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AWA200 - Do the sources tell us anything about the Spartan warrior Arimnestus?

Murray answers this question sent in from Christoper, 'do the sources tell us anything about the...

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AW199 - The Rise of the Legion (part II)

The legion that wrested control of the Mediterranean region from Carthage and the Successor...

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AWA198 - Why was the Greek phalanx so ineffective against the Romans?

Patron of the podcast Lubos asks, 'Why was the greek phalanx so ineffective against the Romans?...

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AWA197 - How did ancient commanders secure their logistics?

Sparked by current events in the work patron of the podcast Carlos asks 'what steps did ancient...

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AWA196 - Can we trust Homer?

Murray is still in New Zealand but has found the time to answer this question from patron of the...

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AWA195 - What did Epaminondas look like?

Murray is on holiday in New Zealand, but while on his travels he has found the time to answer...

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AW194 - Fighting Generals

We were due to look at the latest issue of the magazine Rise of the Legion pt.II. As the issue...

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AWA193 - How did Generals plan campaigns?

Murray tackles this question from Jorn Schneider, 'How did generals plan campaigns and how did...

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AWA192 - What Mattered Most in Ancient Warfare – Murray’s Take

Murray is once more without Jasper but give us his opinion on what he thinks mattered most in...

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AWA191 - When do ancient sources agree but you call foul?

Murray is on his own this week and tackles this question sent in by Patron of the podcast Paul,...

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AW190 - What do you think was the most important factor in ancient warfare?

While we wait for the latest episode of the magazine to be released, Murray suggested the Ancient...

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AWA189 - How did ancient armies inspire loyalty among their troops?

Anne asks 'how did ancient armies and generals inspire (coerce?) loyalty among the troops?'...

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AWA188 - How did the Romans and others counter the firepower and mobility of horse archer armies?

Patron of the podcast Carlos sent us this question, 'what were the methods used by groups like...

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AWA187 - How much military intelligence did the ancients use?

Murray gives his thoughts on this question sent in by Greg 'There are quite a few examples of the...

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AW186 - The Biggest Recent Developments in Ancient Warfare

We regularly receive emails for Jasper and Murray with suggestions for Ancient Warfare Answers....

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AWA185 - What made slings so suited to Ancient Warfare?

Adam asks 'Slings are an iconic weapon of the ancient period, but don't seem to have been used...

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AWA184 - Was the Grass Crown really that rare?

Murray answers this question sent in from Micius. Do you think the “Grass Crown” was...

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AWA183 - Did the Silver Shields lose effectiveness as they grew old?

Murray tackles this question on the Silver Shields. Do we have any evidence that the Silver...

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AW182 - Warfare in the Age of Homer

'To the Greeks and Romans, the Trojan War was the beginning of all warfare and set the standards...

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How did Hannibal supply his troops in the Alps and Italy?

In our last episode before a short hiatus for Christmas, Jasper tackles this question on...

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