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Ep. 29 Arminius and the Triumph of the Teutoburg Forest

NEW EPISODE: Arminius and the Triumph of the Teutoburg Forest All appeared well as the Romans had the “pacification” of modern-day Germany underway in A.D. 9. The early Principate Roman Army had driven the “barbarians” before it, as it had done many times before. Then revolt stirred and Rome relied on a charismatic German prince, raised…

Ep. 28 The Guerrilla Who Helped Create the Samurai

NEW EPISODE: The Guerrilla Who Helped Create the Samurai The image of the samurai is almost synonymous with Japanese history for many people: the honor-bound, bow and sword wielding individual warrior on horseback. It could have been very different. When the early Japanese Court was trying hard to adopt the massed infantry tactics of China,…

Ep. 27 Underrated Overrated: Hannibal and the Battle of Cannae

Episode 27 Underrated Overrated: Hannibal and the Battle of Cannae Part 3 of a series on historical events that are widely overrated in aspects of their impact and yet actually underrated and deeply misunderstood. #edgeofhistorypodcast #romanhistory #hannibalbarca #militaryhistory

Ep. 26 Underrated Overrated: The Roman Legion and the Will to Win

Episode 26 Underrated Overrated: The Roman Legion and the Will to Win Part 2 of a series on historical events that are widely overrated in aspects of their impact and yet actually underrated and deeply misunderstood. The Roman civilization is famous all over the world, but few people know just how unlikely and unique their rise…

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Relatively unknown but awesome (and important) tales from our past, professionally researched and told in “campfire buddy” fashion. As a historian and educator, the Centurion brings you the tales of the daring, the misunderstood, the underdogs, the dynamic people you’ve never heard of because you didn’t have the right teacher to share it with you.

“We are not the only force in the telling of our story…”

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