Greek and Macedonian phalanx formation
The phalanx formation was a military formation of the Greek heavy infantry.
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Ancient Greek heavy infantryman.
Soldiers of the ancient Macedonian Kingdom were dreaded warriors.
The battle ended with the overwhelming victory of the Macedonian army over the Persian army led by Darius III.
The marathon running event was instituted in commemoration of the run of a Greek soldier after the Battle of Marathon, fought between the Athenian and the...
Ancient Indian war elephants were used as ´tanks´ in battles.
Members of the ancient Roman Legions were the masters of military tactics.
Archimedes was one of the most brilliant Greek scholars of ancient times, who made his mark with military inventions as well.
The Greek fleet owed their success to their good tactics and their fast and easily manoeuvrable ships.
The battle of the Greek-Persian War became famous for the heroic sacrifice of the Spartan soldiers.
A bireme is a type of ancient warship, with a characteristic pointed bow and two decks of oars, used by many armies.
The army of Alexander the Great successfully deployed siege towers in its attacks against fortifications.
Ancient Persian monarchs were famous for the size of their empire and their wealth.
King Darius as well as Xerxes built pontoon bridges across the Bosphorus for the Persian army.
The excellent archers were feared members of the Persian army
Mercenaries of the ancient Roman army were well-trained and well equipped with the most up-to-date weapons.
The battle, that is considered to be a tactical masterpiece, meant a decisive victory for Alexander the Great against Persia.
The legendary ruler and military leader, Alexander the Great, established a vast empire.
According to Homer’s epic, Odysseus’ Stratagem caused the loss of Troy.