Roman Slave Rebellions: First Servile War
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Roman Slave Rebellions: First Servile War

After its final victory over Carthage in the Third Punic War in 146 BC, the Roman Republic was enjoying a period of relative peace, having established itself as the dominant power in the Mediterranean. However, when there are not enemies abroad, enemies within will emerge. This is the story of the Servile Wars, a string […]

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Carrhae 53 BC – Roman–Parthian War DOCUMENTARY

Rome’s wars against the Empires of Ancient Persia began almost immediately after the two civilisations came into direct contact, and would continue for half a millennium after. The first century BC was a time during which the newly reformed Roman legions reigned supreme on the battlefield, suffering only a few defeats. However, in 53 BC […]

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