Ancient Warfare Answers episode (142): The legionaries at Cannae
Jasper explores David from Patreon’s question: ‘Where did the men who made up the Roman army at Cannae come from? Any idea what proportion were veterans vs. new recruits? And if a significant number were recruits, what was the impact of tens of thousands of them being lost (e.g. farmers, artisans, etc.)? Enjoy the podcast? Support us via Patreon, now with optional magazine subscription!