The Battle of Pharsalus
Pharsalus, in eastern Greece, was the site of a decisive battle in 48 BCE between two of Rome's greatest ever generals...
The Battle of the Catalaunian Fields
The Battle of the Catalaunian Fields (also known as The Battle of Chalons, The Battle of Maurica) was one of the most decisive...
The Battle of Zama - The Beginning of Roman Conquest
The Second Punic War (218-202 BCE) began when the Carthaginian general Hannibal attacked the city of Saguntum, a Roman...
The Greek Phalanx
One of the most effective and enduring military formations in ancient warfare was that of the Greek Phalanx. The age...
The Influence of Hannibal of Carthage on The Art of War
This paper examines the influence of Hannibal of Carthage on the art of war over time. Hannibal’s war with Rome...
The Manipular formation used by Republican Roman Armies (circa 218 -168 BCE)
By the late fourth century BCE Rome had conquered much of modern day Italy and was a maturing power in the Mediterranean...
The Price of Greed: Hannibal's Betrayal by Carthage
Although Hannibal’s forces were defeated on the field at the Battle of Zama (202 BCE) the groundwork for this defeat...
Weapons in Ancient Egypt
The ancient Egyptian military is often imagined in modern films and other media as a heavily armed and disciplined fighting...