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Battles

The Most Incredible Sieges in History

Throughout history, sieges have been a testament to the resilience, strategy, and endurance of both attackers and defenders. Cities and fortresses have become centers of some of the most exciting and unusual military endeavors. The military cunning of invaders and...

Archeological Finds Shed Light on Ancient Greek Battle of Salamis

The Battle of Salamis, fought between the Persians and a vastly outnumbered Greek force in September of 480 BC, is considered by many historians to be one of the most decisive in history, and much archeological evidence found there...

Manuscript Reveals Battle Between Greeks and Goths at Thermopylae

An ancient manuscript that has recently come to light indicates that in 262 AD there was another battle at Thermopylae that essentially saved Greece from the Goths. In 2007, Jana Grusková, PhD, of Masaryk University, discovered a manuscript fragment containing...

Israeli Archaeologists Discover Only Known Crusader Encampment

Archaeologists in Israel have found the remnants of what is the only Crusader encampment that has been discovered in the Middle East. The site is likely where the Frankish knights stopped and made camp just before the Battle of Hattin,...