After storming through modern day Belgium, Caesar won his final victory of 57 B.C. not by sword but, rather, by the marvel of invention and Roman engineering.
Educated in Southern California with a Bachelors in History and a Juris Doctorate, Shahan has directed his passion for understanding the how the world works into a writing practice that aims to deliver entertaining and enlightening content for the inquiring mind.
Ambush! Battle with the Nervii Julius Caesar’s campaign against the Belgae began with impressive success. He defeated and demoralized a great host of enemies nearly 250,000 men strong. As summer […]
Fresh off the heels of a good year full of military victory, surefooted Julius Caesar leads his small Roman army up north to confront a giant war force rumored to be forming against him.
Upon birth, Hermes, child of Zeus, proves himself to be a powerful and formidable god, worthy of inclusion among the Pantheon of Olympus.
A series of power moves by the Helvetii do not pan out for them while Julius Caesar keeps his cool and subjugates them.
Caesar wins his first military conflict in Gaul in 58 B.C. and sends all the belligerents back home with minor punishments.
For his first trick as governor of Rome’s northern provinces, Julius Caesar will turn defense into offense and sow the seeds of conquest over Gaul.
Did he actually bring back pasta and gunpowder from China? No, but he possibly coined the term “Millionaire.”
The story of Hercules’ death is tragic but divine. Who would have thought he could become even bigger than he already was?
In the Spring of 1748, when George Washington was 16 years old, he joined a surveying mission into the Shenandoah Valley and the South Branch Potomac River, as was his trade, in the company of George Fairfax, Esq., a dear family friend and mentor.