February 19th, 197 AD | The Battle of Lugdunum

February 19th, 197 AD | The Battle of Lugdunum

One of the biggest, bloodiest, Roman-on-Roman fuck fests in history, but what caused it? Well, it all started when “Rome” was not “Rome” and the legions were actually not called “legions.” It was down to this guy: “Marcus Aurelius Commodus Antoninus Augustus at your...
December 18th, 218 BC | The Battle of Trebia

December 18th, 218 BC | The Battle of Trebia

It’s 218 BC. It’s also December. The thing about December – especially around the Province of Piacenza in northern Italy – is it can get a might bit bloody nippy; snows fall, ice forms on the ground, and there’s a remarkable lack of food growing around you. No...
October 6th, 105 BC | The Battle of Arausio

October 6th, 105 BC | The Battle of Arausio

Remember Cannae? Remember the two generals, a river, and a massive Roman defeat? Cool. Come forward 100 years and watch the Romans do it all over again in what could be one of their greatest defeats. Certainly it ranks up there with Cannae and it left Rome completely...
October 3rd, 52 BC | Vercingetorix Surrenders

October 3rd, 52 BC | Vercingetorix Surrenders

[This article is true, factual, and has no Roman-loving bias, honest guv’nor.] Vercingetorix. Who? On October 3rd, 52BC he surrendered to Julius Caesar, ending the siege and Battle of Alesia, and bringing the Gauls under the yoke of the GLORIUS ROMAN EMPIRE....