hydaspes

Rivers As Weapons.

by Daniel Russ on April 30, 2014

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    Battle Of Hydaspes .   A great article in wondersandmarvels.com looks at a specific kind of combat engineering that was rare but incredibly effective. By having armies dig new streams and irrigation channels, life supporting water could be used to flush out enemies or dehydrate them by diverting sources. Lucius Metellus, a Roman […]

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            By the time he was 29 years old, Alexander the Great was the emperor of Greece, the emperor of Persia by virtue of defeating Xerxes on the plain of Arbella, and the Pharoah of Egypt, and was now knocking on the door of India. His was a warrior’s heart. […]

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