WHO WERE THE TOUGHEST WARRIORS IN HISTORY?
Romans? Barbarians? Mongols?
Hello from the Chalke Valley History Festival, where well-heeled history fans rub shoulders with grimy fingered re-enactors from almost any era you can think of.
My conversation by the bar this evening is an old one - but a good one. Which warriors, from any age of history, would win a fantasy battle. One rule: the battle is fought on the ‘home field’ of the older power. Another: no nuclear weapons.
Otherwise, the field is open. So… all things being roughly equal, who wins a fair fight? The Romans? The Mongols? The modern US? Answers in the comments, and I’ll round up the best of them in the next episode of First Draft…
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