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Their revolutionary tactics would change the way war was fought forever. They would march further than any soldiers had before them and crush all opposition. In one afternoon they would defeat the proudest civilization of their day. Led by the greatest general in history, they would forge an empire that stretched from Greece to the Indies River.
Ancient Warriors – The Series
There have been countless warring civilizations thought history, from the Aztecs to the Samurai, Vikings, Ninjas, Huns and more. First shown on The Discovery Channel, this series traces the rise of major fighting cultures by exploring the motivations of ancient soldiers and their leaders. Viewers learn of the visions these warriors sought to impose on the world, and how they lived, fought, trained, and finally died.
Running time: 24 mins
Originally broadcast on Discovery Channel