Ancient Warfare Answers episode (161): How Important was luck?
Alex, part of our patreon community asks: 'how much do you feel that luck played a role in ancient combat? Theoretically, luck would be more of a factor in the gunpowder age, but I can’t imagine worse luck than being a Roman at Cannae. Low chance of survival, no matter your martial skill. Thoughts?' Jasper is busy this week so Murray is flying solo. Enjoy the podcast? Support us via Patreon, now with optional magazine subscription!