Spartacus

73-71 B.C

 

Spartacus and the slave war 73-71 B.C.

The defeat of the Thracian Spartacus by Marcus Licinius Crassus near the Silarus river in south-western Italy.

The Crusades

the siege of Acre

Third crusade 1191

 

King Richard of England, Philip Augustus of France and duke Leopold of Austria defeat the Saracen garrison of Acre.

Teutoburg Forest

9 A.D.

 

Teutoburg forest Germany 9 A.D.

The destruction of Varus' 17th, 18th and 19th legions
by Arminius (Hermann) and his coalition of German tribes:The Cherusci,the Bructeri and the Angrivarii.

Medieval Tournament

1350

 

 

The last viking

raid in England

1075

 

Prince Canute(Cnut) of Denmark and a Danish/Norwegian Armada of 200 ships raid England during

the revolt of the 2 Earls . Apart from sacking York prince Canute  achieved nothing and he and his army sail back to Denmark.

Agincourt

1415, France

 

The English army commanded by king Henry the Fifth defeats the French army against all odds and slaughter the flower of the French nobility. The French lost 10000 men including their leader constable of France Charles d'Albret.

Troy

-1240 B.C

 

A Greek coalition force led by Agamemmon, Achilles, Odysseus and Menelaos defeat and destroy the Trojan army led by King Priam and his
2 sons Hector and Paris. The battle took place near

 modern day Hisarlik, Turkey .

(Anatolia)

Boudicca's

Rebellion

61 A.D

 

Battle of Watling Street.  Suetonius Paulinus,

the Roman commander of the 14th and 20th legions defeats Boudicca, queen of the lceni and leader of the Briton Army.

William Tell

1307

 

William Tell  and the war for Swiss independence.

Swiss hero William Tell kills the Austrian (Habsburg) governor Hermann Gessler in an ambush near Kusnacht Switzerland.

 The Austrian figures by Black hawk toy soldier

The Swiss figures by JIM from France 1963/1964

William Tell by St.Petersburg

Battle of Zama

Scipio defeats Hannibal

-202 B.C.

 

The Punic wars were a series of 3 wars fought between Rome and Carthage from 264 B.C. to 146 B.C. The battle of Zama marked

the end of the second Punic war. A Roman army led by Scipio, with crucial support

from the Numidian leader Masinissa who switched sides to the Romans, defeated a large Carthaginian force led by Hannibal.

 

Attila

451 A.D

 

Attila versus Flavius Aetius:battle of the Catalaunian fields. A.D. 451. A strategic victory for the Roman/Visigothic coalition against the Hunnic empire.

Nevski

1242

 

The russian prince Alexander Nevski defeats the Teutonic knights at the Battle of the Ice also known as the Battle of Lake Peipus in 1242.

Robin Hood

1200 A.D.

 

Robin Hood the heroic outlaw and popular folk figure, robbing from the rich and giving to the poor, alongside his band of Merry Men against the sheriff of Nottingham and Sir Guy of Gisbourne.

Ivanhoe

1200 A.D.

 

Ivanhoe, a noble Saxon knight returns to England after the Crusades.

He challenges his mortal enemy the Norman templar Sir Brian de Bois-Guilbert to a duel.

Arn:Knight Templar

The battle of Montgisard 1177

 

The leper king Baldwin the 4th of Jeruzalem, Odo de St.Amand Grand Master of the Templars and Reynald of Chatillon defeat the Ayyubid(Arab) army of Saladin.

Genghis Khan

1162-1227 A.D.

 

During the early 13th century the Mongol boy Temujin becomes the fearless leader Genghis Khan who unites all Mongol tribes and conquers most of Asia,Europe and the Middle-East

Kings of the sun

16th Century

 

The Spanish conquest of the Inca Empire .

Prince Valiant

500 A.D.

 

A young Norwegian Viking from Thule strives to become a knight in King Arthur's court  and restore his exiled father Aquar to his rightful throne usurped by the pagan tyrant Sligon. Prince Valiant must also uncover the true identity of the black knight to prevent a plot to overthrow King Arthur.

Pompeii

79 A.D.

 

The epic story of a slave-turned-gladiator in a race against time.

As Mount Vesuvius erupts, he must fight to save his beloved as Pompeii crumbles around him.

The Amazons