How They DId It – Elections in Ancient Rome – YouTube

We step back in time to join the Romans as they head to the polls! In this episode on ancient elections we look at the offices, the voters, and the process of the mid Republic. Bibliography: — Yakobson, Alexander. “Secret Ballot and Its Effects in…

Ancient Dog Food (Roman / Greek History) – YouTube

As we consider the lives of pet dogs in the past, one wonders what they had to eat. Today we examine what dog food looked like in ancient Rome and Greece! Once again, a huge thanks is owed to Beverly Johnson for the fantastic illustrations…

How They Did It – Pet Dogs in Ancient Rome – YouTube

Our history with man’s best friend stretches far into the past. Today we take a look at the lives of dogs in ancient Rome; how they named, trained, and raised them. Bibliography: Xenophon and Arrian: On Hunting (1999) translated by A. A. Phillips and M….

How They Did It – Declaring War in Ancient Rome – YouTube

The Romans were often at war but have you ever stopped to consider how exactly that was announced. Turns out the Romans had a complicated ritual associated with declarations of war aimed at making their casus belli apparent before the gods. I hope you enjoy…

Total War: Three Kingdoms – Ambush Battle Gameplay (Gamescom Demo) – YouTube

I got to play the Gamescom Demo for Total War: Three Kingdoms which features our first ever look at the new ambush battles! So far I am loving the new gameplay mechanics and graphics. The duels in particular are quite epic and I really enjoy…

Did the Roman Army Use Marching Songs? (ft. Metatron) – YouTube

The Roman army spent much of its time on the move. This raises the question, did they have marching songs? For more history check out the Metatron’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIjGKyrdT4Gja0VLO40RlOw Literary Sources: “The Roman Triumph” by Mary Beard “Legions of Rome” by Stephan Dando-Collins #RomanHistory, #Metatron

Total War: Rome II – Rise of the Republic (Samnite Campaign) – YouTube

Let’s explore the latest Total War DLC which covers the 4th century Rise of the Republic. In this review we take a look at all the playable factions, start off as Rome, and then conclude with some campaign gameplay as the Samnites! The DLC can…

The Rise of Rome – How Italy Was Conquered – YouTube

Let’s talk about the rise of the Roman Republic in its early years, specifically how the diverse communities across Italy were united! If you love this time period, I suggest you take a look at the “Rise of Rome” DLC coming out soon for Rome…

My Mini-Library Tour (History Books and Board Games) – YouTube

I wanted to share with you my collection of books and games in the hopes of providing some solid recommendations! Check below for time stamps of each section: Time stamps: 1:20 – Roman Armour 2:06 – Warhammer Miniatures 4:04 – The Greeks and Macedonians 5:56…

Garum, Rome’s Favorite Condiment (Ancient Cooking) – YouTube

As Rome’s military expanded the Empire’s territory it also expanded the kitchen pantry. Today we take a look at one of Rome’s favorite condiments, Garum fish sauce! Credit to: http://www.karwansaraypublishers.com/ancient-history-magazine/ahm-shop/ahm-8-pdf.html InvictaGaming: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-aoMrWqVF09ZKKiWhLLReg? Support future documentaries: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/InvictaHistory Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/InvictaHistory Twitter: https://twitter.com/InvictaHistory Literary Sources “Logistics of…