Tag Archives: Roman Empire

Heir to Greatness: Part 4 – Earning the Diadem

So who amongst the diadochi deserves to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with Alexander the Great? The answer is, predictably, none of them. Though many aspired to the same heights of glory, none could surpass (or even equal) the achievements of the Great … Continue reading

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Total War: Rome 2 Expectations

This trailer for Creative Assembly’s Total War: Rome 2 (the sequel to the hugely succesful real-time tactics, turn-based strategy game Rome: Total War, released in 2004) has been out for a while, but I wanted to bring it to your … Continue reading

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Top Ten Reasons Why the Byzantine Empire Was Legendary

I have a particular fascination with the Byzantine Empire, not least because, on the extremely (EXTREMELY!) rare occasion when it comes up in conversation, very few people know what I’m talking about. I like that. I like its obscurity. I … Continue reading

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