One of history's most powerful empires, this nation's proximity to the Mediterranean Sea causes it to become involved in the events discussed in the book.
This city-state located on a peninsula relied on its fleet of ships for protection and military might.
This island nation relied upon a large and technologically advanced fleet of ships, and consequently adopted very different strategies from those used by other nations.
This class of military units consisted of large groups of mounted soldiers.
This class of military units provide excellent mobility and powerful ranged fire in an era before mechanized warfare.
This Mediterranean empire's wealth was based on trade, and it had a great political influence in the region.
This ancient empire saw a female noble and her brother go to war with one another for the throne. It remained unconquered by other powerful...
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