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The logistics of Hoplite: Hoplite warrior and his carrier ('skenoporos'), the fifth century BC

The logistics of Hoplite: Hoplite warrior and his carrier ('skenoporos'), the fifth century BC

Gallic Warrior 3rd Century BC

Gallic Warrior 3rd Century BC

"Celtiberian warriors with Roman prisoner, late 2nd century BC", Angus McBride

"Celtiberian warriors with Roman prisoner, late 2nd century BC", Angus McBride

Scythia, 6th century BC: Scythian archer & Scythian warriors from rival group

Scythia, 6th century BC: Scythian archer & Scythian warriors from rival group

Auxiliary cavalry & Auxiliary infantryman, mid- 1st century AD

Auxiliary cavalry & Auxiliary infantryman, mid- 1st century AD

Brennus invaded Greece in 281 BC with a huge war band and was turned back before he could plunder the temple of Apollo at Delphi. At the same time, another Gaulish group of men, women, and children were migrating through Thrace. They had split off from Brennus' people in 279 BC, and had migrated into Thrace under their leaders Leonnorius and Lutarius. These invaders appeared in Asia Minor in 278–277 BC; others invaded Macedonia, killed the Ptolemaic ruler Ptolemy Ceraunus but were eventually…

Brennus invaded Greece in 281 BC with a huge war band and was turned back before he could plunder the temple of Apollo at Delphi. At the same time, another Gaulish group of men, women, and children were migrating through Thrace. They had split off from Brennus' people in 279 BC, and had migrated into Thrace under their leaders Leonnorius and Lutarius. These invaders appeared in Asia Minor in 278–277 BC; others invaded Macedonia, killed the Ptolemaic ruler Ptolemy Ceraunus but were eventually…

Roman mask helmet, 1st 2nd century CE. These are often called 'parade' helmets for cavalry sports use, but it has been suggested that they were also used in combat. The psychological effect of being charged by one of these masked warriors would have been formidable. A living statue, god-like and terrifying.

Roman mask helmet, 1st 2nd century CE. These are often called 'parade' helmets for cavalry sports use, but it has been suggested that they were also used in combat. The psychological effect of being charged by one of these masked warriors would have been formidable. A living statue, god-like and terrifying.

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