What Was Crassus Thinking? – The “fool” of Carrhae – YouTube

Today I wanted to take a closer look at the common narrative that Crassus was a bumbling idiot who caused the disaster of Carrhae. What was he thinking! Today we will attempt to reconstruct his chain of decisions to determine if they really were misguided….

Deadly Moments in History – Avenging Crassus – YouTube

In 54 BC Crassus launched Rome’s first campaign against the Parthians only to face disastrous defeat at the battle of Carrhae. This humiliation required Roman vengeance. The campaigns that followed would become the opening salvos of the Roman-Parthian wars! Support future documentaries: https://www.patreon.com/InvictaHistory Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/InvictaHistory…

History Today – The Monsters of Norse Mythology in God of War – YouTube

We talk about the Norse mythology behind the monsters and enemies you face in God of War 4! I am joined by James McMullen (AskHistorians flaired user u/EyeStache). He is a Canadian Museologist who also has an MA in Medieval Icelandic Studies from the University…

Norman History and Knights – YouTube

We discuss how Vikings founded the Duchy of Normandy which came to rule England and developed a cavalry force known across Europe. The Normans and their Knights will be an invasion force that appears in the late game of Total War Sage: Thrones of Britannia….

Total War: Thrones of Britannia – Siege of Dun Patraic (Massive Battles) – YouTube

We wage an epic multi-pronged battle for the settlement of Dun Patraic with Circenn defending against Mide led by Indypride. CA has done an amazing jobs with sieges in Thrones of Britannia and I am sure you will have a blast! (Learn about military history…

History Today – Surviving a Viking Winter – YouTube

We talk about how Vikings (or Medieval Scandinavians) survived the winter and how that experience impacted their culture and religion! I am joined by James McMullen (AskHistorians flaired user u/EyeStache). He is a Canadian Museologist who also has an MA in Medieval Icelandic Studies from…

Military Equipment of the Anglo Saxons and Vikings – YouTube

Today we dive into the world of Early Medieval England to analyze the military equipment available to the warring Anglo Saxons and Vikings! Support future documentaries: https://www.patreon.com/InvictaHistory Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/InvictaHistory Twitter: https://twitter.com/InvictaHistory Documentary Credits: Research: Invicta Script: Invicta Artwork: Osprey Publishing Game: Total War Saga: Thrones…

How They Did It – Paying Taxes in Ancient Rome – YouTube

We step back in time to take a look at how taxes worked in Ancient Rome. This documentary covers the system of taxation during the Roman Republic and Empire! Sources: The Roman Market Economy by Peter Temin The Ancient Economy by M. I. Finley Taxes…