Napoleon in Italy Part 5: Battle of Rivoli
Islam's 'Golden Age': Fall of the Abbasids
Napoleon in Italy Part 4: Battle of Arcole
Islam's 'Golden Age': Rise of the Abbasids
The scandalous 'Secret History' of Procopius
The greatest defensive campaign in history?
Belisarius fights his way up the Tiber to save Rome
Napoleon loses Paris
Belisarius saves Rome from destruction
Gunnery tactics in the Age of Sail
The first plague pandemic reaches Constantinople
The bloodiest battle of the Napoleonic Wars
Procopius records the world's first plague pandemic
How one Corporal's mistake cost Napoleon 30,000 men
How to reload a naval cannon
Napoleon's last chance for peace?
Roman historian Procopius records evil omens...
How to sail a Napoleonic warship against the wind
Napoleon in Italy Part 3: Battle of Bassano
The staggering scale of Napoleon's losses in Russia
The Oracle of Delphi warns the Athenians
Belisarius arrests the Pope
What were the British Navy's 'press gangs'?
Was this the decision that cost Napoleon his empire?
The assassination of Theoderic the Great's daughter
What were Nelson's quarters like on HMS Victory?
World's greatest castles
The disastrous cost of Napoleon's invasion of Spain
The Last Roman Triumph
Legacy of the 1848 Revolutions
How did commanders communicate with troops in WW1?
26 miles of rigging on a ship-of-the-line - what did it do?
Napoleon's first major defeat
What is a castle keep?
How did the Eastern Romans reorganise imperial defence?
Origin of the world-famous 'Radetzky March'
Know your masts! Quick guide to every mast on a ship-of-the-line
St.Petersburg 1825 - the Decembrist Revolt
What was Napoleon's 'Continental System'?
Guide to an Ancient Greek warship
The Nika Riots - 532 AD
How many men does it take to crew a Napoleonic warship?
Napoleon's deadly plan at Austerlitz
Castle gatehouses - the medieval 'kill zone'
Napoleon urges his men across the bridge at Lodi
How did the Eastern Romans punish a traitor?
Napoleon in Italy Part 2: Battle of Castiglione
Russia's First Revolutionaries: The Decembrists ALL PARTS