic Victory Sacramentum Scutum Siege Testudo Triarii...
Roman Naval Warfare
A scene depicting Roman naval ships in battle.