Help support TMP


"The Roman Army's Darkest Days" Topic


1 Post

All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.

Remember that you can Stifle members so that you don't have to read their posts.

For more information, see the TMP FAQ.


Back to the Ancients Discussion Message Board


Areas of Interest

Ancients

Featured Hobby News Article


Featured Link


Featured Ruleset


Featured Showcase Article

Bronze Age's Ajax, King of Salamis

combatpainter Fezian paints a legend from the Trojan Wars.


Featured Profile Article


Featured Book Review


453 hits since 24 Oct 2021
©1994-2021 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2021 8:03 p.m. PST

"Augustus was so alarmed that for several consecutive months he did not cut his beard or hair, and sometimes he bashed his head in the corridors, crying out, ‘Quinctilius Varus – bring the legions back!'

Augustus reacts to the catastrophic news that three legions under the command of Varus had been wiped out by the Germans.

The Second Punic War nearly saw Hannibal and his Carthaginians wipe out the Roman forces. The legendary defeats at Trasimene (217 BC) and Cannae (216 BC) haunted Roman memory. But they were not the only times Rome came near to complete destruction at the hands of an enemy on the battlefield…"
Main page

link

Part II

link

Part III

link


Armand

Sorry - only verified members can post on the forums.