The Battle of Carrhae
The year was 53 BC. It was the first of the battles between the Roman and Persian empires, and one
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The Assyrian War
By Cam Rea Northern Iraq, northeast Syria and southeastern Turkey, this was a region once known as Assyria. A nation
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The Battle of Mount Gindarus
By Cam Rea See Part 1 here: https://classicalwisdom.com/forgotten-roman-general/ With the Amanus Pass secured, Ventidius, head of the Roman forces, pushed
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Abraham’s Rescue of Lot
By Cam Rea It all started over grazing lands. Lot and Abraham had flocks and herds, but when they came
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Cyrus’ Babylonian Campaigns
By Cam Rea Cyrus had already accumulated quite a lot of territory… but that didn’t mean he was done yet.
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Cyrus and the West
By Cam Rea Once Cyrus defeated Astyages, he inherited a new problem… And that problem was the western front. This
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Cyrus the Great – Armies
The early military machine of Cyrus the Great wasn’t what you would think it was… it wasn’t professional by any
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Cyrus the Great
By Cam Rea Cyrus the Great or “Cyrus II” was King of Anshan from 559-530 BCE. He was the son
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Battle of Marathon
The battle of Marathon has, for millenia now, been firmly planted within the annals of western history. A decisive battle,
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Greco-Persian Wars
The Persian wars were a series of engagements between the massive Persian empire and the various city states of ancient
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