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Ancient Greek vs Roman Warfare Tactics

The ancient Greek and Roman armies were large and fearsome for their time, yet their warfare tactics and leadership during battle were quite different. Military might was very important for ancient kingdoms to survive and even more important in building...

Mercenaries Were Everywhere in the Ancient Greek World

With the Wagner Group security crisis currently unfolding in Russia, mercenaries are all over the news, but soldiers for hire are nothing new; in fact, they were ubiquitous across the ancient Greek world. More often than not, the citizen-soldier hoplite...

Alexander the Great’s Elite Companion Cavalry

During his campaigns, Alexander the Great relied on a variety of military units for tactical success; the most prestigious of these units were the Companions, the elite mounted shock cavalry of the Macedonian army. The Companion Cavalry, known in Greek...