On a hot, dusty field in 216 B.C., a Roman army perished and the dream of double envelopment was born
The battle at the Edge of the Earth
Historian Kaveh Farrokh studies the Sassanians in his first book of a three-volume history of ancient Persia
Peter Wilson examines the 1632 battle that marked the peak of Sweden's participation in the Thirty Years' War
For the better part of a hundred years, Athens commanded an empire to be reckoned with. But the Parthenon and every other emblem of the polis's greatness rested on a watery foundation: the navy
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