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Jankau 1645 – Thirty Years’ War DOCUMENTARY

Jankau 1645 – Thirty Years’ War DOCUMENTARY

The epic battle of Freiburg in 1644 showed that the Holy Roman Empire still had enough strength to defend against the Franco-Swedish alliance, but the empire was getting low on resources, their allies were leaving their cause, and their enemies were on all sides. A new Swedish offensive in 1645 proved able to push the …

Is Mulan historical?

Is Mulan historical?

Prominent historical and mythical figures often serve as a potent symbol for whole nations. For the people of the British Isles, for example, tales such as those of King Arthur and the Round Table are almost universally known as a part of that nation’s soul. Many of these stories become so widespread and retold that …

Kulikovo 1380 – Rus-Mongol Wars DOCUMENTARY

Kulikovo 1380 – Rus-Mongol Wars DOCUMENTARY

The Mongols’ rule over Eastern Europe was harsh, but no other nation has internalized it to the level the Russians have done, as the ostensible Mongol-Tatar Yoke entered the collective memory of the Russian people. Although modern historians present a more nuanced view of the Golden Horde’s dominance, the struggle against the Khans was very …

Battle of Munda, 45 BC ⚔️ Caesar’s Civil War

Battle of Munda, 45 BC ⚔️ Caesar’s Civil War

It’s early in the year 46 BC. After the decisive defeat at Thapsus all seemed lost for the “Optimates” Most of their prominent members were either dead or fleeing. A large portion of their armies was either destroyed or captured, while any remaining troops scattered. But despite all of these disastrous set-backs, the old political …