Macedonian siege tower (4th century BC)
The army of Alexander the Great successfully deployed siege towers in its attacks against fortifications.
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Soldiers of the ancient Macedonian Kingdom were dreaded warriors.
The excellent archers were feared members of the Persian army
The legendary ruler and military leader, Alexander the Great, established a vast empire.
Ancient Indian war elephants were used as ´tanks´ in battles.
Ancient Roman conquerors had effective siege engines developed for attacking fortifications.
The phalanx formation was a military formation of the Greek heavy infantry.
Numerous legendary empires were built (and destroyed) in the course of history.
Ancient Persian monarchs were famous for the size of their empire and their wealth.
The battle, that is considered to be a tactical masterpiece, meant a decisive victory for Alexander the Great against Persia.
Archimedes was one of the most brilliant Greek scholars of ancient times, who made his mark with military inventions as well.
The battle ended with the overwhelming victory of the Macedonian army over the Persian army led by Darius III.
Ancient Greek heavy infantryman.
Leonardo was not only a master artist, but also an accomplished military engineer.
According to Homer’s epic, Odysseus’ Stratagem caused the loss of Troy.