Ancient Warfare XIII.3 with the rise of Septimius Severus.
The murder of Commodus on December 31st, AD 192, unleashed a race for the throne by a series of claimants. Five years later, at the battle of Lugdunum, the contest was finally decided.
Ancient Warfare XIII.3
Theme: The Rise of Septimius Severus
Jasper Oorthuys, 'Historical introduction - The rise of Septimius Severus'.
Mike Bishop, 'Deciphering the double burial - Murder in Canterbury'.
Dr. Simon Elliott, 'The Battle of Lugdunum, AD 197 - Clash of the titans'.
Jessica Brain, 'Defence on the fringes of the Roman Empire - The permeable border'.
Ross Cowan, 'Arms & armour reuse in the Roman Empire - Old weapons for new soldiers'.
Jon Coulston, 'War in the archaeological record, part III - Siege warfare'.
Graham Wrightson, 'Combined arms in Macedonia - The peak of integrated warfare'.
Gareth Williams, 'Evaluating Herodotus' statement - "Naked" Persians at Plataea'.
Nicholas L. Wright - Macedonian armies before Philip II - They will not prove formidable'.
Murray Dahm, 'Putting hoplites on horses - Riding to war'.
Duncan B. Campbell, 'The Equites Singulares Augusti - Riding with the emperor'.
...and much, much more!