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Discussions from Ancient Warfare Magazine. Why did early civilisations fight? Who were their Generals? What was life like for the earliest soldiers? Ancient Warfare Magazine will try and answer these questions. Warfare minus two thousand years.

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Discussions from Ancient Warfare Magazine. Why did early civilisations fight? Who were their Generals? What was life like for the earliest soldiers? Ancient Warfare Magazine will try and answer these questions. Warfare minus two thousand years.

    AWA: If the Roman Legion was superior to the phalanx how could Hannibal use such inferior methods and defeat the Romans for years?

    AWA: If the Roman Legion was superior to the phalanx how could Hannibal use such inferior methods and defeat the Romans for years?

    In Ancient Warfare Answers, Jasper (editor of Ancient Warfare Magazine) and Murray (deputy editor) tackle your questions on ancient military topics.

    In this episode Murray answers a question from patron Disco Shootout, if the Roman Legion was superior to the phalanx and tribal warfare like the Gauls, how could Hannibal use such inferior methods and defeat the Romans for years?

    If you have any questions email Jasper at editor@ancient-warfare.com

    • 7 min
    AWA: Did the Romans downplay their navy before the first Punic war?

    AWA: Did the Romans downplay their navy before the first Punic war?

    In Ancient Warfare Answers, Jasper (editor of Ancient Warfare Magazine) and Murray (deputy editor) tackle your questions on ancient military topics.

    In this episode Jasper ponders on if the Romans intentionally downplayed their naval capabilities before the first Punic war? Thank you to patron of the podcast Dag Atle for suggesting this question.

    If you have any questions email Jasper at editor@ancient-warfare.com

    • 9 min
    AWA: Female Warriors seem to have come from steppe nomad cultures. Were there any others?

    AWA: Female Warriors seem to have come from steppe nomad cultures. Were there any others?

    In Ancient Warfare Answers, Jasper (editor of Ancient Warfare Magazine) and Murray (deputy editor) tackle your questions on ancient military topics.

    In this episode Murray answers Boris's question beyond female warriors from the steppe nomad cultures, where are the others?

    If you have any questions email Jasper at editor@ancient-warfare.com

    • 8 min
    Traitors, discipline and punishment

    Traitors, discipline and punishment

    The ancient warfare magazine team are back this time discussing traitors, discipline and punishment in the ancient world.

    If you want to watch the team record live and comment as we go, why not become a patron?

    • 45 min
    AWA: Why was Roman republican cavalry so poor?

    AWA: Why was Roman republican cavalry so poor?

    In Ancient Warfare Answers, Jasper (editor of Ancient Warfare Magazine) and Murray (deputy editor) tackle your questions on ancient military topics.

    In this episode Jasper explains why Roman republican cavalry so poor? It's thanks to patron Jo-jo Sun for sending us that.

    If you have any questions email Jasper at editor@ancient-warfare.com

    • 7 min
    AWA - Why did the Roman army draw lots in AD69?

    AWA - Why did the Roman army draw lots in AD69?

    In Ancient Warfare Answers, Jasper (editor of Ancient Warfare Magazine) and Murray (deputy editor) tackle your questions on ancient military topics.

    In this episode Jasper tells explains why the Roman army drew lots in AD69.

    If you have any questions email Jasper at editor@ancient-warfare.com

    • 7 min

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