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Fall Of Constantinople 1453 - Ottoman Wars DOCUMENTARY
Video by Kings and Generals

Fall Of Constantinople 1453 - Ottoman Wars DOCUMENTARY

The Eastern Roman Empire was under constant Ottoman pressure ever since the new conquerors appeared in the Anatolia. Although the Ottomans tried to take Constantinople on a number of occasions, they had to lift the siege of the city due to...
Siege of Damascus 634 - Arab - Byzantine Wars DOCUMENTARY
Video by Kings and Generals

Siege of Damascus 634 - Arab - Byzantine Wars DOCUMENTARY

Previously in our animated documentary series on the early Muslim expansion, we have covered the battles of Yarmouk (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ct4OSmdZ3M), al-Qadisiyyah (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01z7hTGDNco), Talas (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VH9UhfRKAOc...
Battle of Manzikert 1071 - Byzantine - Seljuq Wars Documentary
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Battle of Manzikert 1071 - Byzantine - Seljuq Wars Documentary

The Battle of Manzikert (Malazgirt, Manavazkert) of 1071 was fought between the Byzantine Empire and the new nomadic conquerors from Central Asia - the Seljuk Sultanate. This battle was decisive in changing the ethnic and the religious outlook...
Greco-Persian Wars
Image by Kelly Macquire

Greco-Persian Wars

The Greco-Persian Wars or Persian Wars were a series of battles in the 5th century BCE between Greece and Persia. This series of wars consisted of some famous battles; Marathon, Thermopylae, Salamis and Plataea which resulted in a Greek victory...
Map of the Peloponnesian Wars (431-404 BCE)
Image by Evonne Stella De Roza

Map of the Peloponnesian Wars (431-404 BCE)

This map shows Greece, Asia Minor and Sicily during the Peloponnesian Wars. The main powers of Athens, Sparta and their allies, as well as Achaemenid Persia and neutral states, are highlighted. Key battles are indicated by an X and military...
Defence of Busanjin Fortress, Imjin Wars
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Defence of Busanjin Fortress, Imjin Wars

An 18th century CE painted scroll showing the defence of Busanjin Fortress during the Japanese invasions of Korea between 1592 and 1598 CE, otherwise known as the ‘Imjin Wars.’
Gallic Wars
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Gallic Wars

This artistic 3D scene shows how fighting between the Roman and the Gauls may have looked during Julius Caesar's campaigns in Gaul (58 to 50 BCE).
Temple of Karnak, Wars of Thutmose III
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Temple of Karnak, Wars of Thutmose III

List of peoples defeated by Thutmose III (1458-1425 BCE) in the Temple of Karnak, Egypt.
The Roman Barbarian Wars: The Era of Roman Conquest
Book Review by Ludwig Heinrich Dyck

The Roman Barbarian Wars: The Era of Roman Conquest

The Roman Barbarian Wars: The Era of Roman Conquest by Ludwig Heinrich Dyck is not a historical novel, but an exhaustive study on one of the most interesting topics of the Roman Era: the Roman conquests. And, in particular, the Barbarian...
Carthaginian Religion
Definition by Mark Cartwright

Carthaginian Religion

Carthage was founded by the Phoenician city of Tyre in the 9th century BCE, and along with many other cultural practices, the city adopted aspects of the religion of its founding fathers. Polytheistic in nature, such important Phoenician...