Roman History

Articles on Roman history.


Night_Raider gives us an overview of Germania.


DoitzelKaiserIII gives a summary of the Seleucid Empire.

Hellenic Military Tradition

Ace_Cataphract tell us about the Hellenic factions in general, and about the
evolution of the Hellenic styles of warfare throughout the ages.


An overview of Carthage by Night_Raider.


Night_Raider details the historical Parthia.

Important Gallic Tribes

A brief overview of the histories some of the more important Gallic tribes.

Important British and Irish Tribes

A detailed overview of the histories of some of the more important tribes of the British Isles.


MaceHead gives us an overview of Thrace, its religion and warfare.

Memphis and Alexandria

Maximus09 tells us about two Egyptian cities.


Bradylama tells us about Scythia.

The political and cultural consequences of Alexander’s conquests

In this essay, grendelfreak will discuss the political and cultural consequences of Alexander the Great’s conquests, and what the enduring legacy for western civilisation is from his era.

A brief history of the Thracians

Archdruid has submitted an excellent overview of the Thracians covering the period from the Persian wars to Roman occupation.

Rise of Sparta

There’s no getting away from Sparta these days and Archdruid looks at how they came to be the premier power in the Pelleponese.

The Belgae

Edorix examines the history and fall of the Belgae, once among the most powerful barbarians west of the Rhenus.

Ancient Egypt’s African Roots

Kahotep takes a look at Ancient Egypt, and discusses their origins versus what has long been believed, using anthropological, archaeological, and biological proof that the Ancient Egyptians were African and not imports from elsewhere.

Armies of Ancient Africa

This article by Kahotep also has an African theme, but this time he is discussing the military equipment and organization of pre-colonial African armies, with emphasis on three of the most famous and well-documented ones (Egyptian, Mandinka, and Zulu).

The Last Pharaohs

This article of Kahotep’s, the third in his African trilogy, deals with the kingdom of Kush (Nubia), a Nile kingdom often overshadowed by its Egyptian neighbour.

The Arverni

Edorix here takes us through the history of one of the most important Tribes in Gaul. Featured as a faction in Total War: Rome 2, the Arveni were very influential in pre-Roman Gaul.

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