Ancient Warfare Blog

  • Errata for Henchmen of Ares

    It will be two years this November since my PhD thesis was published by Karwansaray in revised form as Henchmen of Ares. Reviews have generally been... Read more
  • Spartacus: Blood & Sand (2/2)

    Yesterday, we left Spartacus on a ship bound for the Italian peninsula and the city of Capua in particular. Ancient sources claimed that the city... Read more
  • Spartacus: Blood & Sand (1/2)

    My girlfriend and I had watched the final episode of season two of The Blacklist, a show featuring the talents of the inimitable James Spader... Read more
  • New department: Roman army in detail

    Here in the office, we’re continuously trying to think up ways to keep our magazines fresh. For example, Christy Beall, our designer, has created a... Read more
  • Stockholm's Medieval Museum

    Yesterday, I wrote about the Swedish History Museum. Today, I want to briefly introduce you to another museum that I think is definitely worth your... Read more
  • The Swedish History Museum

    When the International Ancient Warfare Conference in Gothenburg was over, I travelled onwards to Stockholm and spent a few wonderful days there. Stockholm is a beautiful... Read more
  • Ancient warfare in Gothenburg, 2016

    It’s been a hectic few weeks. On Monday 27 June, I travelled to Gothenburg, Sweden, and managed to catch a very severe cold on my... Read more
  • Aurei from Kalkriese

    Photo courtesy Museum Varusschlacht The Varusschlacht (the Museum of Varus’ battle, a.k.a. The Teutoburg Forest) Museum in Kalkriese, Germany, today revealed the find of eight aurei, Roman... Read more
  • Ancient Warfare in Sweden

    It’s Sunday and I’ve just prepared my suitcase. In less than 16 hours, I’ll be boarding a plan to go to Gothenburg in Sweden. The... Read more
  • How Corinthian is the Corinthian helmet?

    There are a great many different types of ancient Greek helmets, ranging across a large span of time, from the boar’s tusk helmets of the... Read more

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