Published: May 03, 2012 at 12:46 pm
Crusader Kings II, by Paradox Interactive, puts you in control of a medieval Christian dynasty between 1066 and 1453, challenging you to defend your borders, fill your coffers and consolidate power.
Published: March 01, 2012 at 8:28 pm
In Lost Legion Rediscovered author Donald O'Reilly considers the facts behind the legend of Rome's mythic Theban Legend.
Published: February 10, 2012 at 12:45 pm
MHQ lexicographer Christine Ammer highlights terms coined during the Middle Ages
Published: January 06, 2012 at 10:08 pm
Charles Stanish, UCLA archaeologist and professor of anthropology, discusses war and formation of the earliest states.
Published: November 08, 2011 at 6:18 pm
Simon James looks at Roman history from the perspective of the common soldiers, provincial residents and conquered peoples.
Published: November 04, 2011 at 5:39 pm
A samurai's daisho comprised the long katana fighting sword and the shorter wakizashi for close combat or, if need be, ritual suicide.
Published: September 09, 2011 at 11:41 am
Robin Waterfield chronicles the wars between Alexander's successors for control of his empire.
Published: August 03, 2011 at 10:40 am
How the Spanish superhero broke out of Valencia, crushed a Muslim army, and inspired Christian crusaders.
Published: July 08, 2011 at 6:14 pm
Developed in conjunction with the History Channel, Great Battles Medieval covers the Hundred Years' War from the English and French perspectives.
Published: July 08, 2011 at 3:41 pm
The English (or Welsh) longbow introduced long-range artillery to the battlefield, forever changing the nature of warfare.
Published: March 11, 2011 at 2:05 pm
Persia’s mighty army proved no match for the fired-up Athenian veterans in their epic close-quarters 490 BC battle
Published: March 07, 2011 at 1:01 pm
In The Real Falstaff, author Stephen Cooper reveals the mischaracterized real-life man behind the Shakespearean myth.
Published: February 08, 2011 at 6:41 pm
A renowned historian looks at the greatest conflicts from ancient times to World War II.
Published: November 05, 2010 at 3:25 pm
Robert L. O'Connell's book Ghosts of Cannae looks at Carthaginian General Hannibal's decisive yet ultimately hollow victory against Rome at Cannae in 216 BC.
Published: August 13, 2010 at 1:48 pm
The Roman gladius (sword) and scutum (shield) enabled the legions to conquer the known world.
Published: August 10, 2010 at 4:46 pm
"The Ghosts of Cannae: Hannibal and the Darkest Hour of the Roman Republic" By Robert L. O’Connell. The life-and-death struggle between Rome and Carthage during the Second Punic War of the third century BC proved a watershed for both civilizations.