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The 15 Best Military Commanders In Human HistoryCurated byGrunge
What defines the greatest commander? Obviously, the barometer has shifted over the past thousand years, and it's difficult to judge ancient heroes against generals of today. For our list, we took into account how long they commanded, what significant battles they won, their contributions to the field of strategy, the size of the territory they held or conquered, and their lasting legacy in historiography. Looking back from the Ancient Greeks through the 20th century, these are the 15 best...
Netflix Criticized For ‘Queering’ Alexander The Great—But Historians Say Today’s Definition Of Gay Can’t Be Applied To Ancient Greece
A new Netflix series about the life of Alexander the Great, which includes scenes of him with a male lover, has faced criticism from some Greek officials, and some historians say that although the ancient Greek military general may very well have had same-sex relations, modern conceptions of being …