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This Ancient Warriors series from the Discovery Channel is an excellent look at the warrior groups and armies that shaped history. Each half-hour episode looks at a major fighting people or force and charts the reasons for their rise to dominance and subsequent fall. People who are interested in warfare throughout the ages - or the specific warrior groups themselves - will appreciate this series.


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S01E01 The Assyrians: Masters of War 17/04/1994 The Assyrians were the first people to employ a standing army, using recruits from conquered nations to put 200,000 men in the field. The Assyrians' best-known development was their use of two-wheeled chariots and cavalry.
S01E02 The Celts 24/04/1994 The Celts were one of the most important civilisations of Europe and at their zenith had conquered Central Europe, France, Spain and the British Isles. The source of their military success lay in their use of finely made iron weaponry, especially their swords and helmets, and their skilled chariot tactics.
S01E03 The Normans 01/05/1994 Descendants of the Vikings, the Normans were one of the most successful warrior groups of the Middle Ages, conquering the French coast and England.
S01E04 The Legions of Rome 08/05/1994 The story of Rome's rise to a world empire is one of the most fascinating in history and it was the training, discipline and manoeuvrability of the legion that brought the Romans victory.
S01E05 The Macedonians 15/05/1994 Philip of Macedonia created one of the most effective and successful armies of antiquity based on the phalanx, a compact body of infantry armed with long spikes. His even more illustrious son, Alexander the Great, defeated and conquered the great Persian Empire.
S01E06 Soldiers of the Pharaoh 22/05/1994 Enormous preparation and financial expenditure went towards creating a fighting force for Ramses II that could protect and expand Egyptian territories in Palestine and Syria, especially against the threats of the Hittites.
S01E07 The Spartans 29/05/1994 The Spartans were the most effective warriors of the Greek civilisations due to their rigorous training and the austerity of the Spartan culture.
S00E01 The Zulus 00/00/0000
S00E02 The Romans 00/00/0000

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