What Do You Know About Real-Life Warriors?

Leaders of cultures all around the ancient world proved themselves through military might. Their tactics and weapon choices have become legendary and their empires have been some of the greatest the world has ever seen.

Do you know anything about these amazing civilizations? Pit your knowledge about these warriors to the extremes as you answer these difficult yet interesting questions about ancient warriors.

Created by: Lena62
  1. Tiglath-Pileser III, who expanded his empire significantly, is considered one of the most successful commanders in world history. Which ancient civilization did he come from?
  2. The Battle of Thermopylae in 480 BCE is an extrordinary event where a group of 300 peoples defeated the vast Persian army. What culture was it that defeated mighty Persia?
  3. The plalanx was the heart of the Macedonian army, and was made up of rows of up to 16 men with an 18-foot long pike each. This unit was the core of which leader's military?
  4. Which of these tests is NOT one of the three test warriors are required to pass in order to enter Celtic Fianna Eireann training?
  5. Which of these Roman tactics were used to protect the archers when the enemy threatened to surround them?
  6. What words were those traditionally ascribed to Roman gladiators before they engaged in a fight?
  7. Longboats were a vital element to the sucess of a certain civilization. They added to the necessary element of surprise. What nation used these boats?
  8. The code of laws, or Bushido, of the Japanese Samurai did NOT include which principle?
  9. Which of these weapons were NOT used by Japanese Ninjas?
  10. How far could the famed Mongolian recurve bow shoot?
  11. Which was NOT one of the ten rules in the Code of Chivalry that Medieval European knights followed?
  12. Which of these was NOT an Aztec weapon?
  13. The battle tactic called 'Horns of the Beast' was used by which culture to defeat the British?

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