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The Battle of Levounion 1091 AD

It’s late April of the year 1091. Somewhere in southern Thrace, Emperor Alexios Komnenos rides in the vanguard of his recently assembled army, marching to challenge his enemy.  A small group of riders loom in the distance, racing towards them. Alexios, squinting his … Read more

Battle of Zela

In the midst of his civil war ( October of 48BC) Julius Caesar found himself seriously entangled in the court intrigues of the Egyptian monarchy. In addition to the complicated political situation that he was facing in Egypt he also had to deal with a local uprising th… Read more