The History of Rome

Mike Duncan

Education, Society & Culture, History

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History 13

A weekly podcast tracing the history of the Roman Empire, beginning with Aeneas's arrival in Italy and ending with the exile of Romulus Augustulus, last Emperor of the Western Roman Empire. Now complete!


014a- A Phalanx With Joints

February 25th, 2010

Episode 15 of 191 episodes

For hundreds of years the Roman Army used the Greek phalanx, but during the Samnite Wars they were forced to develop a new distinctly Roman system.