The Marian legions were a mid-point from the Polybian to Imperial legions. However, the reforms of the Marian legion made them one of the most disciplined and feared fighting forces in the ancient world. Continue reading The Marian Legions
The battle which enshrined Boudicca in Ancient History and very nearly prematurely ended the Roman occupation of Britain, concluded in a decisive one sided battle. Continue reading The Battle of Watling Street
The tale of Sextus Pompey, the youngest son of Pompey who took up piracy against Octavian and Anthony in a bid to win power himself. Continue reading The Last Pompeian
Pompey the Great was one of the most prominent persons in the Roman Republic. The one who added a lot of territory, was he a brilliant general or administrator or a great marketer or a combination of the above? Continue reading Pompey: Great General or Marketer?
A civilization that expands makes many enemies. This man was the greatest enemy of the Roman Republic and inflicted a lot of punishment with his steadfast hatred of Rome. Continue reading Rome’s Greatest Nemesis: Hannibal Barca