Monthly Archives: June 2013

DISASTER IN THE DESERT: PARTHIANS DESTROY CRASSUS’ ARMY AT CARRHAE

In June of 54 BC, the seemingly invincible Roman Republic turned its baleful gaze upon the Parthian-ruled lands of Mesopotamia. The Triumvir Marcus Licinius Crassus, co-ruler of the Roman state and now Pro-Consul of Syria, was preparing a massive army of … Continue reading

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