Written by Alex Smith. The Praetorian Guard are often the primary focus of discussion surrounding the private protectors of emperors, but there was actually a more personal body of soldiers who guarded emperors. Here, Alex Smith takes a look at the Germanic guards who are often overshadowed.
Written by Alex Smith. The fortress system of Nubia is often overshadowed by the pyramids when discussing Ancient Egyptian architecture. Key for regulating trade and its role in offensive policy, Alex Smith revisits this complex system in the south of Egypt.