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Ancient Warfare Podcast

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Rank #128 in History category

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History
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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.

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By Christianwinkler - Apr 20 2020
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They need to invest in better quality recording material.

Great podcast

By Nick37282839 - May 01 2019
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Very informative, to the point but the sound quality is sometimes overlooked.

iTunes Ratings

315 Ratings
Average Ratings
200
60
22
11
22

Great Content

By Christianwinkler - Apr 20 2020
Read more
They need to invest in better quality recording material.

Great podcast

By Nick37282839 - May 01 2019
Read more
Very informative, to the point but the sound quality is sometimes overlooked.
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Ancient Warfare Podcast

Latest release on May 04, 2020

All 100 episodes from oldest to newest

Episode 100 - Any questions answered

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For this landmark 100th episode the Ancient Warfare Magazine team decided to open up the conversation to listeners and asked them to send in their questions.

Thanks to everyone to sent in questions, and sorry if we never got to yours.

May 04 2020

1hr 11mins

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Watch, read, listen... Ancient Warfare in 'Lockdown'

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These are strange times, with many of us trapped at home Jasper suggested the Ancient Warfare Magazine team share their recommendations for books, movies, articles and podcasts to pass the time.

If you don't already subscribe to the magazine use the offer code awpodcast to get a 33% discount off any Ancient Warfare digital subscription at ancient-warfare.com (offer ends 31 May,2020).

The teams recommendations

Myke Field of Glory Rulebook: Ancient and Medieval Wargaming Rules Great Battles of History - GMT Games Arms and Armour of the Greeks by Anthony M. Snodgrass Persian Interventions: The Achaemenid Empire, Athens, and Sparta, 450-386 BCE by John O. Hyland Classical Greek Tactics by Roel Konijnendijk Greek Military Service in the Ancient Near East, 401330 BCE by Jeffrey Rop

Murray 'Ancient warfare Movie Watching Bingo' 'Ancient warfare workouts'

Marc Michael Woods' In Search of the Trojan War & In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great The Art of War in the Western World by Archer Jones The Grand Strategy of the Roman Empire by Edward Luttwak.

Mark HBO’s Rome series Robert Harris’ Cicero trilogy Colleen McCullough’s Masters of Rome

Lindsay Cassius Dio, Roman History - Loeb Classics Asterix I, Claudius (the TV Series)

Jasper Ancient Warfare Magazine Army of the Roman Emperors: Archaeology and History by Thomas Fischer

Apr 07 2020

1hr

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Soldiers of Fortune

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"As long as there has been warfare, there have been warriors willing to offer their services to the highest bidder. In this issue, we look at ancient mercenaries across the Mediterranean."

It's a lively discussion with a full ancient warfare magazine team.

Mar 19 2020

47mins

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Alexander in Afghanistan

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Alexander the Great invaded what is today Afghanistan in 330 BC as part of war against Persia. Comprising the easternmost satrapies of Persia, Afghanistan provided some challenging battles in his conquest of the remaining lands of Persia.

In this episode of the Ancient Warfare Magazine Podcast the team discuss Alexander the Great in Afghanistan.

It's thank you to patron of the podcast Jared Grantham for suggestion the topic.

Feb 13 2020

42mins

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Warriors on Wheels: Chariot Warfare in Antiquity

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Until the arrival of the chariot, warfare had been an exclusively infantry-based affair. Its invention introduced a new dynamic to the battlefield that shaped warfare for two millennia.

The team discuss Ancient Warfare Magazine XIII-4.

Jan 16 2020

1hr 2mins

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The role of contests and rituals in ancient battle

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With Jasper away, Murray is MC for this episode of the Ancient Warfare Magazine Podcast. He is joined by Marc Marc DeSantis, Mark McCaffery and Lindsay Powell.

Taking listener questions they discuss the role of contests and rituals in ancient battles.

Dec 19 2019

57mins

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The Rise of Septimius Severus

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The team are back to discuss Ancient Warfare Magazine XIII.3 The Rise of Septimius Severus.

'Septimius Severus, also known as Severus, was Roman emperor from 193 to 211. He was born in Leptis Magna in the Roman province of Africa. As a young man he advanced through the customary succession of offices under the reigns of Marcus Aurelius and Commodus. Severus seized power after the death of Emperor Pertinax in 193 during the Year of the Five Emperors.'

Nov 08 2019

55mins

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Experimental archeology and Re-enactment

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This time the team are discussing a topic suggested by one of our patrons, they talk over the the pro's and con's of experimental archeology and re-enactment in respect to ancient warfare. 

Oct 10 2019

1hr 2mins

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The role of geography in ancient warfare

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'Natural and man-made geography exerts its influence on warfare, determining the passage of whole armies and fleets, sometimes allowing a single soldier to hold up an entire host.'

The team discuss Ancient Warfare Magazine XIII.2 'Hunting for good ground: The role of geography in warfare'.

You can pick up you copy of the magazine here.

Sep 19 2019

58mins

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Ancient Warfare tropes

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We're back with another Ancient Warfare podcast. In this episode we're going to be discussing tropes; what we know, what we thing we know and where it all goes wrong!

Don't forget if you're not already a subscriber to the magazine you can find her here.

Sep 11 2019

45mins

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