Category: battle

“If you worship your enemy, you are defeated. …

“If you worship your enemy, you are defeated. If you adopt your enemy’s religion, you are enslaved. If you breed with your enemy, you are destroyed.” – King Polydoros of Sparta (reigned 741–665 BC)

“The great must submit the dominion of prude…

“The great must submit the dominion of prudence and virtue, or none will long submit to the dominion of the great.”

(Jason and the Argonauts arriving at Colchis. The Argonautica tells the myth of their voyage to retrieve the Golden Fleece. This painting is located in the Palace of Versailles.)

“The true soldier fights not because he hate…

“The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.” – 

G.K. Chesterton.

Important knightly business to attend to&helli…

Important knightly business to attend to…#medieval #knight #fight #battle
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I lay the ax to the root of every evil tree in…

I lay the ax to the root of every evil tree in my life. #medieval #battle #dragon #victory #blessed #triumph #light #reward
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How effective was the English LONGBOW? Pt. I: …

How effective was the English LONGBOW? Pt. I: The Battle of Crécy:

iloveancienthistory:

People I know I’ve been away for a while–I’ve been really freaking busy with this latest video!

It’s the first in a series I’m doing examining the effectiveness of the famed English longbow over the crossbow and French knight. If you’re interested, check it out!

How effective was the English LONGBOW? Pt. I: …

How effective was the English LONGBOW? Pt. I: The Battle of Crécy:

iloveancienthistory:

People I know I’ve been away for a while–I’ve been really freaking busy with this latest video!

It’s the first in a series I’m doing examining the effectiveness of the famed English longbow over the crossbow and French knight. If you’re interested, check it out!

“Cowards die many times before their deaths;…

“Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once.” – William Shakespeare

“Cowards die many times before their deaths;…

“Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once.” – William Shakespeare

Battle of Dun Nechtain (May 20th 685) – A Pict…

Battle of Dun Nechtain (May 20th 685) – A Pictish stone at Aberlemno Church yard

Relief is thought to depict  Battle of Dun Nechtain where  Picts defeated invading Northumbrian forces. Among the casualties was Ecgfrith, king of Northumbria. Picts and their leader Bridei III (?) are portrayed on the left and their enemies on the right.

Source: By Greenshed [Public domain], from Wikimedia Commons