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Fall of Republican Africa

Fall of Republican Africa

In Egypt, Caesar was looking for Pompey, but found Cleopatra. Meanwhile, in the province of Africa, his implacable opponents were preparing for new battles...
Russian resistance to Polish occupation

Russian resistance to Polish occupation

The Russians responded to the colonial, anti-Russian policy of the Commonwealth with large-scale uprisings. The core of the resistance was the Cossacks, as the most passionate (active) part of the Russian superethnos...
Bestiaries of the Middle Ages

Bestiaries of the Middle Ages

Life has changed so much that it is so difficult to penetrate into the nature of thinking of a man of centuries ago that it is often simply impossible. Even with written sources at hand, we often simply do not ...
Battle of Philippi

Battle of Philippi

Tragic confrontation: Mark Junius Brutus and Gaius Cassius Longinus against Mark Antony and Octavian...
The defeat of the French army in the second battle of Polotsk

The defeat of the French army in the second battle of Polotsk

210 years ago, Russian troops under the command of Wittgenstein defeated the French-Bavarian corps of Saint-Cyr and liberated Polotsk. As a result, a threat was created to the communications of the French army with ...
Operation Hour of the Bull: Course Correction

Operation Hour of the Bull: Course Correction

Preparing a revolution in Russia, the Bolsheviks proceeded from the following logic: Russia is a tangle of contradictions in all spheres of life; therefore, it is relatively easy to seize power, but you can keep it only ...
Defeat of Murat in the Battle of Tarutino

Defeat of Murat in the Battle of Tarutino

210 years ago, in the Battle of Tarutino, the Russian army defeated the French troops of Marshal Murat. Napoleon began his retreat from Moscow...
What the Saints Say

What the Saints Say

Book miniatures from medieval manuscripts are the most valuable sources of our knowledge about the Middle Ages. Among them, not only those that are directly devoted to the image are important ...
"Kiss of Judas" through the eyes of medieval portholes

"Kiss of Judas" through the eyes of medieval portholes

Today, for the umpteenth time, we will go on a journey through the pages of medieval manuscripts and look at how the illustrators of that time depicted one very important event reflected in...
How the French lost the Russian army

How the French lost the Russian army

The Russian army made a strategic Tarutinsky maneuver, seizing the initiative in their own hands. Napoleon called this maneuver a movement that put the French army in a difficult and even...
Castles from medieval miniatures

Castles from medieval miniatures

We again continue our story about medieval castles, however, before dealing with their history or architecture, it makes sense to get acquainted with castles from medieval miniatures and see what ...
The brutal assault on Kazan

The brutal assault on Kazan

470 years ago, the Russian-Tatar regiments of Ivan the Terrible took Kazan. By eliminating the Kazan kingdom, Moscow solved the problem of a constant threat from the east. Russia annexed a significant part of the Volga region and ...