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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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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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