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1 The Art of War
Throughout history, war has provided the impetus for technological breakthroughs. Many ancient weapons were works of art and being a weapons maker was a high profile profession. Here are some ancient weapons from around the world.
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10 Q
dcpddc478
Oct 27 14
99 plays
2 Fall of Massada
Massada was the last stand of the Jewish rebellion against the mighty Roman Empire. Massada's doom was tragic. See what you know of the events surrounding the incident.
Tough
15 Q
LeoDaVinci
Mar 23 04
5790 plays
3 Ancient Weapons
Laser guided bombs? Predator drones? Forget them because ancient warriors used more "face-to-face" weapons. Let's have a look.
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10 Q
CmdrK
Feb 14 10
2040 plays
4 Setting the Stage: Ancient Battles
The first of the Setting the Stage series, on warfare from 1300 BC to 500 AD.
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10 Q
nickaloo99
Mar 08 10
1890 plays
5 Pardon Me, Just Invading Your Land!
King Alexander III (the Great) of Macedon took the legacy of his father King Philip II, secured it, and then expanded it by including a few neighbors. Here are a few questions about his campaigns.
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10 Q
reedy
Nov 09 13
264 plays
6 Name That Battle (BCE)
From Ancient Egypt to Rome, the ancient world was shaped by epic battles. Here are just a few ... and be warned, the questions are not necessarily in chronological order. Enjoy!
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10 Q
_elbereth_
Aug 04 05
8286 plays
7 Ancient Warfare
Throughout the ages combat techniques and equipment have changed. Test you knowledge of the equipment, skills and tactics employed by ancients armies.
Difficult
20 Q
Mortifer
Aug 24 05
3471 plays
8 Roman Legion vs. Macedonian Phalanx
The clash of the two most powerful armies of the ancient world to this day has historians on the edge of their seats. How well do you know why one triumphed over the other?
Tough
10 Q
Pyrrus
Apr 13 12
465 plays
9 Antique Battles And Warfare
There was a time that the study of history focused on battles only. Now that the perspective has changed, we might begin to forget that after all victory or defeat in battles DOES matter. Check your expertise.
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10 Q
flem-ish
Apr 09 02
6747 plays
10 Great Battles of the World - Cannae
2nd August 216 BC, Cannae. Test your knowledge of the battle.
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10 Q
wardythegreat
Aug 18 08
2097 plays
11 Egyptian Campaigns 1
More than one ancient Egyptian pharaoh ventured into present-day Palestine to protect his interests. Come along on some of those campaigns!
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10 Q
sterretjie101
Sep 15 08
546 plays
12 Greatest Roman Generals: Scipio Africanus
This is the first in a Roman generals series. Test your knowledge of the Roman who saved Rome from the mighty Hannibal Barca.
Tough
10 Q
ernestsng
Nov 26 11
327 plays
13 Egyptian Campaigns 2
In the previous quiz Pharaoh Seti I of Egypt let the city of Kadesh slip through his fingers. His son, Ramesses II was not about to make the same mistake, but taking on the Hittite empire was not easy. Did he succeed?
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10 Q
sterretjie101
Sep 20 08
447 plays
14 Ancient Greek War History
Quiz about the main wars and other things about the wars in ancient Greece. Enjoy.
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10 Q
borat25
Nov 26 13
333 plays
15 Ancient Military History
Military history covered from the 700's B.C through the first 1000 A.D.
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10 Q
charlemagne
Jun 12 00
6516 plays
16 Famous Roman Battles I
This is my first quiz. Hope you enjoy it!
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10 Q
ernestsng
Aug 28 11
633 plays
17 Famous Roman Battles II
Towards the end of the republic Rome faced a series of difficulties ranging from the Carthaginians to the Greeks and finally, a civil war to rocked her to the core. Test your knowledge of these decisive battles.
Tough
10 Q
ernestsng
Sep 08 11
513 plays
18 The Battle of Zama
The critical battle which ended the Second Punic War. See how much you know about this ancient conflict.
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10 Q
parrotman2006
Sep 13 13
189 plays
19 Second Punic War
My first quiz! It is about the Second Punic War.
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10 Q
jsjuno
Feb 04 09
957 plays
20 Hoplites
A quiz on hoplites and things relating to them. This quiz includes questions on the founding, equipment, and so on of the hoplites.
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10 Q
Jordan99259
Apr 23 07
1794 plays
21 Henry's History "Lessons"
Henry's back! I am on my way to visit with Sir William, the Earl of Warwick's most experienced knight, hoping to learn more about the history of warfare and battles. Sir William knows how to tell a great story! Want to come along?
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10 Q
ponycargirl
Apr 16 14
342 plays
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Some sample questions from this category:

* What expansionist people defeated the Kingdom of Israel around 722 B.C?
* The most elite fighting unit of what ancient empire's army was known as the 10000 Immortals?
* In the 300's B.C what son of Macedonian king Philip II spread Greek culture through much of southern Asia by conquering territory nearly all the way to the Indian subcontinent?
* What city state did Rome engage the Punic Wars with in the 200's B.C?
* Who engineered the final defeat of Rome in 476 A.D?


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