Trajan, Emperor of Rome, was a tough and meticulous general as well as a capable administrator and builder. More »
It is easy to see the glories of Rome, but it is just as important to bear in mind the horrors committed for the sake of the Empire. More »
Creators of cataphracts, barding and other types of horse armor used whatever metal was at hand, iron or bronze, and often stiffened the scales with leather. More »
Using the latest enhanced graphical technologies, Ryse: Son of Rome recreates the world of Ancient Rome in spectacular detail. More »
From AD 43 to AD 410, during the Roman occupation of what was then Britannia, Roman legions were the backbone of imperial authority. Read more here. More »
Between AD 60 and 61, Celtic Queen Boudicca of the Iceni tribe led an army of revolters into a fight against Gaius Paulinus, the Roman Governor of Britannia. More »
In late 1944, Japan began the massive production of ‘fire balloons’ capable of attacking American soil from their homeland. How did they make this work? And why did they stop?
Early in World War II, the infantry ‘Matilda’ tank added weight to the Commonwealth units in North Africa.
This unlikely alliance saved the besieged foreign legations at Peking in 1900 during the brutal Boxer Rebellion.