Rethinking the Gauls
The idea of the primitive Gauls, living in the forest until they were civilized and assimilated into the Roman Empire, is now being seen as totally obsolete. In this scientific investigation, archaeologists and historians uncover Gaulish settlements to reveal the true face of the Gauls.
History's Wars and Battles
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- Ch 354The Destiny of RomeThe Battle of Philippi in 42 BC would change the world forever. Marc Antony and Octavian sought to avenge Caesar, but later fought over his legacy, with the fate of Rome in the balance. They first managed to combine their forces to punish Brutus and Cassius, Caesar's assassins, and to proclaim their legitimacy. But there could only be one successor to Caesar.Impossible PeaceThese are the best of times for the US. Prohibition doesn't stop anyone from having a good time, the country is on wheels or listening to the radio, welcoming the talkies or investing in the stock market with reckless optimism. It's that brief spell they call the Jazz Age, the age of Charles Lindbergh and Babe Ruth.