Το παιδί στο Σταθμό

Εσύ Με ένα χαρτοφύλακα στο χέρι Με το κουστούμι να σε ζεσταίνει μέρα μεσημέρι Που κάνεις την ίδια διαδρομή Κάθε μέρα δίχως διακοπή Τα βήματά σου μετρημένα Ένα προς ένα Δεν έχεις βαρεθεί να προχωράς Πάνω στις ίδιες ράγες να περπατάς Θυμήσου τότε που ήσουν παιδί Δεν είχες κάνει του δικού σου τρένου την επιλογή … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε Το παιδί στο Σταθμό.

Pyrrhic Wars : Sicilian Campaign

Although Pyrrhus' proverbially costly victories against Rome are fairly well known and often wargamed, little is known about his Sicilian adventure. This took place between the battles of Asculum in 279 BC and Beneventum in 275 BC. Following his 'Pyrrhic' victory at Asculum in 279 BC, and realising that ultimate success could cost him the bulk … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε Pyrrhic Wars : Sicilian Campaign.

Siege of Vienna 1683;When the Winged Hussars Arrived

In July and August, the Hapsburgs were engaged in a swift circle of diplomatic contacts to attract allies. The Poles, the Saxons, the Germans, the Brandenburgers and the French at the last minute, after tireless negotiations with other rulers, formed a strong Christian force to help Vienna at the last moment. Thus, on August 21, … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε Siege of Vienna 1683;When the Winged Hussars Arrived.

Siege of Vienna 1683

On 10th August 1664, with the end of the Fourth Austro-Turkish War (1663-1664), a 20-year peace treaty (the Peace of Vasvár) was signed between Leopold I Archduke of Austria (Leopold Ignaz Joseph Balthasar Felician) and Mehmet IV (Avci Mehmet, Mehmet the Hunter) of the Ottoman Empire in Vasvár, Hungary, which set the borders between the … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε Siege of Vienna 1683.

Battle of Mantinea 362 B.C.

The Theban Hegemony (371-362 BC) was a short period in which the battlefield victories of Epaminondas overthrew the power of Sparta, and made Thebes the most powerful state in Greece. It began with the crushing Theban victory over a Spartan army at Leuctra, and effectively ended with the death of Epaminondas at the battle of … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε Battle of Mantinea 362 B.C..

Macedonian Phalanx; Organization and Tactics

 Organization The Macedonian phalanx was based on the sixteen-deep file, although the file leader's title of dekarch attested to an earlier ten-deep organisation. Alexander's phalanx fought eight deep; by Polybius' time, perhaps as a result of Pyrrhus' experiences against the Romans, the phalanx fought sixteen deep. For much of its existence, the phalanx was formed … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε Macedonian Phalanx; Organization and Tactics.

Pyrrhic Wars : Heraclea Battle

While Pyrrhus was eagerly awaiting his next opportunity for glory, it arrived in the form of a Tarantine delegation. The city of Tarentum, like the rest of the cities of Lower Italy, whether Greek or not, was feeling the pressure of the rising power of Rome. With the help of its powerful legions and its … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε Pyrrhic Wars : Heraclea Battle.

Pyrrhic Wars :The Humble Beginnings

Pyrrhus of Epirus He has been in history as one of the "big losers", which is unfair to the extremely capable soldier Pyrrhus, but he responds to the image of the stormy, violent and alien political leader. The father of Pyrrhus was the king of the Molosses (Greek tribe) of Epirus, Aiakides, the son of … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε Pyrrhic Wars :The Humble Beginnings.