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THE DEADLIEST BLOGGER LIST OF THE 25 GREATEST COMMANDERS OF THE ANCIENT WORLD

  One of the most popular topics of discussion among historians (both amateur and professional) concerns what generals in history deserve to be ranked as “Great”; and of these, who was the greatest. The former is more easily determined than … Continue reading

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DIADOCHI: MACEDONIAN GAME OF THRONES (PART 6)

(This is the sixth in a series concerning the Wars of the Diadachi. Part 1 can be read here, and includes comprehensive biographies of the players in this drama. It is strongly advised that you start there before reading on here. Stay tuned … Continue reading

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DIADACHI: MACEDONIAN GAME OF THRONES (PART 4)

(This is the fourth in a series concerning the Wars of the Diadachi. Part 1 can be read here, and includes comprehensive biographies of the players in this drama. It is strongly advised that you start there before reading on here. Stay tuned … Continue reading

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DIADACHI: MACEDONIAN GAME OF THRONES (PART 2)

(This is the second in a series concerning the Wars of the Diadachi. Part 1 can be read here, and includes comprehensive biographies of the players in this drama. It is strongly advised that you start there before reading on here. Stay … Continue reading

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DIADACHI: MACEDONIAN GAME OF THRONES

(This is the first in series concerning the Wars of the Diadachi. Stay tuned to this blog for future installments!) Long before George R.R. Martin penned his tale of war, intrigue and treachery the ancient world was scene to its … Continue reading

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Battle of Granicus, 334BC: Alexander the Great’s Riskiest Battle!

In May of 334BC the young king of Macedon, Alexander son of Philip led his army into battle for the first time against the forces of the Persian Empire. The opposing armies met at the River Granicus. It would prove his most dangerous battle, … Continue reading

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