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Ancient Warfare Answers episode (185): What made slings so suited to ancient warfare?
  • Apr 6, 2022
  • Murray Dahm
Ancient Warfare Answers episode (185): What made slings so suited to ancient warfare?
Ancient Warfare Answers episode (184): Was the Grass Crown really that rare?
  • Apr 4, 2022
  • Murray Dahm
Ancient Warfare Answers episode (184): Was the Grass Crown really that rare?
Ancient Warfare Answers episode (183): Did the Silver Shields' combat effectiveness diminish as they grew older?
  • Apr 2, 2022
  • Murray Dahm
Ancient Warfare Answers episode (183): Did the Silver Shields' combat effectiveness diminish as they grew older?
The Saxon Shore forts of Britain - ‘Walking’ the Saxon Shore Way
  • Mar 30, 2022
  • Murray Dahm
The Saxon Shore forts of Britain - ‘Walking’ the Saxon Shore Way
Podcast Episode 182: Warfare in the Age of Homer
  • Mar 29, 2022
  • Murray Dahm
Podcast Episode 182: Warfare in the Age of Homer
Ancient Warfare Answers episode (181): What do we know about how Hannibal supplied his troops?
  • Mar 24, 2022
  • Murray Dahm
Ancient Warfare Answers episode (181): What do we know about how Hannibal supplied his troops?
Ancient Warfare Answers episode (179): What were the different Ships used by the Roman Navy
  • Mar 23, 2022
  • Murray Dahm
Ancient Warfare Answers episode (179): What were the different Ships used by the Roman Navy
Ancient Warfare Answers episode (178): Were there units recruited from a specific area in the Hellenistic period?
  • Mar 20, 2022
  • Murray Dahm
Ancient Warfare Answers episode (178): Were there units recruited from a specific area in the Hellenistic period?
Podcast Episode (177): The Batavian Revolt
  • Mar 18, 2022
  • Murray Dahm
Podcast Episode (177): The Batavian Revolt
Ancient Warfare Answers episode (176): How were Roman marines equipped; how did they fight?
  • Mar 16, 2022
  • Murray Dahm
Ancient Warfare Answers episode (176): How were Roman marines equipped; how did they fight?
Ancient Warfare Answers episode (175): Could Alexander have convinced his men to head further into India?
  • Mar 14, 2022
  • Murray Dahm
Ancient Warfare Answers episode (175): Could Alexander have convinced his men to head further into India?
Ancient Warfare Answers episode (174): Did Ancient Armies wargame in any fashion we would recognize?
  • Mar 11, 2022
  • Murray Dahm
Ancient Warfare Answers episode (174): Did Ancient Armies wargame in any fashion we would recognize?
Ancient Warfare Answers episode (173): What is one battle where sources agree but you don't?
  • Mar 9, 2022
  • Murray Dahm
Ancient Warfare Answers episode (173): What is one battle where sources agree but you don't?
Ancient Warfare Answers episode (172): Why didn't the Persians react faster to the invasion of 336 BC?
  • Mar 7, 2022
  • Murray Dahm
Ancient Warfare Answers episode (172): Why didn't the Persians react faster to the invasion of 336 BC?
Podcast Episode 171: Myke Cole's The Bronze Lie
  • Mar 4, 2022
  • Murray Dahm
Podcast Episode 171: Myke Cole's The Bronze Lie
"It's just a jump to the left" - The left-most position in ancient hoplite battle
  • Mar 2, 2022
  • Murray Dahm
"It's just a jump to the left" - The left-most position in ancient hoplite battle