73 BC | The War of Spartacus

73 BC | The War of Spartacus

Can you talk about Spartacus while avoiding the whole subject of slavery? Maybe, maybe, but I do want to give a bit of a nod to “slavery” in ancient times, because it sets the stage upon which Spartacus and his rebellion was to emerge. But it also suits to...
September 2nd, 31 BC | The Battle of Actium

September 2nd, 31 BC | The Battle of Actium

There have been a lot of battles throughout history, and whether they were the result of petty arguments, disagreements, or other – more meaningful – aggravations, they all have one thing in common: they affected the subsequent area, people, and timeline thereafter in...
October 23rd, 42 BC | End of The Liberators’ Civil War

October 23rd, 42 BC | End of The Liberators’ Civil War

The Liberators’ Civil War is brought to an end. Brutus commits suicide. It is 44 BC and Julius Caesar is lying in a pool of his own blood on the floor of the senate, staring up at the statue of Pompey as thirty-five stab wounds are inflicted upon him. “Well bugger …”...
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....