Hannibal's merciless attacks on Roman soil dealt a near-fatal blow to the soon-to-be Empire. Sworn by his father to a blood oath against the Romans, Hannibal of Carthage does the unthinkable.
After wresting control of the throne of Israel in a bloody civil war, David moves quickly to destroy those who challenge his right to the throne - then turns his sword on his political enemies.
In this bloody first battle of the conquest of the Promised Land, Joshua's special operations forces secretly infiltrate and destroy Jericho from the inside out.
Julius Caesar butchers his way through Gaul. The Romans complete their long quest for total Mediterranean dominance, defeating the Gauls in the final battle of the Gallic Wars.
To combat the Israelite Exodus out of Egypt, Pharaoh releases his army to hunt the Israelites down. But Moses' sharp military mind and intimate knowledge of the terrain prove to be more than the Egyptian army can handle.
In 327 B.C., Alexander the Great leads his armies into India against Greece, where he faces one of the most difficult tactical challenges any ground commander can confront.
What begins as a dispute over a buffer zone escalates quickly into a struggle for regional dominance as two of the great empires of the ancient world trade blows.